Duty, but not exactly hassle-free.

What can be worse than mile-long traffic and the insipidly annoying “fah-lah-lah-lah-lah” that seemed to follow us everywhere we go these days? It’s having to brave the long, frustrating lines while trying to score “tax-free” PX goods on your local duty free. The little sister just arrived from a four-day seminar held in Malaysia and…

The curse of the mall sales

I will never go (or even be in the immediate) vicinity of a freaking mall sale–EVER in my life. Take stock of that claim because I intend to honor it. I had to meet my best friend and our best guy friend from college yesterday. The reason for the meeting was two things: a) best…

The search for an (internet) connection: 2 days, and I smell desperation

You will never guess where I am updating this blog. In an INTERNET CAFE, somewhere in urbane Makati…surrounded by kids shouting unprintables as they battle virtual assassins on the world wide web; people making a virtual connection on a very public place and what not. In short, its 1998 once again and I have returned…

Make Facebook moron-free!!!

There are amazing things in this world that one shouldn’t take advantage of, like wealth, the law and even money. One of them is Facebook. Like any other thing of beauty, Facebook–when in the hands of a very stupid and moronic person–becomes cheap, uncouth and at times, even annoying. I decided to unfriend one of…