Departure area, 08:30PM

The Hubby was crying — big, fat cheeks staining his face. He was hugging his mom tightly–never wanting to let go. Mum-in-law is going back to London for work following a month-long vacation in the Philippines. Aware that his mum is sick yet determined to provide a better future for her two kids, the Hubby…

Ja Mata, ne?

Yesterday was officially my last day at my old company. Come Monday, I will be going back to work, but with a different company and meeting and adjusting again with new people. I don’t know why I keep doing this to myself–I spend years nurturing relationships and then things happen and I am forced to…

Portents.

Here’s my office desk a good two months ago: …and last Saturday, around 5PM: I wont deny that I feel a certain sadness seeing the once “busy” desk left empty. There’s an unspoken melancholy in opening empty drawers, used to be crammed with papers and stuff– now rattling noisily due to an occasional pen or…