Reaction Journal: RuPaul’s Drag Race S1 Ep 4

Disclaimer: I don’t have a prior knowledge of the history of ‘drag’ and its culture and I’m only bringing in my limited knowledge of reality TV shows particularly America’s Next Top Model so apologies in advance. Timestamps for scenes and snippets of conversations have been included so if you want to read ahead, make sure…

Reaction Journal: RuPaul’s Drag Race S1 Ep 3

Disclaimer: I don’t have a prior knowledge of the history of ‘drag’ and its culture and I’m only bringing in my limited knowledge of reality TV shows particularly America’s Next Top Model so apologies in advance. Timestamps for scenes and snippets of conversations have been included so if you want to read ahead, make sure…

Reaction Journal: RuPaul’s Drag Race S1 Ep 1

For a long time, I kept pushing this series aside thinking I was too busy and I could at least catch up on my reading on those days when I was free. Well, I don’t have that excuse anymore so here we are. A disclaimer is in order: I don’t have a prior knowledge of…

At “The Convenience Store”

Look at what I finally got my hands on! I have been following the story of Eddie at The Convenience Store on Twitter for almost two years now. The story is pretty much straightforward: the protagonist works at The Convenience Store and he shares his interesting and somewhat action-packed everyday / or work-day life with…

Calligraphy Sesh with ArtsyFancy

Disclaimer: I was not paid to create this post but I’m explicitly and aggressively showing my support for ArtsyFancy so go figure. Why a calligraphy session? In studying Japanese and in learning Kanji, I began to understand how one small stroke can alter the meaning of a character. I was thinking I could apply the…

2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

Starting with Succulents

There are a number of articles from my old personal blog that I want to salvage and one of them is a write up on my first cacti, Fuji and Eiji. I was immensely proud of and cared so much for them–probably a little too much. Eiji didn’t survive rotting roots and Fuji…well, it got…

Chasing Mr. Sunrise: A Ride to Pililla, Rizal

We met with the HOTMAMA! riders at five in the morning for a ‘breakfast ride.’ It was  a loooooong ride from Malabon to Rizal but such was the feeling of those people who went to a different place for the first time. You can imagine how difficult it is for a nocturnal to sleep at…

A Guest Speaker’s 24 hours in Albay

Feb 23rd Out of my excitement, I got to the airport about four hours before my flight. I mean, who wouldn’t be excited? I decided to make the most out of my time and stayed at the nearest charging station where I squeezed my brain out for an article. While working on my pending article…