MAY 2020 ARTICLES

Who would have thought I’ d be stuck not reading a number of articles for this month? With the time I had for myself, I attended online seminars, some with certificates and some without: Pro tip: When companies are offering their services for free, take advantage of those offers while they last. Just don’t be…

APRIL 2020 ARTICLES

You’d think that telecommuting would give you more time for yourself. Amidst the planning, designing, monitoring and launching of three platforms for the company I work for, I got to finish the following things in April: One course from EdX entitled “Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism” Another from Coursera, “Agile Software Development” Stephen Hawking’s book,…

Quick Review: I want to eat your pancreas (Manga)

An unsolicited advice: lock your room when you’re reading this manga. This is the kind that makes you scrunch your face as it tugs your heart and you don’t want to be found by your parent-in-law in that situation. Nope. A list of things I liked about the manga is probably the more fitting title…

March 2020 Articles

Admittedly, not everyone is enjoying his or her time during the pandemic. But as Gandalf once said: So I spent more time binge-watching Netflix TV Series reading new articles and taking new online courses while keeping myself healthy. Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this month: Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar (BrainPicking) Amidst…

February 2020 Articles

February was a month for science videos, work, books, work, shoujo mangas, work, games, and work that I thank heavens for “Schedule posts” feature. How are you? COVID-19, Parasite, and Kobe Bryant sent us on a roller coaster ride of emotions. One day, you are peacefully enjoying your time, watching anything that strikes your fancy…

An Amateur Literary Criticism to The Book of Lost Things

This book was solid. Reading this novel is revisiting my childhood and the fairy tales that I grew up with and found comfort in. More than that, the novel is a good specimen for close reading and analysis. I have taken the liberty of examining some of the story’s elements using the little knowledge of…

Quick Review: The Garden of Lost Secrets

Just so we are on the same page, there’s the word ‘quick’ in the title for a reason. If you are looking for in-depth criticism, analysis or appreciation of a book, I am also looking for an opportunity to write one and unfortunately, this is not it. The Garden of Lost Secrets I confess myself…

Quick Review: A Quiet Girl in a Noisy World

January was a busy month for me, at least as far as I could remember it. Days went by like a blur–here I go again with time moving too fast. However, I managed to read some books this month, a good way to start 2020. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World The world of introversion…

January 2020 Articles

In January, I learned a number of things that made me better appreciate the nature of my work, read some books as part of my 2020 Reading Project, and reminded myself that I have limited time on earth so I might as well enjoy it as best as I can. Without further ado, here’s the…