What I Wore #5: Of Floral Prints & Summer

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I’ve been following Farrah Espina for a couple of years now, and she has become one of my favorite influencers recently (in addition to Tricia Gosingtian and Kryz Uy). I find her so adorable with her kawaii look and her fashion sense. She’s also a bit kalog in some of her IG stories!

So why am I talking about her as an introduction for this post? Well, she just happened to post a photo of one of her Sunday outfits and she was at Greenbelt 5 in Makati City. And I am always there during weekdays as my office is just around the corner. Continue reading

On Quarantines, Lockdowns & Social Distancing ft My Books

With all the things happening in my country and the whole world in the past couple of weeks, it is really hard for me (and, maybe for everyone, too) to find light in these trying times. Classes has been suspended for over two weeks already and the government has encouraged to postpone all gatherings including graduations rites, Sunday masses, etc. I’m really having a hard time taking this all in since I hate being stuck at home because nothing really good happens when I’m here.

In the Philippines, the community quarantine happening in Metro Manila caused a lot of worry and panic to its people. Most of the companies and employees were forced to transition to a work-from-home setup (or skeletal, for those who can’t afford all their employees to WFH) and, for me, the problem not only lies with people lacking cooperation and not following instructions, but also with the government not having concrete plans for such emergencies which is the exact same reason why people tend to panic which caused them to think that it’s better to go home to their respective provinces to avoid the “lockdown.” Continue reading

2019 Favorite Reads

How could I have forgotten? I’ve been writing a blog post for my favorite reads almost every year!

This morning, I was decluttering my Google Notes when I realized that I forgot to write a blog post on my favorite books of 2019. Though 2019 wasn’t really a good reading year for me, I don’t think that’s really an excuse for me to forget because I certainly loved most of the books I’ve read, but alas, maybe I’m really starting to grow old (haha). Continue reading

Stuff I’ve Been Reading Lately #5

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BOOKS READ:

Why I’m Sending This To You by Iain S. Thomas
One You Can’t Forget by Lexy Timms
One-Punch Man Vol. 3 by ONE

BOOKS BOUGHT:

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

BOOKS RECEIVED:

The Redemption of Callie & Kayden by Jessica Sorensen
The Resolution of Callie & Kayden by Jessica Sorensen
The Probability of Violet & Luke by Jessica Sorensen
The Certainty of Violet & Luke by Jessica Sorensen
The Destiny of Violet & Luke by Jessica Sorensen
Tomie by Junji Ito

In my last entry for Stuff I’ve Been Reading Lately, I remember rambling about how hard it is for me to finish reading a book these days, so I ended up reading a bunch of mangas. I also mentioned a list of books and mangas that I planned on reading during the holiday vacation. Well, here I am, three months later, and I haven’t really read any of the books I’ve listed. Continue reading

14 Books to Read in February

I know it’s a little late, but hey, it’s still February! And I truly believe that we should celebrate love every day, not just on Valentine’s Day.

But since I’ve mentioned it, I would like to share some of my most favorite love stories that have touched my heart one way of another.

Check out top 14 picks, and please don’t hesitate to share yours, too! 😉

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