Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Friday, December 24, 2010

Camille's Boyfriend

I did not hibernate for the past two months. I worked, went on a few sidetracks, and then worked some more. I often tell myself that life shouldn't be just about work but I always find myself (more often than not) buried in the deep, dark, muddy hole of corporate whore-dom (in my case, publishing whore-dom). But this entry isn't about my rant over writing nor editing, handling logistics, proofreading and even the tedious task of paginating... as the title says, it's about Camille's boyfriend.

His name is Francis. I've known him (and not known him) since 2006. A man of few words, I tell you. He's often quiet, an observer and a listener perhaps, and quite the gentleman, especially to dear Camille. What else... tech savvy, food enthusiast, Camille's loyal sidekick in dinners, shoots and what not.

And so, this quiet man has caught me by surprise one December morning and little did he know (and Camille, too), he reminded me of a lesson I've long forgotten when (through Camille) he had given me four rolls of expired film with a note:

I've forgotten that life is all about perspective... that good can be found in bad, that play can be found in work, and that life itself is one great art show.

Merry Christmas, folks!

Monday, October 25, 2010

When Life Is Crap

"You have fish n' chips," says Eric Salta.


Tuesday, October 5, 2010

♥ Kawaii ♥

The four postcards above were from Bamsamkinbyul's collection that was given to me by Maia Reyes for my birthday last September. I think they're very cute and pretty. You should see the rest of the 46 postcards included. Really inspiring! That's why I'm totally saving up for Japan now! Who wants to go with me? ♥

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Birthday Wish

One day, I'm going to get myself drunk, ride a bump car for fun and perhaps, after, ride a gigantic teacup with the boy I love.

5 more days to go.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Girls On Film

Sue Lyon in Lolita

Ludivine Sagnier and Charlotte Rampling in Swimming Pool

Juliet Lewis in Cape Fear

Hanna Hall in The Virgin Suicides

Drew Barrymore in Poison Ivy

Samantha Morton in Control

Saturday, August 7, 2010

From Hongkong with Love

My last trip to Hongkong was July 2008 with Maia Reyes. Man, do I miss that city... the scent of duck and noodles, Central district, and the spit of Chinese people on the sidewalk... and the shopping! Oh, the shopping!

Here are a few postcards from Maia's latest trip this year. Thanks for this, Maister! And I hope we can go back together soon.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

I want to Rock And Roll all night...

...and party everyday!!! A postcard from London from my ex-intern, Nikki Rocha! :)

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Oh, Spain!

I've never been to Spain (or any country in Europe for that matter), but I'd like to go to someday. My ex-intern, Nikki Rocha, at my previous company Inquirer, is in Europe right now, sending me wonderful postcards. So sweet! These make me want to go there even more! Oh, someday, one day...

Sunday, June 27, 2010

The Bavarian Sugar Cookies

"Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness and tragedy, we can thank God for Bavarian sugar cookies. And, fortunately, when there aren't any cookies, we can still find reassurance in a familiar hand on our skin, or a kind and loving gesture, or subtle encouragement, or a loving embrace, or an offer of comfort, not to mention hospital gurneys and nose plugs, an uneaten Danish, soft-spoken secrets, and Fender Stratocasters, and maybe the occasional piece of fiction. And we must remember that all these things, the nuances, the anomalies, the subtleties, which we assume only accessorize our days, are effective for a much larger and nobler cause. They are here to save our lives. I know the idea seems strange, but I also know that it just so happens to be true." -Kay Eiffel, Stranger Than Fiction

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Photo Booth

There's always something addicting about these one-times-four camera booths :) here's the evidence.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Salivating for Gyoza

The quesadilla kind... Yummm!!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

The Lady

Bea Misa sends me this "tamang creepy lang" (as she would describe it) postcard from San Francisco...

"The city is my friend but not my home. But beautiful! I've been tripping out on Mexican bodegas, restos, stores, and music." she writes.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

These Girls

Gotta love 'em and the sound of their voices.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

MoMA E-Card from Paul & Kat

Sometimes, the fastest way to make someone's day better is thru an email. Paul and Kat turns my day around with this e-card from the Museum of Modern Art. They've picked one by Joan Miro titled, "The Beautiful Bird Revealing the Unknown to a Pair of Lovers". Thanks for this one, guys! :)

"About to see Tim Burton... wheeeeee!"

I can almost feel their excitement! :)

Thursday, March 4, 2010

First of Summer

This is the first postcard I received in the hottest month of the year! Thanks for this, Kat! :)

"Went up that lil bridge there & that was enough to stiffen my bottoms," she says.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Before The Love Month Ends...

...I just want to say that I fall for this guy every single time I watch Paris Je T'aime.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Ramen Garu

"Somewhere along the way I just forgot what I wanted to do with my life..." -The Ramen Girl