Wind Me Up

When the plane landed, Velma (yes, the Velma Kelly in the musical ‘Chicago’) started drumming her solo in my head --- “C'mon Babe, why don't we paint the town... And all that Jazz. I'm gonna rouge my knees and roll my stockings down... And all that Jazz. Start the car I know a whoopie … [Read more...]

Extension of Contract

I waited the other day. I waited for that one call that never came. Of course, it will not come. My father is dead so it’s only rational to not expect but I waited anyway. Like how one waits for unrequited love. You know it’s not coming but the hope is there anyway. Crazy. There was no birthday eve … [Read more...]

I Refuse To Be A Victim

Just recently I posted a long rant in facebook about an incident that happened to me at a local mall in Butuan City and I was pissed – pissed beyond compare. I still am. I have grown tired of women being made victims by hooligans (even by juvenile ones) just because we were always known as easy … [Read more...]

Prasat Bayon: Faces

To be immortalized in stone and to stand proud after weathering centuries of change, Prasat Bayon’s faces will prove how vanity is enshrined in every culture. // Taken July, 2015 while photowalking with Iko // … [Read more...]

Read On 2030

Dear 48-Year Old Den, I think 15 years is enough to remind you of these important things, just in case life happened and pushed you towards another direction. Be kinder. Yes, it will always be a struggle for us. It was rough growing up and we made this excuse when we were younger (younger than … [Read more...]