Happy 33

Oh my, it’s finally two odd numbers side-by-side but it might just be the best age yet. 33 is not so bad, taking into consideration that 33 was the age when Jesus reappeared in the Bible; that there is no odder number than 33 (not really); that double numbers always lead to double of everything … [Read more...]

Davao Burger Challenge

It all started a year ago when my personal facebook account was still alive and I can still exchange banters with my closest friends over the most elementary of stuff. On one particular day, I was doing the usual salivation over my favorite food – burger. No, I’m not talking about the “walking” … [Read more...]

Contemplating Bahrain

Apparently in 2005, a name which I have not stumbled upon for a long time now had graced my journal one too many times. I wanted to make my first entry in my Notes and Scribbles page to feature the first travel poem I wrote and disappointingly, it was this one. I honestly did not want to immortalize … [Read more...]


Pre-loved, a classier way of referring to something that belonged to someone else before you got your hands on it. This can be anything – books, clothes, shoes, furniture, all sorts of knick-knacks. They are called other names too like second-hand, junkyard bargains, garage sale treasures, salvation … [Read more...]


There's nothing scarier than a love gone wrong. You know this because you have seen it too. We have all seen that uglier side of ourselves - how we succumbed to desperation which will then be accented by anger and hope; introducing us to what we thought were impossibilities and giving us new, … [Read more...]