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 feature my first travel poem and disappointingly, it was this one. I honestly did not want to immortalize his existence in my life but then I realized, there were other … [Read more...]

The ‘Overseas Employment Certificate’ Drama

I never imagined that getting an OEC (Overseas Employment Certificate) was even harder than what I originally anticipated; in fact, I never imagined that it was going to eat 7 hours of my time. Yes people, I was at the main office of POEA from morning until early evening and it sucked big time. For … [Read more...]