It’s 15 minutes before 3:00 in the morning; that press coffee I had earlier is obviously doing its job well. Since I couldn’t sleep I figured I should make myself useful. If you see me tomorrow with raccoon eyes, please know that it’s the result of writing this list, of the ten things I learned in my four years of blogging.
Is it too early for me to have a midlife crisis? You know, that time in a person’s life when he realizes his mortality and that he may not have much time left in this world. I don’t know, but I think I’m having those midlife-crisis thoughts now. Halfway through my cake I suddenly had this feeling of being spent, the way one feels at the end of the day. For the record, it’s not the end of the day, it’s 2:00 in the afternoon.
In the years I celebrated my birthday I was battling with depression. This is not to say I didn’t enjoy those parties or simple get-togethers with friends, but lately I’ve been wondering, were they all mere attempts to dull my inner torment. Did I just use the company of my friends to drown out the noise inside my head? (more…)
I was almost offended when I’d been invited to watch this play called, “Kapeng Barako Club: Samahan ng mga bitter.” My initial reaction narrowed to the word “bitter,” which usually refers to sore losers. It’s the feeling of embitterment engendered by defeat, whether it be in a sporting tournament, a beauty pageant, an election, a bid to that promotion, or in the most complex game of all, the game of love. So why did the word “bitter” in the title affected me so? Because I am.
If it’s meant as a marketing ploy it sure is effective. Bo Tan Bubble Tea and Cafe can be found in the basement of West of Ayala building, that alone is a bait for the curious. You wonder what you would find below, before you knew it you’re already making the descent. That’s what happened with me and my friend few days ago when we passed by the area.