Jari x 2015

Fifteen minutes to the new year. Time for a 2015 recap! People x Art x Travel x Advocacy x People This year, I learned that relationships don’t always have to be quick and intense, or (conversely) slow-burning and infrequent to be sustainable. I found my time occupied by new and old friends I somehow managed to not…

Life Update #84733

My life is full of updates. I honestly cannot find the will or the time to write anything more than reactions or five-line poetry. I can’t even write a proper blog post, which is unfortunate. My life is actually really interesting and intense right now. I just don’t want to write about it. I am…

the opportunity is out there

the opportunity is out there; you just have to take it. Several people have asked me: Why AIESEC? Why Exchange? And sometimes I answer that it’s because I want to change my life and the life of others. I want to put myself in a different world, even if it’s just for one summer. I…

Photo Booth Nostalgia

Finally got my Photo Booth app to work again today. :) It’s been acting weird these past couple of days. I call this one War and Peace. I have no idea what came over me. But there my nails go. (And then in linear order; when we were still young and spry.)

Life Update, yay

Me in my blogging state. Right now awesome Ate Risa is in the condo with me. :) We are waiting for the family to come and whisk us away for Sunday bonding times. /Actually we took a “buy Chippy and Coke” break in the middle of writing this blog/ Life update: Once again conflicted by…

Working Weekends (Debate, AIESEC and)

lovely things. Welcome to my life. Debate Late June this year I made a decision that I knew would change my future irrevocably. Dramatic? Yes. But also true. I stepped into a conference room and found myself saying yes to the challenge and love of debate. I applied to the UP Manila Debate Circle.  Three things,…