Permanence

I will live my whole life trying to capture the ephemeral. I will stretch our few seconds into eternities.

College Graduation!!!

Well here’s a long overdue post. Last May? 2016, I graduated from college with a Bachelor’s Science in Biology. I’d like to thank my mother, fam, friends, thesis partner, professors and the UP Manila community at large. And, of course, the Filipino people. I didn’t post about it so much because it wasn’t the end-all…

Spoken Word: Aloha

Here are the pieces I performed during Aloha, a benefit event hosted by some CAMPers last May. I think that was May. Before that, I hadn’t performed a piece in public since… early 2015? I think. (Thank you to N for inviting me to perform). I tried to edit them but then I realized I didn’t…

hello, recently

i have been absent. i apologize. many things have and are happening, up to and including: my last day of classes an epic friendship/debate trip to Thailand, which cost me upwards of 500USD total. i regret nothing probably graduating from college (!!!) finished the graphic novel series lucifer and sandman performed spoken word poetry after…

Book: Historical Atlas

I finally got around to perusing my digital copy of the Office of the President of the Philippines’ Historical Atlas of the Republic. Self-described as the first of its kind, the atlas traces the country’s geopolitical landscape through the years, from prehistory to the May Day Rebellion. Though I’ve only read bits and pieces (what I…

take a break: anabella

Hi. Even though the stress has been piling up lately (hello, I had a back massage yesterday and yet my muscles are still locked up), I dug out some time to check out this new place for dinner. Anabella Italian Coffee Price: Not within my actual student budget, but the servings are big Ambiance: Perfect, will come…

pidc stream of consciousness

life update(s), ongoing all days thesis work is going slower than usual x 18 (and 17) apr i was talking to some debate friends yesterday, and we were reminiscing about previous rounds and tournaments. my greatest frustration persists. someone shares an interesting story, i ask more about it……. then they inform me that i was,…

life update

oh hey, g’day mate! i got back from australia last easter, and i’m still trying to get my footing back. several things: i’ll blog about australia soon! but in the meantime, i’ve got loads of (self-proclaimed) cool photos over at my instagram and twitter and social media in general, which i’ve linked below. australia was…

i miss

life, nostalgic. i’ve been stuck in manila for what feels like weeks