ASMPH MD/MBA: Week 1

Here’s to five years with these people I love, working for this country of mine.

ASMPH MD/MBA: Transsum

The long journey’s at its formal start — five years of MD/MBA (what’s that? why is it relevant?), a couple of years residency, and a million or two moments of crying. I’m so excited. I’m also afraid I’ll forget things (half of my college experience now seems like a haze in my memory), so here’s a…

Queue

I have three posts to put up soon, all still in various states of progress: The start of my MD-MBA journey in ASMPH, which I’ll probably post next week once I’m done editing the photos + after the transition summer’s over A DIY Watercolour Travel Palette, though I’m still not actually done with the thing…

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…

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

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…

five-minute word vomit

i’ve been planning gifts this holiday season, and it was a revelation. i found that there were only 16 people i loved enough to spend for. the rest of my ‘close’ friends, and everyone else who fit into some other social niche i can’t explicitly label in this blog –given this blog’s audience– do not…

Museum x DARNA

#DARNA: Darna Ko, Darna Mo, Darna Nating Lahat is an exhibit commemorating Mars Ravelo and Nestor Redondo’s iconic superhero Darna. The exhibit looks at the celebrated character as a cultural icon beyond popular representations. Thirty millenial artists of varying backgrounds and styles share their interpretation of the superhero’s legacy.  The art exhibit is organized by UP Manila…