Monthly Archives: November 2014

an un-gendered christmas present

i received a surprise from my boss on friday (the good kind!), a little gift with a touching note dropped off at my work-station. i went to thank her and told her I’ll be saving it till christmas, but she … Continue reading

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film screening by emancipasia

i attended a film screening by emancipasia last weekend, and watched two documentaries: anonymously yours (about the sex trade and women trafficking in myanmar), then daughters for sale (about domestic child labour in nepal). these documentaries are old, but not … Continue reading

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you of my heart

i miss him terribly today, so I’ll share another poem by e.e.cummings that brings me a little comfort: it may not always be so; and i say

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a rainbow over san agustin

we rushed for anticipatory mass last saturday, nearly not making it due to the terrible traffic in manila. here’s what greeted us at the church “And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that … Continue reading

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two sunsets, a year apart

somehow, i notice the sun rise and set more when im out of singapore. is it because our daily hectic lives distract us from it, or because our view has been obstructed by all the skyscrapers? above, on the outskirts … Continue reading

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doesn’t everyone wish for this?

that said, i had a free day today upon my return from the philippines, but i only read about four pages worth of margaret visser’s the geometry of love. (it arrived while i was away! yay!) it seems that whenever … Continue reading

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getting a sense of location

i didn’t get to go to baseco today as i was sick-sitting some others. the good thing was, i had the opportunity to explore the area around my guesthouse while hunting for sick people’s food. having spent the previous days … Continue reading

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