Whatever Wednesday

Modern Dating and the Problem with Forced Intimacy


I had been very busy the whole month of March doing all kinds of stuff, re-evaluating my life, and planning personal development, that I allowed my blog to be idle for some time. I figured I don't want to force-write anything, whether it be reviews or random stuff going in my head, knowing my brain… Continue reading Modern Dating and the Problem with Forced Intimacy

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Manic Monday

Manic Monday: One More Thing – Stories and Other Stories


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is a collection of short stories by The Office actor and writer BJ Novak - One More Thing. Plot   I cannot begin to describe how witty, smart, and simply entertaining this book… Continue reading Manic Monday: One More Thing – Stories and Other Stories

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: The Holiday


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie for today is the 2006 star-studded romantic comedy The Holiday directed by Nancy Meyers. Ratings: IMDB - 6.9/10 Rotten Tomatoes - 47% Me - 6.9/10   About the Movie Two women trade homes only to find that a… Continue reading Friday Flicks: The Holiday

Whatever Wednesday

On Patterns: The Road to Self Awareness and Maturity


Welcome to Whatever Wednesday! I write anything under the sun during Wednesdays! Again, it's Thursday. Apologies, internet issues. T_T   I asked someone over 3000 miles away, "Do you believe in patterns? There are certain situations in your life that oddly repeats and you know it still does." Individual patters - no not routines. When… Continue reading On Patterns: The Road to Self Awareness and Maturity

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Exorcism – Encounters with the Paranormal and the Occult


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Though it's Thursday today, I thought I'd still be fair and give a book review (internet issues, my apologies). Our book for today is my first Filipino book review. Exorcism: Encounters with the Paranormal and… Continue reading Manic Monday: Exorcism – Encounters with the Paranormal and the Occult

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: Blue Valentine


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Valentine's day just ended and so I thought I'd feature some depressing love movie, so here's Blue Valentine (lol). Ratings: IMDB - 7.4/10 Rotten Tomatoes - 87% Me - 8.3/10   I've been hearing and seeing… Continue reading Friday Flicks: Blue Valentine

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Women Who Run With the Wolves


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is the world renowned book Women Who Run With the Wolves (Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype) by post trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Plot   Unlike novels… Continue reading Manic Monday: Women Who Run With the Wolves

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: Spy


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie for today is the 2015 American comedy movie Spy directed by Paul Feig starring Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, and Jason Statham. Ratings: IMDB - 7/10 Rotten Tomatoes - 94% Me - 9.2/10   If you're living under a rock and haven't… Continue reading Friday Flicks: Spy

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Anna Dressed in Blood


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is under the young adult readers genre, Anna Dressed in Blood  by Kendare Blake.   Plot Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead. So did his father before him,… Continue reading Manic Monday: Anna Dressed in Blood

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: The Lobster


I was having shrimp for dinner (I'm allergic to shrimp) and my mind wandered off. It went like this: "Why do I have to feel the uncomfortable itch when eating this creature. What am I allergic to? Crabs. Mussels no, but yuck. Lobster? Am I allergic to lobster? Oooh, lobster! THE LOBSTER! I HAVE TO WRITE THAT ONE THIS FRIDAY!!" 

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Insomnia


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is my favorite book from my favorite horror author Stephen King - Insomnia.     Plot Since his wife died, Ralph Roberts has been having trouble sleeping. Each night he awakens a little… Continue reading Manic Monday: Insomnia

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: Swiss Army Man


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie for today is Swiss Army Man (2016), my favorite Daniel Radcliffe movie where he is not Harry Potter. This is a comedy-drama film directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (yes, there are 3 Daniels involved in this movie). Ratings:… Continue reading Friday Flicks: Swiss Army Man

Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday: Ear Piercings


Welcome to Whatever Wednesday! I write anything under the sun during Wednesdays! I was planning to blog everything about piercing (body, face, and the like) but I discovered there are a lot of info attached to every kind of piercing, so let's stick to just ear piercing. Different Types of Ear Piercing Standard Lobe piercing… Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: Ear Piercings

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Eleven Minutes


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is from Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes. As we're nearing the Valentine's season, I've been seeing a lot of Fifty Shades of Grey: Freed trailer and marketing ads. This made me… Continue reading Manic Monday: Eleven Minutes

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: The Autopsy of Jane Doe


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie for today is The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), an american supernatural horror film by Andre Ovredal. Ratings: IMDB - 6.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes - 86% Me - 9/10   About the Movie Father, Tommy (Brian Cox) and… Continue reading Friday Flicks: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday: The Dream Vacation


Ever since the first time I saw him, I wanted to be in his arms. His piercing eyes captured my heart even before I saw that captivating smile. I played the game patiently, doing all the things that will surely make him want me. Not too much, nothing less. In just weeks, he asked me… Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: The Dream Vacation

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is a 2003 bestseller novel by the British writer, Mark Haddon, - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.  Plot The book is from a first person perspective of Christopher John Francis Boone,… Continue reading Manic Monday: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: Blade Runner 2049


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie today is fairly new, Blade Runner 2049, which was released 2017. This is the first time I'm featuring a freshly made movie, so please bear with me. Ratings: IMDB - 8.3/10 Rotten Tomatoes -… Continue reading Friday Flicks: Blade Runner 2049

Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday: Different Diet Trends 2018


Welcome to Whatever Wednesday! I write anything under the sun during Wednesdays! I've been feeling a bit under the weather these past days, hence, making a WW on a Friday. Bear with me. January is the most profitable month of gyms, salad shop, sportswear stalls, lemonade stands, and all other health stuff. I have to… Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: Different Diet Trends 2018

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: The Eyes of the Dragon


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is a very special epic fantasy book from the king of horror fiction, Stephen King:   The Eyes of the Dragon is a unique novel written by Stephen King. We all… Continue reading Manic Monday: The Eyes of the Dragon

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: Gone Girl


Welcome to Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie today is Gone Girl, based on the 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn with the same title.   Ratings: IMDB - 8.1/10 Rotten Tomatoes - 87% Me - 9.3/10   About the Movie A New York Times… Continue reading Friday Flicks: Gone Girl

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: American Gods


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is from one of the most wonderful author of all time, Neil Gaiman.    As of date, American Gods have different editions but the original was published 2001. Some editions are (from left… Continue reading Manic Monday: American Gods

Friday Flicks

Friday Flicks: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


Happy New Year and welcome to my first Friday Flicks! Every Friday I pick a movie and provide a little insight about from a viewer's perspective. Our movie today is The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. There are two version of this movie, one in 2009 starring Noomi Rapace and one in 2011 starring Rooney Mara. We… Continue reading Friday Flicks: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday: Your First Tattoo!


Happy New Year and welcome to my first Whatever Wednesday! I write anything under the sun during Wednesdays hoping I would not burn my blog with everyday weirdness that you can read from my previous year's entry! Haha! But hey, it's not always weird! It's fun! :p   I spent a week thinking what could… Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: Your First Tattoo!

Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Ocean Sea


Happy New Year and welcome to my first Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is my favorite book of all time, Ocean Sea by Italian author Alessandro Baricco, published by RCS MediaGroup (1993) and translated by Alastair McEwan. Baricco is famous for… Continue reading Manic Monday: Ocean Sea

Educational · personal

17 Lessons from 2017


I had been very busy with 2017 because of reasons. But being busy is not an excuse for some lessons life throws at you (like that underarm commercial). 2017 has been a wild ride, some say it was a combination of the best and worst year so far. Me, I'm just surprised I still have… Continue reading 17 Lessons from 2017