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Site Description: on food, films, books, music, and life in the Philippines and UAE
Date Joined: Aug 9, 2008

Tags: food, films, books, music, life

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The highly coveted 8-hour sleep
on Jan 23, 2013 in UAE Abu Dhabi Weather My day started happier than the usual because I finally completed again an 8-hour sleep.  Thanks to the Islamic holiday (i.e. Prophet Muhammad’s birthday), it saved my (and everybody else’s) longings whatever those are. While we planned...

EndDanger, An Art and Music Fund Raising Event
on Jan 12, 2013 in Arts and Crafts Philippines Save Philippine Seas' Pawikan Watchers EndDanger will feature mixed media artworks from the group Artists for Nature and performances from Flying Ipis, Extrapolation, and other music bands. This calls attention to the growing problem of annual endangerment in the Philippines and encourage...

Eyes feast, perfect pitch
on Jan 9, 2013 in Films Music Pitch Perfect Sinister The Breakfast Club The Diary of Wimpy Kid The Help The Perks of Being A Wallflower Being crazily busy will stay longer and even magnify at some phases, but I love myself so I decided that I will re-engage with the things that I enjoy which took the back seat for almost two years. Like blogging. Taking photos. A lot more. And of cou...

The red box and my 2013
on Dec 31, 2012 in Life New Year Few weeks ago I read about “starting 2013 off with an empty jar and filling it with notes about good things that happen”. But I thought of making use of the gift box I received (let us support re-using and re-cycling whenever we can!) ins...

Here’s to a more fruitful new year!
on Dec 30, 2012 in Food Abu Dhabi New Year Traditions We’re savouring the last 2.5 hours of 2012. Wishing everyone a more fruitful new year.

2012 Christmas in Abu Dhabi
on Dec 24, 2012 in Food Perdita the cat UAE Winello the cat Abu Dhabi christmas I am glad the tree is still strong enough to manage the furry, pretty ornament (Perdita). Getting ready to Skype with family and friends. Santa Claus and Winello, the ever curious-super chubby cat (currently weighing 6 kilos). One of my most favorite...

Schedule of 2012 Christmas day masses in St. Joseph Church, Abu Dhabi
on Dec 20, 2012 in UAE Abu Dhabi christmas ...

Happy 41st birthday, UAE
on Dec 1, 2012 in Food UAE 41st UAE National Day Abu Dhabi We are currently enjoying the (not so often) long weekend in the UAE, courtesy of the 41st UAE National Day. We had an advance celebration in the office few days ago which was very festive. They served traditional Emirati food for breakfast and lunch...

Why did we travel to Kashmir?
on Nov 16, 2012 in India Kashmir Travel (We met them on our way to Pahalgam, Kashmir. I think this scenario serves as a hump/ speedbreaker for the drivers.) Interesting enough that we got mixed reactions when we went to Kashmir last month. I think that more than the timing and amongst the...

Back from Kashmir
on Nov 3, 2012 in India Kashmir Travel We traveled to Kashmir during the Eid holidays. I am in agreement when they say that it is ‘the paradise on Earth’. I can’t wait to share this wonderful experience. Here’s the snapshot for now.

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