I rarely post political opinions on the blog. But when I saw this article in the London Evening Standard whilst on the train last night I had to express my feelings. For those of you still reeling from the disaster that was the US election, spare a thought for the Filipinos who lived through 20 … Continue reading Quelle Obscénité!!! #MarcosNotAHero
I thought the gray skies this morning was apropos. I keep hearing the lyrics to Aerosmith's Livin' On A Prayer: "There's something wrong with the world today / I don't know what it is / Something's wrong with our eyes..." It comes in threes: Brexit, the Marcos burial (in case you missed it, the Philippine … Continue reading The US Vote
Whispered a prayer for the US elections. Because however way you look at it, whatever your political persuasions are, the results will affect all of us. We are no longer individual economies, not really. We are all part of a global community. I am praying for discernment and intelligent, sensible voting. Save
Manila I keep coming back to Manila Simply no place like Manila Manila, I'm coming home! (Manila by Hotdog) The sight of this city made my heart skip a beat. I told myself that the next time I came home, I would take a photo of the cityscape from the plane window. This … Continue reading Manila! Manila!
This book has sat in my Kindle for a while. I loved the title and I loved what it professed to teach me. BUT I've not had the courage to read it. It will take a lot of courage to read a book that will probably suggest I do things that are completely alien to … Continue reading New book alert!
I've read the heart-wrenching book (twice - yes, I thought I could handle it. I was boohooing half-way through the second read because I knew what was to come! My eyelids were sore from all the tear-Kleenex soaking.). I think most of the people who wanted to watch the movie version of Jojo Moyle's wildly … Continue reading Me before Me Before You
Just writing thoughts down. This post has completely no purpose except to vent. Time flies when you're having fun...and even if you're not! I can't believe we're half-way through with 2016! Someone once said that you know you're getting older when time flies past so quickly. If that's the case, then I'm definitely ancient. I … Continue reading Mid year!