Looking Out the Window in Cebu

“Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.”. – unknown I miss my two sisters… especially now that we were supposed to go back to the Philippines on January of 2021 for a holiday. But of course, that didn’t push through. My two sisters both live in the Philippines but from different parts of the…

Pasko sa Pilipinas! (Christmas in the Philippines)

“The spirit of the season never has to end as long as you keep your loved ones near, and the holiday wish in your heart.” – Jiminy Cricket Disney has always brought us so many wonderful family movies… Now i am proud and it’s about time that the Filipino tradition is being featured in the…

These are a Few of my Favourite Purples

“I don’t have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!” – Jackie Harmon Sweeney    It seems that I have just been waiting for this challenge to bring out all my archived purples and violets (or indigo, lavender, lilac, amethyst). Isn’t it obvious that I have a purple passion? CFFC  Please click image to…

The Jeepney is Kinda Very Full

“The Philippines is where Asia wears a smile…” – anonymous Only in the Philippines… For your information, this is not a normal scene in the Philippines. But it does happen quite often in the provinces where modes of transportation doesn’t arrive regularly. Don’t worry, the people seem quite happy and comfortable even though the Jeepney…

How Many of a Kind?

“Why fit IN when you were born to stand OUT?” – Dr Seuss Wooden birds everywhere… Can you count them all? This photo was taken ten years ago in Baker’s Hill in Palawan, Philippines. KindaSquare #16 – How Many of a Kind?

Having Perfect Symmetry

“Somehow from being perfect halves of a symmetry, we become asymmetrical.” – unknown What is symmetry? Something is symmetrical when it is the same on both sides. A shape has symmetry if a central dividing line (a mirror line) can be drawn on it, to show that both sides of the shape are exactly the same. – google Some…

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

“Let your light shine so that others can see their way out of the dark.” – Timber Hawkeye Cape Bojeador or also called the Burgos Lighthouse is located in the northern part of the Philippines, in the province of Ilocos Norte. This lighthouse was first lit on March 20, 1892. Cape Bojeador Lighthouse was declared…

Wandering in Whitespace

“Whitespace is like air: it is necessary for design to breathe.” – Wojceiech Zielinski  “Ladies and gentlemen, Fasten your seatbelts!” Oh wow….those words made me smile. I am awaiting with bated breath when that next flight will be. It has been a long time since my last checkin on an airport, the last time I…

Tree of Life

“I am at home among the trees.” – J.R.R. Tolkien There won’t be any shortage of Coconut Trees in the Philippines as it is one of the top exports of the country. The coconut is popularly known as the “Tree of Life” because of the variety of products that comes from this tree. Aside from…

Palawan, A Tropical Paradise

“The ocean is a poem without words.” – unknown Palawan is a picture perfect island in the western tip of the Philippines. It is a tropical paradise which is home to sandy white beaches, limestone cliffs and the well renowned Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Famously known as the Puerto Princesa Underground River, it…

A Trip to Misty Tagaytay

“In nature, nothing is perfect And everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, Bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker A bit of back story for this Thursday Tree Love post. This tree can be found in Tagaytay which is located in a mountain ridge in Batangas (a province in the…

A New Genre of Art

This is a fun post, and if you are ever in Manila in the coming years, post Covid-19, you better go and visit the Art In Island located in Quezon City (a few minutes or an hour from the NAIA International Airport depending on the traffic). This is a 3D Interactive Museum for the young…