Mundane Monday: off to work (Filipino version)

Advices from a Tree Stand tall and proud Sink your roots into the Earth Be content with your natural beauty Go out on a limb Drink plenty of water Remember your roots Enjoy the view Want to better photography while opening your eyes and your heart to the Mundane little things all around you? Simply follow Jithin (Photrablogger blog) and especially his Mundane Monday Challenge.  All … Continue reading Mundane Monday: off to work (Filipino version)

The Magical passkey to Thursday Door (works every other day too)

When I see a door, I hear a No! No entry, no trespassing, watch out for the dogs! Some people are like doors : They are closed, they don’t smile, they are so locked that I feel like running away from them, in case they would turn into real bad dogs.  I see many of them when I travel back home, in Paris. It shocks … Continue reading The Magical passkey to Thursday Door (works every other day too)

The harsh reality of my job on Bantayan island

“And you M’am, what’s your profession?” is probably the question I have been asked more than a billion times. “CEO of the Attila Cie, but you can also call me a Super Mama!” Have you ever had a job where you had no previous experience, no training, you couldn’t quit and people’s live were at stake? I am also a Super yaya,  HR manager of a very … Continue reading The harsh reality of my job on Bantayan island

Mundane Monday : (most original!) Flower pots

“Can’t plant now, I need to buy pots” is not a valid excuse anymore! Take a walk on Bantayan Island … Or look up in Paris 😉 In response to Mundane Monday Photo Challenge hosted by the great Jithin, created to find beauty in almost everything. The challenge is simple : find beauty in everyday mundane things, capture the beauty and upload the photographs 🙂 Happy Week … Continue reading Mundane Monday : (most original!) Flower pots

Why Bantayan new schools are more than buildings

J-1 Holidays are looming !!! Tomorrow is Graduation Day in the Philippines: Kids have been rehearsing for weeks and it will be a very big day for them (and their proud parents). Filipino are taking this event hyper seriously, much more than us European. I actually never heard about a “Graduation ceremony” for children before coming to Cebu. Ms Attila is required to wear a long white dress, … Continue reading Why Bantayan new schools are more than buildings

Mundane Monday: Mobile phone (Gotta be Pinoy!)

What’s more mundane than a mobile nowadays? don’t we take for granted that each and everyone is reachable on his cell, 24/7 ? This morning I went for a photo shoot in the newly built schools of Bantayan. My camera was obviously the center of attention, and this kid felt sorry for me. So he gave me a tap on the back and enlighted me: “M’am, … Continue reading Mundane Monday: Mobile phone (Gotta be Pinoy!)