Waiting for a gentleman

Pop of colours under the heavy white skies of Hanoi .. Note to myself: buy a vase big enough to fit the purple bouquet. Make it 2, the sunflowers are so beautiful, aren’t they? another radiant flower will certainly be the smile of the vendor 🙂   In response to WPC on Waiting   Continue reading Waiting for a gentleman

It’s not This Time of Year without ..

in·dulge inˈdəlj/ verb gerund or present participle: indulging  allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of :’we indulged in some hot fudge sundaes” Synonyms: wallow in, give oneself up to, give way to, yield to, abandon oneself to, give free rein to; There is a time for everything and this is Desserts and Chocolates season. The only time of the year when indulging is almost compulsory. Plus … Continue reading It’s not This Time of Year without ..

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)

Mundane Monday: Come rain ..

.. Or come shine, Paris is always a good idea! Holidays are over, we landed in Cebu last Friday. I am going through our pictures, and as the temperature here reaches 92F, I recall how Paris welcomed us, full spring swing, with its famous April showers (we actually call them March ones). I love the rain – with a bit of sun . Because you know it won’t … Continue reading Mundane Monday: Come rain ..

Reblog Wed: The Complete Taxonomy of Engagement Photo Poses

Valentines – 4… They last longer than chocolates or red roses. Nothing more beautiful will ever ornate your living room walls and the ones of your parents. Last but not least, they will get you hundreds “Like” on FB and IG. Ladies, you’ve been dreaming this moment for so long … today is the day : Your (in)famous most romantic Photo Shot! Here is the most … Continue reading Reblog Wed: The Complete Taxonomy of Engagement Photo Poses

Reblog Wed: Looking Bad Is The New Looking Good

Here’s an advertising trend that comes up every now and then: putting glamorous apparel on models made to look sad/greasy/hostile. I’m stumped by this. Why would it help sell an outfit to show that outfit on a person who looks miserable? There must be a method to this madness, or so many designers wouldn’t be doing it. But what? What’s the thinking? To get my… Continue reading Reblog Wed: Looking Bad Is The New Looking Good