Jackie or Marilyn ? (but definitely not Kim!)

Once upon a time, women were women: feminine, classy, pin up even.. but not vulgar. Once upon a time, our icones were named Marilyn or Jackie… but not definitely not Kim. I did not read anything about “Da Selfie” until yesterday. But (gross) news travel fast and far, so I could not escape the debate of the infamous Kardashian nude selfie. My first reaction was … Continue reading Jackie or Marilyn ? (but definitely not Kim!)

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!)

Christmas overload! 2 ways to make it REAL this year

Christmas overload! In the Philippines, we have been enduring for Santa for the last 6 months, everlasting Christmas carols played to the loudest possible volume  everywhere – karaoke, taxis, malls, sari sari .. I took the kids to dozens of Christmas shows rehearsals and I know by heart all their songs! I had to buy the Santa clothes, the Santa’s hats. The old man is a rock star … Continue reading Christmas overload! 2 ways to make it REAL this year

If you love somebody, set them Free !

Paris hit the news this week with another very hot love story! But this time, it went far beyond our National bedroom farces. This time, Mesdames, Messieurs the love story involves millions of couples from all over the world ! Millions of lovers who clamped padlocks to the railings as tokens of their desire to be “locked in love forever.” This symbol to me is … Continue reading If you love somebody, set them Free !