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One Reason to Love 13 Reasons Why – A Review

I remember going through Fully Booked’s three floors in BGC back in 2009 just for this one particular book. I could no longer recall how I got to know about Jay Asher’s novel at that time (maybe from Candy magazine?) but something about it seeped its way into my unknowing heart, etched a deep scar and stayed there ever since. Fast forward to eight years later, the very concept of bullying and suicide are still on both ends of the pendulum. Cutting to the chase, 13 Reasons Why is  ...

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6-18/52

Hey there! I’ve been failing miserably at doing weekly posts when I promised to do so. So for my Over 52 series, here’s a bit of backtracking for the past 3 months. February (Week 6-9) 1. Binge-watched two of Netflix’s original series: Santa Clarita Diet, which stars Drew Barrymore as the undead and Timothy Olyphant as the ever supportive husband. Can I just say that I absolutely looooove this series! The cast ensemble has a totally wacky chemistry that makes the series so  ...

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3, 4 and 5/52

Okay, remember when I told you that I suck at making weekly posts as I am lazy as a cow? Hate to say it but I told you so. In the events leading to my absence, I came up with the idea of compressing those three weeks worth of stories and happy thoughts to share in a single post (because why not?). Saves a lot of space and I don’t really want to bore you much further with three separate entries, now would I? 3/52: 1. Going loco over indie song playlists on YouTube, which I guess sums  ...

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2/52

Hello, earthlings! I know, I know. I’m late to post this yet again. Here’s my week’s highlights for Week 2/52. 1. Two days before Janice’s flight, we bonded over TGIF’s loaded potato twisters and riblets. That was a much needed gastronomic delight. So long overdue and the best part of my week I should say. 2. Finally watched The Girl on the Train. I had mixed feelings about it so to speak. I clearly don’t know if I side with the book or movie on this one.  ...

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1/52

I’m starting a blog series called OVER 52, which will be a weekender post most likely, and the goal of which is to document the highlights of my week. It’s a series inspired by one of the many blogs I follow Brunch at Audrey’s. I’ve said in my Notes Page that I’ve let go of my Sunday Currently series as I’ve found it to be mainstream for my taste and I wanted something that’s more personal to me. And so this is gonna be like those Friday Happy  ...

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Life Lately: Chapter 3

December is definitely my favorite month of the year; not only because of the month-long reunions and get-togethers, but because of the festive mood that everyone’s in, even on this side of the globe! (Yes, we’re that lucky! Yey!) It’s infectious! There are too many reasons to be joyous this season: malls are emblazoned with holiday decor, winter markets sprout here and there, the chilly weather that everyone’s waiting for is finally here, and who could rule out the  ...

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Life Lately: Chapter 2

September, October and November came by like a breeze and before you know it, it’s almost wintertime. I didn’t go out as much as I would have wanted (for budget reasons) so I just did overtime duties on most of my days off and bummed around the house when I didn’t need to go to work. SEPTEMBER Ber months are here at last so it could only mean one thing – Christmas is just around the corner. I spent my days mostly scouting for ideas on Pinterest for this year’s  ...

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You’re my Point of Light

I was wrong.   All those things I’ve written about a certain someone in the past were just a projection of what I thought I would feel if I have found “the one”. It wasn’t directly attributed to this person, it was just a collection of feelings that I have long saved up for the right one to come along. Now that HE has, it’s different. All those things I’ve written meant so much MORE. There’s truth to them, like they’re actually coming to life.  ...

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