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Year - End Post

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Hello! So yes, this will be my last blog post for this year. Almost forgot to work on this because at the moment I am sick. I just got home from the clinic. I don't want to end this year sick! I should get well fast, hehe. Anyway, this going to be a special post, because I'll be marking an activity and a special event. You ready?

Crush of the Month Sum Up



This year I'm proud to say that I was able to push through with my COTM list (though one month is missing). After what- 2, 3 years of being on super hiatus, finally! My lists contains old-timers like Uh Huh Her, but most are new faces, including Tegan and Sara, Rinko Kikuchi, Emily Blunt, and others.


You'll also notice for the second time, I included a guy on my list, Zac Efron. The first male specie I added was Norman Reedus which was last year, and these 2 handsome men are so gorgeous and hot!


Hopefully next year, we'll get to see new faces (even guys) on the list. I'm also planning on accepting suggestions …

90's Halloween

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The horror vibe is just around the corner and to be honest, this is my favorite part of the year, especially that fact hat it comes before Christmas and New Year. Maybe because I love horror movies and novels that's why I came to love Halloween too. Today, Halloween is filled with parties and trick or treats and other types of celebration. The Halloween I knew and loved was the dark, really scary type. If you're a Filipino, grew up in the 90's, you know what I mean.


For 'batang 90's' like me, we will always remember Noli De Castro's Magandang Gabi Bayan. This program I believe is the pioneer and was the first news magazine program in the Philippines. It became a habit for our family to watch this every Saturday. Come 6:00 PM, everyone would bring dinner in front of the TV to watch while eating.  The program tackles of course Filipino-related current events during the year it aired, but my favorite episodes are the ones shown during last week of October to f…

Fangirl

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All of us wen through a phase in life which I call fangirling/fanboying phase, in which we spazz a certain person, group, or media related such as movies, shows. During my grade school years I was a big fan of The X-Files and Gillian Anderson (as my past posts, Gillian practically opened the rainbow world for me haha). Anyway, this phase can be of different levels- some can go for a short period of time while some can last for years and decades. One example I'd like to use is are famous Filipino superstars Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos, up to now their solid fan base in the country are their fans when they started showbiz in the 60's.

In my case, I'm already nearing 30 but my love for 2NE1 and Minzy has been part of my life since for years. It started one fateful night of August 2009, when one of my male officemates, who happened to be sitting to a station next to me, called me to watch 'Fire' MV. That time 2NE1 just had their debut and this male officemate illegal…

Appreciate It.

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I'm now officially 29 years old. Few years to go and I'll be out of the calendar. Time flies so fast.
Thanks to all who sent their greetings. Friends and co- workers, and online pals. Most of all to my friends who really know who I really like, and they made my day by sending me photos.


Again, thank you for your greetings. I hope you can greet me again next year, when I turn 30. I will try my best not to shove you away. Promise.


Birthday

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Ano ang sukat ng halaga ng isang buhay?
Kayamanan ba o di kaya ang pangalan?

What dictates a person’s worth? Is it possessions? Is it reputation?

Awit Ng Mortal (Song of the Mortal) is a masterpiece written by Joey Ayala with a very relaxing tune. It is one of my favorite Filipino folk songs, aside from other masterpieces from Asin and Buklod. Having a background as a student activist, their songs never get old to me.


Focusingon this particular song, I love the message it relays to us, that life is short, and that whatever we want to have or achieve we should make it happen while we are still alive. Not being sentimental, but since my birthday is just days away, this song really gets in my head. I'm almost 30, and yes, I need to start working on things I want to achieve. Maybe I need to start writing it down? :)


You can listen to the song's preview or buy the album instead by clicking this link,

A Night With Lydia

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[LATE POST] I was able to watch Korean singer, Quest Crew dancer, and YG Producer Lydia Paek last August 7th ath Zirkoh Quezon City together with 2 of my bosses who happens to be Kpop fans as well. Well, Lydia is not actually a Kpop idol, but the fact that she's a songwriter and producer from YG as well as her being affiliated with some of the world's biggest Kpop stars, expect that Kpop stans will flock to watch the show. Days before the event, she arrived in the country together with two of her close friends- fellow performer Marshall Bang and 2NE1's Sandara Park. They went on a short getaway to relax before gearing up for the 7th.
We arrived at the event around 7PM, and Kpop stans (mostly YG stans if not, all) were already lined up at the main door. We were able to wait in line beside the back door. While chatting the back door opened and fans began to scream. I turned around and saw Marshall and Lydia going out after the rehearsal. Though they looked kind of tired, bot…

Break Up Letter

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Dear Yahoo!,

Today I decided to delete my account with you. Boy, I can't believe I've been with you for decades! But it's time for me to let you go. You've been a good provider, but everything changes. I fell out of love over the past years yet you tried everything to please me, even changing your logo. No, I didn't like it. I love the old logo.


So I finally made the decision to break up with you. But I see you're still giving me a hard time with those captcha. You know how my eyes hurt looking at these jumbling letters, you know my weakness. But still, my desire to break my ties with you prevailed.


Yet after I clicked that 'Terminate' button you were sort of blackmailing me? Telling me that some of my information won't be deleted? Wow, you know what? I don't care. I'm free now. I'm done with you. Toodles.

Backlog

Hello!

It's now June and I know, I know, I'm delayed again for 2 months post! Really do apologize, due to 2 reasons, I wasn't able to update. But main reason is that Blogger had been acting up on my internet browser for quite some time now. It all started end of March I believe, I wasn't able to access the main homepage- I can log in, but it gives me this loading page which took me minutes and hours to wait, made me clear my browser's cache and cookies, and even change web browser. I've tried 3 with the same results. At these times I really wish Google could make an Android app for this platform, that way it would be easy for users to post anytime, anywhere. So yeah, this is the first time I tried to log in and voila! I was able to access main page and now I'm writing this crap!

Because of the huge delay, I wasn't able to post my COTM for April and May. So expect this week I will make a short post about it. A viewer asked me if it's possible that my…

Update

First off, I want to say sorry for not posting lately. There had been problems with Blogger- well I don't know if it's the blog or the browser, but it these past weeks it won't upload photos that I include. It's too slow to load even if I use Wi-Fi. This is why I hate blogger, and as much as possible I am looking at into migrating to other service. Ghost platform would be good, also considering Wordpress, but what I hate about it is that it is limited unless you pay for the service. Anyway, if you guys have platform suggestions, please inform me about it.

Okay so aside from the Blogger issue, I was also busy with work and getting ready with the upcoming concert, and currently on a tight budget to pay all the other merchs items I ordered. And work today- oh work, it's been stressful lately. I wasn't able to share it, but there had been a major reshuffle in the teams, so technically I am not with my current team mates any more- we already have our own shifts.The …

2NE1 Crush Album Quick Review + YesAsia Experience

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So yeah, K-Pop power group 2NE1 recently released their album titled 'Crush'. As a fan, I was able to purchased the digital version on iTunes when it was released, then pre-ordered the physical album on YesAsia. This post will be a mix of album unboxing and review of my experience ordering from YA.


I ordered the album + poster Feb. 27 on YesAsia, as it was one of the first online shopping site to accept pre-orders. The product costs $31.99 then $20.95 Express shipping all in all it is at $52.94 which was okay as I had saved up for this one. I usually shop online, but I do standard shipping. What I do is pick the package at the local post office and pay about $50, but since this one's special, I chose Express. I also want to get the poster included since it is a limited item. If I decide to order the album here in Manila, there's a chance I won't be able to get it. So I waited and waited for the update.
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Happy Hearts Month.

Packing out Cold

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Hey y'all! I feel like I need to write today without any topic of whatever. Random stuff? Yes, random. I hope my domain name is working well. I HOPE YOU PASS BY THIS BLOG TO TEST IT. Anyway, if in case please inform me so that I can contact the registrar and get my money back. I know it's cheap purchase, but still, that's money! I worked hard for that money. And getting my own domain name is one of my dreams. So there. Now, I have some quick updates I would like to share. Let's do this then! START!

Quickie!

I finally purchased a domain for this blog of mine earlier! If you check your address bar, you should see my new domain name- MY DOMAIN NAME. Ahh it feels awesome, after years of trying to search for a cheap domain registrar, I was able to got one from Namecheap!

At the moment there are some links that are not working, and most likely this is because of the provisioning time for the update. But boy, just after saving the settings, I was able to access the main page using the domain in less than 3 minutes! I was expecting that it can take up to 2 days- as per the discussions and forums that checked. Anyway, I'm glad that at least the main page can now be accessed.

I can keep this domain for a year at a fairly decent price, If I decide to renew, we will see. I have 12 months to use this anyway!

Review: Fingering

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So I stumbled upon a Thai news site about an article condemning a lesbian movie for its 'provocative sexual scenes'. Immediately, I watched the movie (thanks to the kind uploader who shared it on YouTube) and to give my two cents, I could say that it became controversial in Thailand not because of the scenes, but the title itself. Here's a short review.

Produced by Queer Movie Production Club (QMPC) and StudioFun, online movie Fingering already caused a stir in the Thailand LGBT community the day it's teaser released. But then as I had mentioned earlier, only the title made it notorious.



The film focuses on the sexual lives of 2 lesbian couples. First couple, Chaeng (Annindy Ann) not being able to satisfy her partner Mi (Sununta Dewa). The other couple, Tang (Patchpicha Termpreeda) feels that her partner Mean (Potjanee Seeviriyakul) only wants to have fun with her in bed. As the story goes their relationship went on the rocks but after realizing their mistakes and lear…

Out of Town

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So yeah, last January 7th, I went to Baguio for a short trip with Yona. My goal for the trip is to visit my father and sister, plus relax and visit some of the city's tourist spots. For about 3 day and 2 nights, we were able to go to some places and get together with my family.



 Baguio's climate hits all time low during the months of November to February. This is the reason why I love going to this city between these months.



I hope to return to Baguio again this year, or maybe January next year. And hopefully next time, it would be a week-long visit.

Got Goals?

Happy 2014 everyone! Another year for us, this means another adventure and chapter on our lives. I am thankful to be alive to experience this amazing year and hoping that this will be a good one not only for me but for my family. So did any of you ready with their New Year's resolutions? I dont have one but I have 2 goals for the early part of the year. First, to visit my father this month. It's been years since I last saw him; our only communication is via phone. This coming week I will be in Baguio to check up on him and my sister. I am so excited for this meet up. Second, I am gearing up for the upcoming concert of my queens on the 17th of May. Although no confirmed ticket pricing at the moment, I already asjed my supervisor that I will be off that day. It would be so much fun, I am already starting to save up for the ticket. I want to get a seat closer enough for me to see my queens and my bias. I just hope they release the official ticket pricing right now. So there, I n…