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Kim Addonizio: Darkening, Then Brightening


The cloud has been lifted. Wandering listless and seemingly lost in the bureaucratic noise created by simply wanting to be together is behind us now. This predicament can perhaps be blamed on past transgressions of individuals cutting corners hence necessitating security measures that spiraled and became this new convoluted system. Nevertheless, they matter so little now. It is done. In wading through the…

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3-part fuss free daily beauty routine


My love affair with makeup started when my mother’s best friend gave me my first Mac lipstick. It may not be the case then but I certainly felt transformed each time I apply the buttery formula on my lips. It was only when I started working that I had access to troves of cosmetic products. What started out as powder and…

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Edgar Guest: On Quitting


With the coming of a new year (a new day, week even) comes various resolves about quitting. There was a man who quit his job every 31st of December to refocus and assess whether what he is doing is what he would want to be spending his time on. The more typical fare would be to give up select vices…

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Review: Acceler8 coworking space in Makati


Having recently transitioned to a freelance set-up, I found it challenging to stay focused in my small studio. There was my bed, high-speed internet where I can stream just about anything, and my reasonably stocked fridge that made me feel distracted all the time. Drawing the line between when the work day begins and when it ends has left me…

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Dormant


Allow me to vent, friends. God is funny. If you asked me what I wanted nary a year back, I would be able to walk you through a timeline complete with priorities: work with interesting people, go further in my career, and take graduate studies in Europe (yes, I also knew which continent I wanted to be). Getting married won’t…

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