Beauty | Notes

3-part fuss free daily beauty routine

By on November 6, 2016

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 […]

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Notes | PH to DE: A Transit Diary


By on September 28, 2016

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 […]

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Notes | Poetry

A warm summer night at Camden Town

By on April 4, 2016

We have a book. The chapters of which are waiting to be filled. Happy, sad, funny, interesting… Regardless. What matters is that we have started this journey together with only the most heartfelt hope and resolve for our story to last.   I remember our first meeting. Peering through the window at the fourth floor […]

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A breather

By on February 29, 2016

All of the days preceding this week went by on a dizzying frenzy. It was a get up and get moving rhythm with barely a time to relish my mornings. So this week’s break from class is a welcome pause. I’d now have some time in my hands to do as I please, namely: watch […]

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The long and short of it

By on January 14, 2016

Resistant in the beginning but I’ve somehow adopted a solid weekday routine: walking to work. I live about 20 to 30 minutes on foot from work. The first few months were terrible just as most changes are. I hated the heat, people who rushed past me and some who took their sweet time walking as […]

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