• Coping Amidst The Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic in the UK With Elderly Parents

    In early February 2020, my friend sent a message over to me from Beijing, China. She …

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    In life, no matter what we do, there’s always that someone who will dislike …

  • Muni Muni

    Tumingin ako sa salamin. Tiningnan ko ang aking sarili ng mga ilang minuto. Tiningnan ko …

  • Sometimes, We Achieve More When We Slow Down

    When I was little, I thought that adults who were always in a hurry were …

  • Have You Ever Caught Someone Talking About You In Another Language?

    I have. I was having lunch with my fiance the other day when I overheard …

  • The Impossible Dream

    A song composed by Mitch Leigh with lyrics by Joe Darion To dream the impossible …

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    Why Christmas Is For The Spirit, Not The Superficial

    Growing up in the Philippines where the season to be jolly officially starts at around September all the way through to December (the ‘BER’ months) and of course all the way through to New Year’s Day… I learned from a…

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    What Clothes To Pack When Travelling To Rome In Winter

    What Clothes To Pack When Travelling To Rome In Winter

    We went on a last minute trip to Rome. I panicked a little because I didn’t know what clothes to pack. Thanks to British Airways and their generous 23 kg luggage allowance, I was able to cram in quite a&…
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    What I Think Some Filipinos Can Learn From Minimalism

    What I Think Some Filipinos Can Learn From Minimalism

    I still recall a deeply hurtful conversation I had with a Filipino woman. She asked me what my current job title was and when I told her that I was working as a junior manager for a luxury fashion brand,&…
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    Lightweight Airplane Essentials For A Luxury Travel Experience

    Lightweight Airplane Essentials For A Luxury Travel Experience

    Travelling on long or short haul flights can be a tiring experience for anyone. Although I try and make this a calming time for me to read a book, listen to podcasts or watch movies, I still think that sitting&…
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    What Being Engaged To Be Married Really Means To Us

    What Being Engaged To Be Married Really Means To Us

    Exactly a year ago today, I stood in front of the Eiffel tower with the love of my life when he asked me to marry him. It was definitely a romantic day to remember and I will never forget the&…
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