Manila, 1 December—I figured I should do a drive-by update because just like that, it’s already December! Wow. How’s your Christmas shopping going?! Mi…
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Manila, 17 November—Céline Sciamma’s French historical drama “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is perhaps the best movie I’ve seen this year. (Spoilers afte…
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Manila, 8 November—Among my earliest memories as a child coming of age is riding shotgun in the morning with my mother on the way to school, turning th…
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Malay, 30 October—Just dropping this quick note to say I have been spending my after-work hours and entire weekends trying to power through writing ass…
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Manila, 14 October—In true Q4 fashion, my calendar for the last three months of this decade has been filled. Yes, just like that. Must be a common feel…
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Manila, 6 October—It’s my first time to hear of this metric, but someone on Twitter mentioned that it’s time to countdown to The Last 1,000 Days of the…
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What's the worst thing this administration has done?
Now that we’re on The Last 1000 Days of this admin, maybe this is worth a lookback. After all of THAT—what incidents and issues stand out as the…
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Manila, 28 September—How do you introduce yourself first? As far as first days of school go, this is perhaps the one thing I feel most pressured to get…
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How would you pitch the current you to a younger you?
Scenario: You’re picking up your younger self’s report card and you have ten minutes to spend with said younger self to discuss it. What year wo…
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Manila, 23 September—For a change, I thought of posting this year’s round-up of Martial Law reportage on this day instead of Sept 21, which is the date…
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Manila, 21 September—And just like that, I’m back in the classroom. This afternoon, I went back to class for the first time in three years. If anybody …
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Manila, 16 September—Once upon a time, we had amulets. Like, honest-to-goodness red mini-pillows with stitched-on crosses pinned to our underwear, or o…
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