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The exchanged gifts

Long-time megapolis dwellers will surely agree with me: Those were the days when the now obsolete time measure exists in the Metro—a time span...

Of Iyot and other demons

We have seen the changing of the official mouthpiece guard at the Palace. From the soft-spoken, interpretation-heavy baritone of a former pastor now ex-Secretary...

Of restless news and spews

Erratic would be an understatement to describe the days leading to this very moment, this tranquil, chilly January dawn moment as I sit here...

Two thousand and seventeen

Some half a century ago, a certain Chilean poet and Nobel laureate goes by the name Pablo Neruda penned a modern classic titled “Puedo...

Of restless news and spews

Erratic would be an understatement to describe the days leading to this very moment, this tranquil, chilly January dawn moment as I sit here at a hilly resort porch at the foot of the mystical Banahaw; this very moment as I type these...

Predictions and predilections

It is the time of the year when predictions of all shapes and sizes, progressive or apocalyptic and utterly trash, will be revealed by everyone with any ostensibly prophetic calling. Armed with silly cards or radiant white sperma candles, or swanky mall-grade crystal...

Two thousand and seventeen

Some half a century ago, a certain Chilean poet and Nobel laureate goes by the name Pablo Neruda penned a modern classic titled “Puedo escribir los versos más tristes esta noche” or more popularly known to English language-enslaved tongues as “Tonight I can...

The exchanged gifts

Long-time megapolis dwellers will surely agree with me: Those were the days when the now obsolete time measure exists in the Metro—a time span of three hours in the morning and another three hours in the afternoon creeping toward the evening. It was...

Your loyal subject

At the tail-end of the ASEAN Summit here in Manila some weeks ago, we witnessed, mostly on social media platforms, a minor bickering by a certain “major blogger.” In gist, what transpired was a derring-do of this self-assuming major political blogger to a British...

Of Iyot and other demons

We have seen the changing of the official mouthpiece guard at the Palace. From the soft-spoken, interpretation-heavy baritone of a former pastor now ex-Secretary Ernesto Abella, to the would-be hollow block-throwing lawyer and marginalized group representative, Atty. Harry Roque. But among the voices continuously...

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