Yet another late post! Since I got here in London, I always make it a point to spend my summer breaks in Manila as much as possible. For the simple reason that the city becomes a ghost town to me because all my amigos head back to their respective countries. So I usually book a flight and scram even before the last day of term. But Summer 2012 was a different case for 3 reasons: Coldplay, Tomorrowland, and the London […]
Portobello Road is the famous address of a number of London antique shops, selling everything from quirky rugs to second-hand riches. It’s also notably known for being the setting of the rom-com classic, “Notting Hill” which was mostly filmed along the street. On weekends, when the road is closed and a full-blown market is in place, it can get as mob scenic as the tiangges in Greenhills. But it was far from the usual ruckus when I went with my […]
Since today’s the birth anniversary of Michael Jackson, I hope you wouldn’t mind a little dose of the GOAT… Influenced by my sister, I was a huge fan of Michael Jackson when I was little. Apart from owning a copy of all his CD’s and constantly playing them, the big sis and I used to record anything and everything MJ on VHS tapes, be it music videos, interviews, or TV specials, and have petty fights over it. So you could just […]
Being the very first and widely considered as the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon to the fans of tennis is what the World Cup is to football enthusiasts. Although not a tennis buff myself, I’ve come to enjoy watching the game thanks to my parents who stay up till morning to watch the likes of Federer and Nadal on TV.
After winning this year’s L’Oreal Brandstorm alongside the rest of Team Philippines in Paris, certified jet-setter Tiptip had another swing by London. The last time she was in town with Roxi, we had a long and heated argument before they were able to convince me to watch freaking Shrek the Musical with them– of all West End productions! On her trip back, she asked me to go with her to the acclaimed Borough Market which didn’t sound any better to […]