New Year’s Eve Stay-cation and Walk-about

I hate New Year’s celebrations because it means smoke, noise, and more smoke and noise. And since I’m not amazed by fireworks, I don’t wait up for it. Every New Year’s eve, I celebrate the coming of the year by sleeping early. Party pooper? Not really. If other people want to party, let them party; but…

Freebies

One good thing about walking about in Manila is the freebies. Filipinos are generally risk averse and will only buy what they already know is a good deal, i.e. what will not waste their money. I am reminded of a Tagalog nursery song about a child who bought a balloon:  TAGALOG SONG LYRICS ENGLISH TRANSLATION…

My Hippy Dippy House Part 2

Do you guys buy glassware from the surplus stores and use it for food? Don’t! You don’t know what it was last used for. Use it instead for plants. I used stuff that have been lying around the house for ages, but if you would like to look for similar materials, here are where and how much:…

My Hippy Dippy House Part 1

Ok. So too may people have been asking where have I been? Why have I not been updating this blog? First, because I’m too busy. Second, because I’m too busy. Third, because … Ok, ok, you got the point. This blog is just for fun anyway. My other blog is the serious blog, and that…