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Photodump: My first rally

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August 26, 2013: Million People March (an anti-Pork Barrel protest) at Rizal Park, merienda at Krispy Kreme Harbour Square, and mini-shopping at SM Mall of Asia. 70% of the spontaneous travel was on foot.… Continue reading

Photodump: Cinemalaya 2013

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Two parts of my day: 1. Ice Cream date with these people: Left photo: (Upper row, from left): Yeng, Hillary; (Lower row, from left) Kate, me, Kim 2. Watched Rekorder and Instant Mommy with… Continue reading

Media explorers!

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July 26 – 27 | Student Media Congress Times like these remind me of why I fell in love with journalism and why would I would want to keep doing what I love… Continue reading

“And only tears do say the things we want in vain.”

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And only tears do say the things we want in vain. Sugarcoats and Heartbeats, Up Dharma Down

Will I ever change your mind?

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First time I heard this song entirely this morning. The song played when I was in the car on the way to school. I was looking out at the window overthinking about about… Continue reading

Up Dharma Down at Cable Car Makati

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      Short notes about tonight’s spontaneity with my roommate, Janella: 1. I had my new white sweater reserved for tonight and it looks great on me! 2. Love the place! Hipster vibe,… Continue reading

Can we please stop being “appropriate?”

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Also published on Thought Catalog: http://thoughtcatalog.com/hazel-venida/2013/12/why-we-should-stop-being-appropriate/ I hate the concept of being ‘appropriate’ in the context of saying how we really feel. No, really, what does it mean, anyway? I hate the fact that… Continue reading

Work in progress

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There are so many things I want to write / say / do right now, but there is so little time that I have. The number of unposted posts I have saved as ‘draft’ is… Continue reading

It has been a while.

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Because today is one of those rare ‘I-cannot-explain-this-happy-kind-of-happy’ days. 🙂 Below is a list of the little things that made my day today: 1. Understanding the truth about blogging in our Techcom (Communication… Continue reading

Toying with emotions

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Because the combination of reading these Thought Catalog quotations and listening to ‘Turn It Well’ by Up Dharma Down on repeat is m a d l y toying with my emotions. They come into… Continue reading