Top Image Source: Excite On Tuesday, February 28th, I turned my TV on per my usual morning routine. I checked the clock on the upper left screen to make sure I wasn't running late as the morning wide show I usually watch filled my otherwise quiet room with cheery, mostly insignificant chatter. As the show … Continue reading Romanticizing Motherhood: Horikita Maki and the Ritualistic Retirement of Female Actresses in Japan
In the Philippines, the culture of nitpicking is so prevalent that people feel entitled to comment on another person's physical attributes all the time, most especially during the holiday season. I think we need to re-examine our attitude toward this. We all deserve to be happy, regardless of our physical make-up.
https://youtu.be/PeWK1mqNRSs This is a free and unofficial translation. Kindly give credit upon use. Woman Performed by: Superfly Words: BONNIE PINK Music: BONNIE PINK Translation: Mizhelle Lyrics Translation Woman shippai suru Jikan mo okane mo nai Dokyō de hana sakasu sekaiKakko tsukete cha hajimannai Kage de nuru lipstick Ā kinō nomisugite osaenai kedo hada chōshi ii … Continue reading Woman – Superfly (Lyrics & Translation)
https://youtu.be/ZdcHvVfVE1A s it just me or do we Filipinos tend to click our tongues a lot? I didn't really notice until a Japanese friend pointed it out. Although, at that time I was deliberately being difficult, because sometimes emasculating my guy friends is my twisted way of showing fondness or affection.
Located at the fringes of western Tokyo, Okutama is a town that offers the quiet majesty of nature to anyone who drops by for a visit. I walked the Otama Trail for my first ever solo hike, which gave way to a lot of reflection.
The naturally-occurring patterns that we find in nature always leave me awestruck. It makes me realize how clever and wonderful the design of the universe is, and how this design lives in all of us. I like to think this way, because by default it makes our design flawless, no matter how much other people … Continue reading Branches
Among the many wonders of the fall season is that it brings about with it not only enchanting colors but a variety of flavors as well. A few weeks ago, I sat down with Yui, one of my best friends, to indulge in some of the season's sweets. We originally recorded a video for it, … Continue reading Sweet Flavors of Fall: Enjoying Sweets in Japan