VSO Bahaginan Volunteering Expo

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VSO-Bahaginan invites you to the Second Volunteering Expo of on March 13, 2012 at the Intercontinental Manila, Makati City. Entitled “Active Communities, Sustainable Future,” the Volunteering Expo will serve as a platform for celebrating and inspiring volunteerism in government, non-government, corporate, and academic sectors. For more information, please click here to view the e-poster. This post is re-blogged from BLOGGERS… Read more »

Marcel Antonio’s Romantic Lie

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Ongoing at the Yuchengco Museum in RCBC Plaza, Makati is an exhibition of the latest collection of paintings by Marcel Antonio. Titled “The Romantic Lie: Desire, Ennui, Anxiety,” Antonio’s works here are replete with symbolism and peopled by characters with different stories to tell. Animals, like an owl, hare and rooster, as well as whimsical images such as a winged… Read more »

The Umami Mystery

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It’s always a treat to watch live culinary shows and contests. Who wouldn’t be interested in food? I caught some portions of Ajinomoto’s 3rd Umami Culinary Challenge: Battle for the Umami Bowl held last Friday, January 20 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The inter-school multi-category competition drew over 30 participating schools and showcased the culinary students’ knowledge,… Read more »

Let’s Have Some Cake

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Family celebrations, especially birthdays, are not complete without a cake. A certified favorite of both young and old the past years has been Estrel’s Caramel Cakes. These chiffon cakes with caramel icing and filling are perfect for our family that has a fondness for anything sweet. When my two eldest nephews were born a few months apart in late 2002 and early… Read more »

Giving In To A Pizza Craving

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It’s one of those lazy Saturday mornings when I don’t want to get up from my bed. After having the usual early breakfast, before 8am, downstairs, I headed back to bed. I then proceeded to lie down with my laptop which is propped against a pillow that sits atop my belly, and waste away the hours online. Past 9am, my… Read more »

The Internet Has Changed Our Viewing Habits

If, like me, you’re one of those whose work is based online, much of the information that you come across on a daily basis comes from the internet. Watching television is no longer a necessity as multiple sites online give you access to what’s currently happening not just in our little corner of the globe, but even in outer space…. Read more »

Another Facebook Crime: Uncommon Sense

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  A female call center agent is robbed and knifed to death by a “friend,” whom she had just met through Facebook. This follows another Facebook crime that happened just this week. The incident involved ABS-CBN director Ricky Rivero who luckily escaped death when he was stabbed several times by a male friend whom he had supposedly recently met though… Read more »