November has been an awful month for many Filipinos. The island nation has been battered by consecutive storms and typhoons, with five within the span of the last few weeks. Earlier this month, super typhoon Goni – one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded – devastated large swathes of Eastern Philippines, leaving 25 dead with thousands more displaced. And now another one has struck. … Continue reading I Interviewed My Husband on his Typhoon Ulysses Experience
Ever since I can remember, my family and I have been dogged by neighbour problems. It doesn’t matter where we move to, there will always be one (either on the left or the right, since most Malaysian homes are terrace houses) that drives us up the wall. Since we live for tea, here are my tales of nightmare neighbours: there’s actually so much to tell … Continue reading Nightmare Neighbours Vol.1
Hey guys! It’s 12/10 and the gov just announced that we’re having another CMCO (for the benefit of my foreign readers, that’s a Conditional Movement Control Order – kinda like a ‘loose’ quarantine but not a total lockdown) in my area: which means no interstate travel allowed, plus restrictions on the operating hours of some businesses, for two weeks. Schools will be closed, as well … Continue reading Mid-October Update
introvert noun /ˈɪntrəvəːt/ a shy, reticent person. Mention introvert and the image that comes to mind is of a person sitting quietly in a corner, surrounded by a mountain of books. They might enjoy hobbies like knitting, drawing, video games, or going for long walks on the beach on their own. Extroverts, by comparison, are the ones who are forward and ‘think on their feet’; … Continue reading Nurture Your Introverts to Harness Their Superpowers
Hey guys! If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that I’m not very diligent when it comes to sharing personal posts or motivational (?) stuff like ‘Lessons I’ve learned from… etc.’ There are a few reasons for this: A) It Takes A Buttload of Time Unlike lifestyle / food posts, which are based on experiences (ie, ‘tangible’ stuff … Continue reading Patreon?
… were you expecting me to say ‘is a friend indeed?’ Well, no. This time, I really do have a friend in need. And this is the only way I can think of helping, so yeah. I like being part of the WordPress community. It’s one of the reasons why I continue paying expensive hosting fees year after year, despite the fact that I could … Continue reading A Friend In Need…
Hey, guys! Been meaning to blog more, but like the stereotypical millennial, I’ve been making poor life choices lately (like staying up until 3am every day. To play Witcher 3.) But I digress. This post was inspired by a recent hotpot dinner, where I ordered century eggs. Whenever I have them, I’m reminded of a good friend of mine and how horrified he was when … Continue reading Stinky Tofu, Durian & Insects: Would You Try These ‘Exotic’ Foods?
So. You’ve got your eye on a cute guy from the beautiful country of the Philippines. But you’re worried about cultural differences, and how the relationship might work out. Fret not – I’m here to share with you what it’s like to date a Filipino, and what you can expect. winkwink Now before we proceed, a disclaimer for the party poopers going “OMG Eris so … Continue reading What It’s Like To Date A Filipino