My Archives: July 2006

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Reader E. wrote me once in reaction to my write-up on Malaybalay, Bukidnon. Reader E. recommended that I visit Nasuli Spring, a cold spring, located about 19-20 kilometers north of Malaybalay, heading in the direction of Valencia and/or Davao. [more]
12:37 PM GMT+8

Saturday, July 29, 2006

If you have visited Kusina Salud (you may search our archives for our previous write-up or entry about that), you most likely caught sight of a store right up front called Pillar Plants and Novelties. If you check out that shop, you'll find various trinkets, old books like Asterix (for only P50 each), Rizaliana (for P60 each), and broas (ladyfinger cookies) from Quezon which sell for P180 a can. [more]
07:31 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Adarna House, one of the leading publishers of children's books in the Philippines, invites aspiring writers for children to apply for the 5th Barlaya Writing for Children Workshop. The workshop aims to enhance the craft of writers of stories for children. [more]
07:41 PM GMT+8

Monday, July 17, 2006

I got this from my Poveda batchmate, Rosanna. Starting this July 22, Saturday, ATD will be having a Street Library Program. [more]
11:23 PM GMT+8

Saturday, July 15, 2006

Finally, I got to try Cafe Juanita, located on 2 United St. West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City. The restaurant, owned by Dr. Boy Vazquez is on Philippine Tattler's list of Best Restaurants in 2005. [more]
09:19 AM GMT+8

Sunday, July 9, 2006

Nope, I haven't been anywhere near New Zealand (how I wish I have!), I just happen to have a friend who's now working there. Every now and then, he sends us mail about his adventures over there -- just like that Lord of the Rings Exhibit thing. [more]
08:26 AM GMT+8

Saturday, July 8, 2006

Toys R Us, the well-known US toy store is now in the Philippines, in Robinson's Galleria to be exact. It's located at the 4th floor where Dreamscape used to be. [more]
07:46 AM GMT+8

Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Does anybody know which ad agency came up with the SMART Unli30 (is that how they call it?) ad -- the one which promotes unlimited texting for P30? I don't know what went behind the creation of that ad, but personally, I don't like it. [more]
08:20 PM GMT+8

Monday, July 3, 2006

We caught the movie Superman Returns last weekend. If you haven't watched it yet, watch out for that part in the movie where they talk about where Superman has been seen. Superman was in Manila! I wonder if they change that part, depending on where the movie is showing. Would anyone know? [more]
08:24 PM GMT+8

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