{T} is for Thankful for Your Tender Love: #AtoZChallenge

{T} is for Thankful for your tender love Ma, this one's dedicated to you, and your tender love, that I will always be thankful for. You've been gone exactly two months, seventeen days. We are ready to wrap up April 2018. Time and tide like they say, wait for none. And as I wistfully look … Continue reading {T} is for Thankful for Your Tender Love: #AtoZChallenge

{S} is for Signs: #AtoZChallenge

{S} is for Signs “All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step”  ~ Paulo Coelho, The Zahir Do you watch for the signs strewn across your … Continue reading {S} is for Signs: #AtoZChallenge

{R} is for Reminiscing the Yesteryears: #AtoZChallenge

{R} is for Reminiscing the Yesteryears Peals of laughter echo through our fifteenth floor apartment. The kids are building a tent-house that they call a hotel room, with the dining chairs, cushions and bed sheets as props. We are sprawled on the bed reminiscing our yesteryears. Those good old days when we hung out as … Continue reading {R} is for Reminiscing the Yesteryears: #AtoZChallenge


{Q} is for Queer and Quirky: #AtoZChallenge

{Q} is for Queer and Quirky Radcliffe is born on the Easter of April 1995, to staunch Catholic parents, in Manila. His hazel eyes, dark curly mane and rosey lips has people marvelling and confusing the little cherub for a girl. His orthodox parents find this very queer and quirky. Radcliffe goes to mass every … Continue reading {Q} is for Queer and Quirky: #AtoZChallenge


{P} is for Painted Not Tainted: #AtoZChallenge

{P} is for Painted Not TaintedShe has painted her face using deft strokes. The eyeliner, mascara, foundation, the garish red lipstick, the cherry blusher highlight those ordinary features. The transformation is unbelievable. The concealer hides the cigarette-butt marks on her face. She emerges out of her cocoon like a painted diva, transformed each night. While … Continue reading {P} is for Painted Not Tainted: #AtoZChallenge


{O} is for One With Nature: #AtoZChallenge

{O} is for One With Nature We are beings of Mother Earth and as much part of nature as the trees, the nodding poinsettias that sway to the rhythm of the gentle breeze, or the mammoth mountains that stand tall and the regally flowing rivers. But how often do we consider adapting ourselves the way … Continue reading {O} is for One With Nature: #AtoZChallenge


{N} is for Never Say Never: #AtoZChallenge

{N} is for Never Say Never You've probably heard the phrase, "Never say never" a multiple times. It means nothing is impossible. Anything can happen. Never say never is also a James Bond movie starring Sean Connery. It's also a Justin Bieber song, featuring Jaden Smith (Will Smith's son) from the movie Karate Kid. The … Continue reading {N} is for Never Say Never: #AtoZChallenge


{M} is for Mystic’s Magic: #AtoZChallenge

{M} is for Mystic's Magic Have you ever experienced a mystic's magic? Did it transform your life? Or was it just a one-off  experience that took you to a unique level of mysticism? I've had a brush with a mystic's magic. A life transforming experience to say the least. This is an anecdote from February … Continue reading {M} is for Mystic’s Magic: #AtoZChallenge

{L} is for Love Conquers All: #AtoZChallenge

{L} is for Love Conquers All "Good morning Mamma. Love you. Wake up now, it's eight-thirty already," says little Sam, enveloping Zaira in a warm hug. Zaira tilts her face towards Sam, sleepily rubbing her eyes, while trying to plant a kiss on his chubby cheek. Her head is still throbbing and she has no … Continue reading {L} is for Love Conquers All: #AtoZChallenge


{K} is for KISS: #AtoZChallenge

{K} is for KISS Did you kiss today? How often do you kiss? How many times a day? Or is it once in a while? Or once a fortnight? Oops! Am I being too intrusive? Well, here's a thing; this kiss is not the one that you plant on someones lips or cheeks! This is … Continue reading {K} is for KISS: #AtoZChallenge