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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Life philosophies over dinner and for success

Tuesday was a pretty nice day that started with lunch with J at Mango Tree at the Fort (see my previous blog entry) and...

An evening with Grace Lee at Sofitel

The evening didn't begin with Grace Lee, but it ended with her. But let me tell the rest of the story first.Tonight was a...

Gaita Fores brings Casa Artusi to Manila

Gaita Fores and the Casa Artusi wayThis morning, for some reason, my friend J and I were talking about a sisig dish I once...

Remains of a sticky rice dessert at Mango Tree

Today my friend J invited me for lunch. We’ve both been busy and traveling, but we found this window today for a pretty relaxing...

Manny Baldemor paints lovely Switzerland

Tonight, I accepted the invitation of the Ambassador of Switzerland to attend the opening reception of a very special art exhibition at the Ayala...

Chinese paintings of the Philippines

On Friday afternoon, just before the work week that began in Malaysia and ended in Manila came to a close, I dropped by the...

Dinner in Munich after an acquittal

"So, you're so into judging beauty contests but not into this judging that's been going on for five months that will affect the course...

Ms. Quezon City wins Ms. Philippines Earth 2012

Ms. Earth Philippines 2012 and her courtI've just returned from the grand finals of the Ms. Philippines Earth 2012 beauty pageant, that resulted in...

A simple Finnish appetizer you must try

When I finally returned to Manila from Kota Kinabalu, waiting for me at my desk at the Travelife Magazine office were two beautiful coffee...

Ilonggo food at the Mandarin Oriental

I returned to Manila in time to attend a few events, including the finals of Ms. Philippines Earth. Yes, I'm one of the judges...

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