Browsing All Posts filed under »Love and other drugs«

I don’t need one

July 18, 2017


I see them everywhere, happy. At restaurants, malls, or even at my nightly ride back home. All my life, everything they do is so foreign and unfamiliar. Like the customs of a culture from another planet. Everywhere I go, they’re there – Holding hands, teasing, looking at each other longingly. Both enjoying the company of […]

Screw Maria Clara, I’m not weak.

March 10, 2017


Juan Luna, “Tampuhan” (1895) Yesterday, March 8, we commemorated International Women’s Day. Now, I’ve been meaning to make a blog post on something along the lines of feminism and how everyone is getting it wrong, but I guess now’s the time given the current state of my emotions. And that current state is…not quite pretty. […]

On dead days and my Franny Glass phase

December 26, 2016


“I’m just sick of ego, ego, ego. My own and everybody else’s. I’m sick of everybody that wants to get somewhere, do something distinguished and all, be somebody interesting. It’s disgusting.” “It’s everybody, I mean. Everything everybody does is so — I don’t know — not wrong, or even mean, or even stupid necessarily. But […]

Heart burn

November 25, 2016


My heart has a hole in it, and everything is pouring out.

The Burning Pain of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Your Type”: Reflections on Music and Heartache

October 31, 2016


Music has always been the greatest conveyor of emotions. A beautiful melody infused with heart-wrenching lyrics works like a drug. Nothing like “Build Me Up Buttercup” to reminisce the good ol’ days picnicking at the beach, eh? While listening to certain songs to bring back good memories works wonders, for me the best thing about […]

Future lover dearest: a totally not sappy introductory guide to me

September 3, 2016


I may not know what exactly went into your head and you decided to choose a sad sack of a potato for a lover, but I’m sorry. And thanks.

The things you learn from isolation

August 7, 2016


  Cryptobiosis (n.) – a physiological state in which metabolic activity is reduced to an undetectable level without disappearing altogether. It is known that certain plant and animal groups have adapted to survive periods of extremely dry conditions.