Be very afraid

Stuck at home, I’ve been watching a lot of Cinema One and ANC.
Yesterday I was getting a hot compress when my assistant and I saw this…
I’m the type of person who, if you watch a movie or TV with me, I’ll be yakking my comments during.
So I was telling my assistant, “ang chica naman ng glasses ng mamang yan” (referring to the white-haired man in the interview).
Then this Rafa Santos came onscreen and personally, I found him so smug and mayabang. I told my assistant, “ang guapo pa naman.”
Strangely enough, he says something very shocking—even to me.

When Cityscape host Lexi Schulze asked why the Samarito director preferred to employ stage actors in his films, a straight-faced Santos answered: “Because they don’t complain. You can feed them Skyflakes three meals a day or pay them in cat food. They’re never late and they cry when you want them to cry.” Source

My brain’s a little slow after the operation, so I thought nothing more about it, until my friend called this morning and told me it was all over Twitter and Facebook. Meet Tricia Gosingtian, Part 2.
Here’s an interesting blog entry on the Rafa Santos booboo.

I’m so grateful there was no social media when I was 21 and feeling the power, having my own column in the Daily Globe, where I could write anything I wanted, because I certainly wrote a lot of careless things.
I can’t tell you how grateful I am that Internet came along in my 30s. Otherwise, I would’ve been a serious social media casualty.

Read about Rafa Santos’ apology.

The outside world

Today was the laziest day.
Since I no longer need a nurse and am all alone, I allowed myself to stay home and sleep for 12 hours.
I can now shower and change clothes on my own, though it takes me 30 minutes to put on a T-shirt (kidding).
I’m still swollen, bruised and itchy—so hot compress is my best friend.
Meet my water bottle from Tokyo, somewhere. Siempre, chica pa din :)


Luckily I have people from the outside world reaching out to me.
Abet sent a ton of my favorite banana chips in a big LBC box (the woman believes in wholesale, what can I say??).



Golden Sana, kaso, hindi


No, they’re really good. Jeroen and I thank you. (Available at Robinson’s Supermarket)


My Twitter friend found these buy 1-take 1 Puffs tissue in the mall for Php 150.
I’m going to hoard them on July 1st when I am allowed to shop (so I can’t tell you where).

Puffs Tissue

Alexei saw a Dr. Kwek-Kwek stall at Festival Mall. (I don’t do kwek-kwek.)

Dr. Kwek-kwek

Shay took these pictures in Japan—Hello Kitty creator Yuko Yamaguchi just made a Lady Gaga doll :(

Lady Gaga and Yuko Yamaguchi

Jeroen saw these at SM Hypermart—Prima Taste mixes, including what is probably the best homemade Hainanese Chicken Rice mix out there. No need to hoard in Singapore—yay!!
Too bad they didn’t have Rendang, which is Jeroen and Marky’s favorite.

Prima mixes

This I have to see. Sonny Suñga had lunch at the first Max’s restaurant designed by Budji Layug, in the Scout area apparently.
I want to go!! Must get well!

Max's by Budji Layug

Take a Stand with Adora

Adora’s Take A Stand campaign focuses on the Reproductive Health Bill, an issue that is currently central to our society.
Are you pro- or anti-Reproductive Health Bill?
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Customers are not obliged to Take A Stand.
However, those who do will receive an extra discount on their total purchase!


Visit Adora at Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati.

Promod Sale

PROMOD, the leading high street fashion brand from France, goes on sale this July 1-31, 2011 in all Promod Stores at
Greenbelt 5, Trinoma, Abreeza Mall Davao, Ayala Center Cebu, SM Cebu, Megamall, Southmall, Gateway, Robinson’s Ermita


Meet your Smart C+ ambassadors

Here’s a very effective tip my doctor told me when I had a cough that wouldn’t go away: Bombard your body with Vitamin C, 500 mg. twice a day. I took it in tablet form, and in a couple of days I had greatly improved. You’d be surprised.
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Rissa Mananquil multitasks from being a mother to her son, Enzo, modeling and teaching. Her weekly column showcases her expertise in both beauty and fitness.


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Editor of Manila’s premiere men’s magazine, RJ Ledesma is an author of multiple titles on marriage, manhood. This tongue-in-cheek TV host is also the main man behind Mercato Centrale and Midnight Mercato weekend markets. RJ acknowledges the significance of purity in both diet and lifestyle. An instructor and co-founder of Yoga Manila, he tries to keep his life balanced with a daily routine of Ashtanga Yoga.


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Sale, sale, sale!!

Robinsons Specialty Stores, Inc., the exclusive franchisee of Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Warehouse and Trucco in the Philippines goes on End-of-Season Sale beginning July 1, 2011.
Come on the first day to enjoy special discounts on all regular-priced items.
Take up to 50% off marked-down items up to July 31st.

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