Georgina’s paradise

(Most of the photos in my blog were taken from the internet. Credits to its owners)      Danny stared at his home of 65 years and it’s still the same. A lot has changed in the outside world but the house remained as how she wanted it to be. The one-acre land they own is…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Ronnie Chronicles 2

2003 After that traumatic experience of having a co-worker, Ronnie swore that she will never agree to have a companion at work again. Luckily, she immediately found an employer. They are a family of 4 and all of them are office workers being in the jewelry business. The first 3 months were good as expected;…

Migraine

Cold sweats forming in my forehead, My stomach’s going into war, as if eating each other. My mind’s throbbing, my head’s spinning. Everything’s too bright, I don’t want to open my eyes, I don’t even want to talk to anyone. I can’t think clearly, nothing matters. I just need to stop the pain, however it…

Oxygen Tank

“Hey Dude. are you just going to drown your sorrows in alcohol? Grow up! We’ve been over this a thousand times!” She patiently tells him. Just a week ago her best friend’s girlfriend broke up with him and until now he is mopping over it. She just rolled her eyes because she’s also been there…

No One

This is dedicated to the folks or with loved ones suffering from dementia and related diseases. There he is lying on his bed, speaking intangible words, talking to no one. His hands seem to be waving or trying to reach something from someone, but there is no one around. At the middle of the night, you will…

(Can someone help me give a title to it? Thanks) It was as if you cast a spell on my soul, an oblivion of hope come flushing down on me. The mere thought of loosing from your grip kills me. What more if you let go and don’t look back? Maybe I’d die a thousand…

Anong meron siya na wala ako?

Anong meron siya na wala ako? Ang mapupungay ba niyang mata? Ang malasutla ba niyang balat? O ang mga labi ba niyang tila laging nais mong halikan? Yan ang mga tanong na patuloy na tumatakbo sa aking isipan. Walang sandali na hindi ko tinanong ang aking sarili kung saan ako nagkulang o saan ako sumobra…

Hot Mess

I can see you from across the room though the light is dim. You seem to illuminate like the stars in the night sky. Your smile is hypnotic and I feel drawn to your every whim. Did you cast a spell on me? Because every word from you sounds like music to my ears. I…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Nelly

Nelly started working for the Waller family in 1999 and are still with them until now. 1999 “Ahm, Nelly? Can you please clean the fridge and take out all the expired and bad stuffs in there? You know we haven’t had a helper and we are so busy so we couldn’t organize it.” said Mrs….

Philippine Politics: A Scripted Reality TV

This morning I read a news headline about granting bail on Janet Napoles, the accused mastermind of the pork barrel scam. I was really pissed off to the point that I lost focus thinking how in the world did Sandiganbayan let that filthy, evil scammer get out of jail. My ill feeling reached social media and a…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV: Ronnie Chronicles

 This is the first entry of this series. It is about Ronnie and her fourteen-year journey working in Hong Kong. Hope you enjoy and learn something from it. You can comment and like it. 2002 As the door of the plane slowly closes, Ronnie wanted to shout NO! She wanted to go out and go back home…

Hong Kong from a Domestic Helper’s POV

Hong Kong is considered as one of the financial districts of the world. If you are into trading and business then Hong Kong is the right place for you. It is also a shopping capital, you can find all brands from all over the world and you can shop till you drop. Aside from trade and…