By Raïssa Robles - A few days ago, I received word that this blog is one of the finalists for the 2015 Bloggys Awards. It came as a rather pleasant surprise since I have not been that active on the net lately due to a highly pressing project. I am sure, you guys at Cyber Plaza Miranda have a lot to do with this. So I would like to thank you all in advance. And a big "Thank You" to my friends in Facebook and Twitter.
Just my opinion by Raïssa Robles - I have a confession to make. I have never watched any of the fights of Manny Pacquiao, although I consider him a great boxer. And I've seen clips of his fight. I can't bear watching a blood sport, I guess. The frenzy, the excitement and the violence transports me back to the Roman times of the gladiators. Which is why the place where they are fighting now is so aptly named - the Arena.
As rumors of an impending destabilization move roiled Manila even amid the Day of Hearts, my hubby consulted our lavandera with strange mystical powers and was inspired to write the following:
Exclusive by Raissa Robles - A Valentine's Day greeting is etched on the rooftop of the Social Security System (SSS) building for everyone to see all the days of the year.
By Raissa Robles - On this day of love, let's take a break from corruption investigations. I'd like to share with you a recent dinner we had with some friends, among them Steeve Mago and his wife, Pia Guanio. They brought a lovely surprise - their daughter Scarlet.
YESSS! It’s more FUN and Romantic in the Philippines.
Finally, we can promote our country with this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3nUudSYW8s Kudos to those guys who made this video. And thank you @Maricris Encarnacion, publisher of Where At Cebu, for pointing me to this video on Facebook.
By Raïssa Robles Yes, Dolphy was my former neighbor when I was a kid growing up on Ubay Street in Quezon City. The entire neighborhood knew that the big house at the street corner was the “Quizon compound” and the father was “the famous comedian Dolphy”. I was very usisera even as a child. Sometimes I would stand across the […]
By Raïssa Robles One of the “things” I love about the Internet is how millions of strangers around the world share their thoughts and ideas for free. And Facebook and Twitter make all that sharing easy – with the speed of thought. Hate can spread so swiftly. But so can love and fun. Like this one below. I first […]