Gising, Nay.

I’m grateful I got home safely. Salat man sa pasalubong na karaniwang inaasahan sa nagbabalik-bayan, nakakatuwang masaya naman ang pamilya ko sa pagsundo sa akin mula sa paradahan ng jeep. Nagkwentuhan. Naglitratuhan. Nagtawanan. Nagkainan. Nabanggit din lang ang kainan, daig ko pa ang nagdadalantaong naglilihi kung makahirit: “Nay, Mais.. mani.. mangga..” ang ilan sa aking […]

Bon Appetit @ Vivaldi

“What did I miss while I was away?” “Yasser was talking about his cats.” “Really? He has cats?” “Yeah, I have six,” a deep yet cheery voice interrupted our chat. “Oh..that’s a lot.” “What breed are they?” another voice asked. The ‘cat talk’ deepened but my eyes had started straying around the hotel’s interior, from […]