9° BURNHAM

One January long ago, my father sent me to Baguio City to keep me off my drunken nights back home. Baguio city is where Ginebra cuatro cantos gin tasted good. The city was Ginebrafied as Russia is vodkafied. And so I made friends with a few good people there and we had more drunken nights. … Continue reading 9° BURNHAM

IRIGA CITY THROUGH THE LENS OF ATENEO STA. INES

Prague slipped through our fingers once upon a time. In 2015, the Digital Photographer of the Philippines held “On Assignment: Prague” a photography-video competition of which at stake is a trip to the Czech Republic. For our entry, Ateneo Sta. Ines and I pooled our street photography collection and adapted them into a 3-minute music … Continue reading IRIGA CITY THROUGH THE LENS OF ATENEO STA. INES

DAYS OF TOGA

IRIGA CITY — The Cereal Killer has just finished elementary school. On Palaspas Day, he walked up the stage, bashful in his shiny toga. I remember the first time he went schooling, everyday was Agony in the Garden. In good time, seasons change. The Holy Week followed and more togas appeared on the street. The … Continue reading DAYS OF TOGA