After a very exhausting preliminary examinations week, I decided to treat myself to a snack that I’ve wanting to try for the longest time. I visited the Churreria La Lola branch in Eastwood Mall for my first cone of their famous churros. (more…)
We have several relatives abroad whom we regularly communicate with and by that I mean almost everyday. Growing up, I became familiar with the English language partly because I would overhear snippets of my family’s conversations with our relatives over the phone. Filipino is our primary language at home so we would sometimes joke about how speaking in straight English feels awkward and gives us a “nose bleed”. Eventually, we developed our own words and expressions that became part of our daily banter at home.
In a video posted last week by television network TV5 on their election site, Manny Pacquiao, a Christian and a senatorial hopeful was seen stating that people in same-sex marriages “are worse than animals.” His statement sparked an outrage among thousands of netizens around the world, most especially from the LGBT community.