Les Miserables – Fight, Dream, Hope, Love

When I first fell in love with Phantom of the Opera, I watched it like 30 times, bought the original copy, Joy had it downloaded on her iPod, and I even read the original book to which Andrew Lloyd Webber based the musical on. Last night when we watched the 2012 film adaptation of Victor Hugo‘s 1862…

Christian Grey and the 50 Shades Trilogy

The first time I heard about the 50 Shades of Grey book was around July 2012. I am a big fan of RX93.1 Monster Radio and of the Kikay Barkada, especially Delamar. She’s always mentioned on air that she was reading this book. Everyday I would listen and I would hear the book mentioned. It is said to be…

Back to the Drawing Board

I have always said that when one lives within his comfort zone, he either dooms himself to failure, or he becomes stagnant by not growing any wiser. I feel that as a trainer, I have not achieved much. Yes, I know that I am loved by the trainees whom I passed; remembered by those whom…

The Perks of Being A “Forced Wallflower”

I have always loved the limelight but I always say that I want to stand in the sidelines. In the same breath I have always felt underestimated.. and when bright hope smiles at me? I get all psyched and end up with mediocrity. Ultimately living up to their expectations. I’ve wanted my turn so bad…

The Black Hole

I turned into a black hole. Horrible. All-consuming. Dark. I watched my words. But not my actions. I murdered my chance at happiness. Smashed it with insecurity. Buried it with pride. I will hate myself forever.