CATEGORY: ‘Rant & Rave’

Entitled, Inconsiderate, Illogical, Name-Dropping Trespassers…

12 May, 2017

Entitled : “believing oneself to be inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment”
Inconsiderate : “thoughtlessly causing inconvenience to others”
Illogical : “lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning”
Name-Dropping : “the practice of casually mentioning the names of famous people one knows or claims to know in order to impress others”
Trespasser : “a person entering someone’s land…

Why Doesn’t Everyone Just Strive to be Better, not BITTER?

03 Feb, 2017

There is so much vitriol and hatred on social media these days. I’m not sure why, but it’s a relatively recent phenomenon that’s perhaps fed by a lack of appreciation for facts, a lack of critical analysis, a lack of accountability and the bravado that comes with a veil of anonymity. I…

The Picasso Museum, Paris

26 Jul, 2015

The Picasso Museum in Paris was closed for several years for a proper refurbishing.

A Dirty Little Airline Ticketing Secret…

24 Apr, 2015

I was booking a regional Asian ticket on-line on PAL and checking prices over the past three weeks. They definitely fluctuate as the plane starts to fill up, but they don’t head in one direction, meaning they don’t just increase as the time progresses. It’s true they are priciest nearest the flight…

You Gotta Love It…

12 Apr, 2015

You gotta love Filipino ingenuity…

Believe in Horoscopes?

11 Apr, 2015

This is my horoscope in today’s papers (Philippine Daily Inquirer):

“LEO – Your work routine will be interrupted today, perhaps because of computer crashes, canceled meetings or staff shortages. Allow extra time so that you can cope with the unexpected.”

Marketmanila’s 4,000th Post…

06 Apr, 2015

Last November I did a post for the approximate 10th anniversary of the blog, here. But perhaps a bigger milestone, at least for me, was crossing the 4,000th post, which I missed literally a couple of weeks ago.

Have a Good Easter Holiday Break…

03 Apr, 2015

Not quite a shroud.


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