CATEGORY: ‘Rant & Rave’

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.

Want to Graduate? Bring Your Own Chair…

25 Mar, 2015

I have heard some ridiculous things, and I am well aware of the sorry state of our public education system, despite real attempts to improve it in recent years.

Seriously, how low can we go???

15 Jan, 2015

At dinner a few days ago, a foreign friend whose family has had ties to our country for over 200 years, and who has reason to be in Binondo and downtown Manila fairly often, mentioned something that really made Mrs. MM and I cringe… In effect, he said “I have never seen downtown Manila…

 

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