Tick Tick Boom – for the 30-Something Audience

I consider myself a child of the theater. Theater has brought me to tears, especially the musicals. Most people consider plays or musicals as mere artsy entertainment, but in reality, it’s a source of inspiration apart from the authenticity it bears brought about by, actual, real, and no-movie-cut scenes. Theater is essentially organic and more…

Keep it N.Y. Style at Chelsea Grand Café

I have always fancied the New York kind of restaurant, the one that we normally see in movies. The pleasure of taking every bite of the waffle or sandwich and staring at the busy metropolis, with the sound of honking, people passing by and chattering, and just that cozy feeling while living in the city…

As I bid adieu to my 20s

It’s 11:21PM, September 9th, 2016, and I am about to turn 30. Days, weeks, and a few months back, I have been thinking about this moment. I am very ceremonial when new things come, when new beginnings are at bay. I just want to make it special much like staring at sunsets, taking pictures of…

Learner Types in a Training Setting

Corporate training may seem luxurious as a profession. Dressing up well and talking nice seem to work, and this creates an interesting picture. But in reality training isn’t what it seems to be. It requires energy to facilitate, an active mind to cope with the circumstances, flexibility with the changes, will to endure the outcomes,…

The Dressmaker in Perspectives

The thought of going back to one’s hometown after a not-so nice past can be daunting. The courage of going back is noble given that circumstances are unpredictable, uncertain. But there must be this driving force to go back, the strongest reason to relive a moment. The Dressmaker shows so much about reviving, reconciling, and…

Tickles and the ‘Kilig’ Factor

People are always going to go shopping. A lot of our effort is just: ‘How do we make the retail experience a great one?’ ~ Philip Green The shop philosophy What make me giddy about surprises are not the big gifts that overwhelm me, but the little yet sincere and heartfelt ones. This may come…

Calming Kuala Lumpur: A Breath of Fresh Air

As I continue with my sojourn to different places more as a cultural experience, I have yet another place to share and to tick-off my list – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Until now, I am still apprehensive about traveling because it doesn’t only involve the desire but the budget as well. I am lucky enough to…