Why I write

Why I write is one of the questions I often ask myself. I could be an accountant like my parents or a nurse like my relatives and friends so I can easily migrate to Australia or Europe, but here I am, a struggling writer without even a writing career to make me proud of. WhenContinue reading “Why I write”

Virginia Close: The passionate novelist

It’s never too late to follow your dreams even when you’re 50 years old. Take it from Virginia Close, a writer and poet of Filipino descent living in Cairns, Australia who published her very first book at the age of 53. She was living comfortably and happily in Cairns, Australia with her Australian partner. SheContinue reading “Virginia Close: The passionate novelist”

Serenade Hall: Refining Filipino classic

Filipino dishes have never tasted this good! Chef Fernan Punzalan of Serenade Hall tells his journey towards refining Filipino cuisine, putting in a new dimension and twist One wouldn’t believe there was such a place like this within the Makati Central Business District area. “Home away from home” is how Chef Fernan Punzalan, executive chefContinue reading “Serenade Hall: Refining Filipino classic”