I have my own doll!

Move over Barbie, I have my own doll! To my delightful amazement, Mhon Lumabe, a Filipino working in Brunei created two personalized dolls wearing miniature versions of my gowns by fashion designer Cherry Veric. Posted on his Instagram account @fashiondollbn, Mhon first made a replica of my white gown for […]

Strong and Sexy February

Strong and sexy are keywords that seem targeted to those 30 and below. Thanks to my weekly Bikram Yoga classes at the Ollay Aninion Bikram Manila Studio, and my running stints with our Girls Run For Breakfast group, I am thrilled to sometimes hear those words thrown my way. At […]

Of boxing, golf and raising Hope

Surrounded by predominantly male Aussie boxing fans at ringside, I eagerly cheered for our champ Manny Pacquiao, as the crowd rooted for their neophyte and game fighter, Jeff Horn. It was my first time to watch a boxing match so I was totally thrilled to be right where the action […]

Welcome July with great cheer!

We welcome July with great cheer as we wish winning punches to our modern-day hero, multi-belted Manny Pacquiao as he fights Australian fighter Jeff Horn today. Since the big fight is in Brisbane, Australia, I am sure a lot of our kababayans are flying down under to support Pacman. My […]

Healthy is the new sexy

Healthy is the new sexy. To reach a strong state of wellness is a lifelong challenge but the journey can be attained through fun activities and delicious food, ideally while maintaining the company of wonderful friends. For me, it’s all about proper nutrition, daily exercise and supplementation. To complement my […]

A sky full of stars

Under a sky full of stars, it was a heavenly view to watch and sing and dance at the magically epic Coldplay “A Head Full of Dreams” concert at the Mall of Asia last Tuesday. Performing before a crowd of 35,000 fans who didn’t mind the pricey, standing-room-only concert tickets, […]

The diverse family I am part of

We all belong to different families as we go through life. We start off with the family we are born into, our original family. This grows into various extended families as we marry and then start our own. Other family ties are added with school, then work, play and other […]

Heritage and Vintage

The cool, first few months of the year is polo season. And cool it is indeed to sit on the East Terrace of the Manila Polo Club, experiencing the thundering hooves of the horses and the shouts of the men as they chase a ball around the field. Polo must […]