Category Archives: Personal opinion

Don’t borrow money. Just cut back.

For many Filipinos, it is easier to borrow money when times get tough. And to return the money when we already have money.  The problem is, it’s not easy to borrow money. If you have a habit of borrowing money, … Continue reading

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What are the steps for a successful startup?

It’s all about execution. No matter how great your ideas are, if you do not execute your idea, you won’t become successful. Case in point, we have a small accessory retail business. Currently we have 20 stores in major malls … Continue reading

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A Sister’s Advice to a Brother on his Wedding Day

Dear Brother, Welcome to the married club! Finally, you’ve decided to get married! And if you wonder why I’ve been less opinionated as of late, know I do so because I wanted you to make the most important decision in … Continue reading

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The Alleged Evils of Peppa Pig and the Importance of Censoring your Children’s Shows

Peppa Pig burst into existence last May 2004. Peppa spoke in a British English accent and the show revolves around her adventures with her family and friends. But a lot of psychologists warn of the dangers of watching Peppa Pig without … Continue reading

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The Price of Negligence

I have a 30+-year old assistant who has been with me for two Christmases. She is a single mother to a young boy, and was left by her boyfriend of 7-years who impregnated and soon married their ugly yet flirty neighbor. When … Continue reading

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All Failed Relationships Lead You to the Right One

The first guy I dated worked as a waiter, became a restaurant cook and ended up to be a holistic masseuse in Japan. He was a high school graduate who felt he was inferior against college graduates because they have a degree and … Continue reading

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How do you know you’ve found the Right One?

Answer: “You just know.” And before you strangle me for giving you a typical B.S. answer, let me implore you to think more about how deep that answer is. First, majority of people who’ve found The One say it, and say it … Continue reading

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Does God answer prayer?

My husband and I are born-again Christians. In the evening, we try our best to have quiet time together, reading a few chapters in the Bible and reflecting on what they mean. Afterwards, we say a little prayer thanking the Lord … Continue reading

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Disappointed with the Philippine Workforce

While I am lucky to have a few good men, I couldn’t help but observe how disappointing the Philippine workforce can be. There are just a lot of headaches that occur here that would probably not happen in Hong Kong and Taiwan. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being a Girl

My mother tells me the story of her friend, who was so proud of her daughter. “Tess was so proud that her daughter graduated magna cum laude in a prestigious school in the Philippines,” she said. “She never had a problem … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Women Are Still Single

I have a lot of single girl friends. And they’re worried. They’re worried that they don’t have anyone special in their lives. They’re worried that they won’t find The One. They’re worried that they’ll be single forever. I have a lot of girl … Continue reading

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Is Entrepreneurship FOR YOU?

It requires at least a 20,000 circulation for Summit Media to continue publishing a magazine. One of their magazine, “Entrepreneur,” boasts of a 30,000 circulation, a 4x pass-on readership, and a total monthly readership of 150,000. While this may not be impressive to some, … Continue reading

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Juan Tamad

I am browsing through Jobstreet.com, the Philippines most popular online job hunting site. For the position of sales associate, I have already received 100 resumes and counting. Not bad for a job posting that only cost me USD 100. Here’s … Continue reading

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My Personal Experience with Nu Skin – The Company with an Ulterior Motive

My phone rang. It was an unknown number.  “Bonita here,” I greeted as I picked up the phone. “Hi Bonita, this is Patricia!”  Patricia had been my college classmate back at college. We worked on our senior year project together, doing … Continue reading

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Enjoying Corporate Overseas OR Come Back and Build Your Own Business in Manila (Extra: The Hard and Joys of Coming Back Home)

So many of you have wondered whether you should give up your nice cushy job abroad and come back to the Philippines to start your own business. Having done both — going corporate and being self-employed — I feel I’m in the … Continue reading

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Buy One, Take One

My mom today SMS’d me to ask if I would be available to attend with her my uncle’s 94th birthday. If I was, she can pick me up at 6pm. I asked if my husband is included. She said, given … Continue reading

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Why Can’t You Have It All?

Marriage is tough. The first week of my marriage, I felt stuck. “This is for the rest of my life!!!” my mind screamed. As a Christian and married to a twice married man, I knew that divorce for us was … Continue reading

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I’m Not Perfect — Are You?

When I was in Hong Kong, most guys never really bent on bended knee to ask a girl to marry him. It happened, sure, but not like here in the Philippines where a guy dates a girl a few months … Continue reading

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“Whoops, I’m Accidentally Pregnant”

A friend of mine got his girlfriend pregnant. According to her, it was a “Whoops!” moment. “Yes, need to save up because the baby’s on the way,” he sheepishly said. They have already been dating for 7 years. The last time … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to ME!

It’s that time of the year again where I celebrate yet another birthday. Honestly, I feel I’m growing old way too fast and find myself trying to hold on desperately to my youth. I mean, where the heck did my … Continue reading

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When Parental Guidance Become Toxic

When two people get together, they create themselves a bubble. They come up with their own cheesy languages and nicknames. They tell themselves inside jokes only they can understand. And they interact as if there’s nobody else in the room. They … Continue reading

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Neither Here Nor There – What Happens in a Relationship Limbo?

It’s amazing just how much women settle in order to find and keep love. Last night, I met a 28-year old woman who works in real estate. She was complaining about her dire love life. “I like this guy, but … Continue reading

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Lies that Keep you Single

A friend of mine shared the following article: “3 Lies That You Tell Yourself to Keep Yourself Single.” These are the following: I will never find a man who’ll love me. I’m not worthy of a great love. I will die … Continue reading

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Don’t Look for Love. Look for the Right Person to Fall in Love With.

The average age for a Filipino to get married is 22.6 years old. For men, it’s at a higher 25.8 years. For people in richer, urban areas, expect this number to be higher, say 26 to 28 years old for … Continue reading

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Too Fast, Too Soon?

A friend of mine shared that her and her boyfriend broke up a few weeks ago. They’ve been dating for more than half a year. Understandably, she was devastated. I think hers is a case of giving up too much, … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg

Many things in this world argue whether the chicken or the egg came first. I personally find it to be one of the useless arguments there is, but hey, some one has to give in first. And usually the argument … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Get Involved

When I get involved, I give my 1500%. I pour my heart and soul into my every project, and wish its every success. And make it a point the project reaches its destination. When I am involved, I am unafraid … Continue reading

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Taxi Theory in the Philippines

Everyone who’s a fan of Sex and the City knows about the encompassing Taxi Theory. As stated by the great romantic cynic, Miranda Hobbes, “Men are like cabs. When they’re ready to get married, they turn their light on. The next woman they pick … Continue reading

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The Philippine Hypocrisy — Or is it just the Philippines?

One of last week’s bigger news is a popular comic strip artist resigning from his daily after a successful 25-year run at the Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI), one of the widest read dailies in the Philippines. Since 1988, “Pugad Baboy” … Continue reading

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I am glad I didn’t marry earlier

This wonderful article, Do Not Marry Before Age 30, pretty much sums up how I feel about marriage. Sure, you might blame me for copping out, telling me that I could only feel this way because I wasn’t lucky enough to … Continue reading

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How Voting Happens in the Philippines

Today is the day Filipinos exercise their civic duty and vote. If you are aged 18 and above, you are allowed to vote for half of the senate seat (12 out of 24), and part of your local government (e.g., … Continue reading

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To Conclude the Trader Story…

At the risk of sounding defensive, I feel that I have to clear a few things up with you guys regarding my last relationship. While trying to remain the better person and keeping my mouth shut and my fingers at … Continue reading

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What type of marriage would you want?

My family is still at the camp that as marriage is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, they’d rather that we be single than marry the wrong person, grandkids or not. I’ve actually seen how marriage can … Continue reading

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I Like the Fact…

I like the fact that he celebrates a balanced woman. The fact that he wants a woman to be intelligent and capable, and to help out with the family business whenever necessary. And not just to be a simple “housewife” … Continue reading

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Have you ever been in a ‘useless’ relationship?

Have you ever been in a useless relationship? You know, the type of relationship where you know there’s a definite expiry date and an ending? The one where you got in just for the hell of it fully knowing that … Continue reading

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You think you’re so smart because you have an MBA?

Think again. We’re not. In fact, we’re pretty ordinary people. Like everyone else, we eat, sleep, go to the bathroom. We do everything that everyone does. In fact, if you ask us to stand in a line, it would be … Continue reading

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ONE rule to remember when choosing a parther: Pick someone who treats you right

A friend of mine messaged me for a talk. For some reason, friends would call me for no-bullshit advice on love and relationships. As it turns out, my friend who is a he, was in serious like over a great-looking … Continue reading

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Why women get into catfights?

I’m watching this video on how real reality TV catfights can be? Reflecting on my limited experience, I’ve realized that there are many ways that what was said in the video is true. Whereas men would just roll up their … Continue reading

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Loving Rachel Zoe!

“To be honest, there are a million people out there waiting to see me fail. It makes for a better story. It’s what people want to see. They don’t like success stories. So I have to work much harder to … Continue reading

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Would you break up with your partner because he is cheap?

My friend wants to breakup with her high-profile boyfriend because surprisingly, he is not a generous person. Okay, so that’s me becoming more diplomatic and politically correct. In Bonita’s wording, he is cheap. Yes, cheap. “My friend’s sex buddy treats … Continue reading

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So, why NOT HKUST?

I have earlier talked about the benefits of taking a full-time MBA at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) here. Though many of the points are still valid seven months into the program, there are also harsh … Continue reading

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Artjamming and dire results

Maybe it’s because of the 8.8 earthquake and x-sky high tsunami that hit Japan last Friday… Or the fact that Spain’s grading was downgraded… Or the fact that Ireland’s request of having their cost of borrowing reduced denied… Or the … Continue reading

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There is a big difference between the part-time and full-time MBAs

And don’t ever let anyone tell you differently. The part-time program in HKUST is 24 months versus the full-time’s 16 months, and yet the difference couldn’t be any more starker. The difference lies not in the quality of education as … Continue reading

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A lot of people want to get married – but fail to ask the right questions…

It’s been said that we ask more questions when we’re purchasing a big ticket item like a car or a house, than about the guy we want to get married to. Take my older sister for example, she was old … Continue reading

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Slackers in the midst – go away!

A lot of my you who read my blog loyally may have a lot of opinions about me. But let me share with you what others think of me. And all I can say is that I’m not really sure … Continue reading

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How my LDR works

When people hear that I’m in a long distance relationship, their mouths go agape and immediately forecast impending doom. “Oooh, long distance relationships does NOT work. How can you be far apart from each other THAT long?” I sincerely don’t … Continue reading

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It’s all downhill for Singapore?

I’ve noticed that there are far more non-Singaporeans in Singapore nowadays. These are the men who man the Kilkenny Coffeeshops or sell cosmetics at Isetan.   “The problem is that the Singaporean youth is far too sheltered,” one insider had commented. … Continue reading

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Money, money, money…

Phew, we just finished our first exams and my hands are aching. That’s around 3 hour’s worth of writing, yo! 🙂 Anyway, the topic for today is all about money. Trader and I got into an intense argument yesterday because … Continue reading

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The MBA Group Honor Code

In an MBA program, we have tons of opportunities to work in a group. Preasently, in the five classes we’re having in this 1.5-month half semester, we have groupworks done for three of them. A group is both an opportunity … Continue reading

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Are you an Auntie?

I do not want to be an auntie. One of my biggest fears of being a mother is to look like an auntie, talk like an auntie and act like an auntie. Whereas a part of me look in envy … Continue reading

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Why HKUST?

This may come as a complete surprise to you, but HKUST’s MBA program is the only one I’ve applied for. Why HKUST, you ask? Actually, quite a few of my colleagues raise their eyebrows when I tell them that yes, I’ve … Continue reading

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Counter-dependent?

I think I may be counter-dependent according to this article. We quote: The Weinholds lay out some distinctive counter-dependent traits in their book, such as having trouble getting close to people and difficulty sustaining intimacy in romantic relationships. Other characteristics … Continue reading

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Debating Part-Time vs. Full-Time MBA

I’m wavering between taking a full-time MBA course and taking a part-time one. Most of my Asian friends and family have strong opinions about the subject. They lovingly suggest that I take the part time course given that I enjoy … Continue reading

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Martyrdom

My mom gave my dad everything. She gave him the drumstick, the best part of a chicken. She manages his financea. She peeled his crabs and made these irritating things ready to eat. My dad never kept a phone book … Continue reading

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Fights: Good or Bad?

DragonStalker rightfully asked whether it’s good that Trader and I had been fighting all the time. Actually, I wouldn’t call these as fights but rather as arguments which I blow out in proportion when reporting them on my blog. 🙂 … Continue reading

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“I dreamed a dream…”

As many of you know, I’ve always wanted an MBA. Ever since. It’s been my dream ever since I was in college, but I figured that I had to work 2 years or so to be eligible for the program. … Continue reading

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What to do when your friend is caught in a toxic relationship?

Someone left a comment asking me what to do when a friend is caught in a toxic relationship (e.g., f*ck buddies when feelings are involved, dating a married man, etc.). One of my posts caught interest especially since I was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a 29 year-old me!

Last year, my parents told me that I can now officially date. Now turning 29, I’m dating this really nice guy, relocated to a new country and are celebrating by parent-sitting this week. My dad is constantly in my back … Continue reading

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FUBU or MOBU?

“How does one get a FUBU?” my innocent boyfriend inquired yesterday as we were cyberdating via Skype, our regular nocturnal activity nowadays given that we’re in a long-distance relationship. He didn’t really want to hear my answer after I’ve told … Continue reading

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Disturbed by the Noise

Before you read this post, I’ll leave you this link. If ever I forget to add this link by the end of the post, you may go back up again and click on it. That’s how I feel about Trader … Continue reading

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Why my boyfriend freaks guys out

My guy friends cannot believe what Trader does for me. They think it’s an abonination the lengths that Trader does to show how much he loves me, and how important I am to him. “I don’t prescribe to long-distance relationships,” … Continue reading

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Oh Your Cheating Heart

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been caught multiple times with his pants down cheating on his wife. Actually, his vagrant exploits is published all around the Internet. You just cannot help but feel a tad sorry for his soon-to-be-divorced … Continue reading

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Our first lil’ tiff

“Why do I have a feeling that I’m in big trouble…?” Trader emailed me this morning. “Hmmm… because for a guy, you’re quite perceptive and observant?” I answered back. “I wouldn’t really say you’re in BIG trouble, but I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Nice Guy

I feel terribly sorry for The Nice Guy. Really I do. There they are, pining for their women of their dreams as the latter get swept away by wild bad boys who will inevitably break their hearts into teeny-tiny pieces. The … Continue reading

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Who asks who out?

A friend of mine asked me why women are afraid to ask men out. “If you’re interested, why not do it?” After the hustle and bustle of overtime work, I managed to think further to his question. The truth is, … Continue reading

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Challenge = good? Nice = bad?

There are three most common industies people in Hong Kong work in: 1) Banking and finance 2) Consultancy, and 3) Law Yesterday, I had this fortunate opportunity to talk to a banker. “I love Taipei. Women in Hong Kong are … Continue reading

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Hot and Bothered

Let me be honest here, the scenario here stinks. People on the street are blaming those in Wallstreet for their problems. They think we must have sprouted horns or something. “It’s not our fault that the economy is sinking! It’s those … Continue reading

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Managing the Downturn

Everyone is afraid of the next redundancy exercise that’s coming in January. Imagine that, you’re tanned and toned from your Christmas vacation, only to find yourself axed with a small package to support you in the long job-searching months ahead … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blehs of Fashion 2008

Personally think that I’m not your typical fashionable chick, but there are some trends that I just can’t help but cringe. Blame it on Lindsay Lohan, the Ashley twins, the grungy Mischa Barton and even Lauren Conrad. One look and … Continue reading

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Dear Hon (Part II),

I love you. I do. My love is the type most people dream about. It’s a love that gives me courage to persist even when situations are bleak, when times are tough and when things are uncertain. Mine is the love that lasts for a lifetime. There are days when I’m in love with you but loving you is a constant. It’s always there. Don’t ask me when I started loving you. I do now and choose you to be its receipient. Continue reading

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Can-Do / Can’t-Do Attitude

One of the things that makes makes a person different are whiffs of their can-do/can’t do attitude. People call it having a optimistic or pessimistic personality, but I think these definitions are quite limiting so am going to stick to … Continue reading

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Stop Complaining!

People usually complain because they’re dissatisfied with something. We’ve all been a victim of this — we complain about our mates, our work, our salaries, our bosses, our family… the list just goes on and on. This morning, I overheard … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

I’ve noticed that my blog delves in the topics of men, friendships, relationships, work and other stuff that pop into mind now and then. However, I’ve never really talked about the taboo topic of sex. *feels some readers cringing* Yes, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Brunch Places in Taipei

As spending a leisurely weekend morning with a friend or two is one of my most favorite pasttimes, I’ve been quite fortunate to sample some of Taipei’s best venues for having brunch. I’ve been wanting to come up with the … Continue reading

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How am I special?

Feeling a bit blue, I need to pop myself happy a bit. And what better to do than to make a slightly more narcissistic post than before? 🙂 As I was riding the MRT home, I asked myself, what made … Continue reading

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Raven’s Predictions

All of my friends will be voting for a new Taiwan president tomorrow. For fun, let’s make a few predictions. If Raven’s correct, Ma will win. Doesn’t matter if it’s a big or small margin, this shuai ke will finally … Continue reading

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Raven’s Dating Tips

Dear Successful Date, Congrats on passing the first rigorous days/weeks/months! Reaching this point is truly an achievement and if you think dating is tough, you’re not the only one. Trust me, there are so many guys who manage to screw … Continue reading

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16 Things About Taiwan That Drive Me Crazy

Sometimes, Taiwan just drives me nuts. Despite being here for over 4 years to date, there are still things that I can’t understand about this country. Therefore, ignoring the risk that you’ll be pummeling me with rotten eggs and tomatoes … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

It embarrasses me sometimes to be a woman. “This may be my first and last year in Taiwan,” my new guy friend FrenchNewbie shared with me while we were taking a scooter ride home last night. “I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Grace

Have read about a Miss-America scandal happening on the United States lately, and can’t help but comment because it’s really turning into a circus. It’s turning into a heated issue. Simply said, Miss USA Tara Conner, was caught drinking while … Continue reading

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