Nocturnal people like Archon have lived 80% of their lives in the secluded confines of the cold night where their minds are more active, creative and responsive. Every single artwork, process, device and innovation were somehow all forged during these dark wee hours of the night up to early morning.
Friday here is like Sunday to the rest of the world and I was walking home after going to the grocery and sending some money home over through Western Union at the mall’s Al Ansari exchange. Walking at night in Sharjah is generally peaceful as it is not like back home when you just knew you had to take extra precaution for anything that might come up. Read More »
After the webcam session with the people at home in my folks place, where I got to have some time to see the kids and check how everything is going, I took a cab to Corniche St. and went to Hardee’s and grabbed myself a decent sandwich. It was my only really decent meal of the day and I figured spending Christmas alone wouldn’t be so sad if I didn’t actually think about it too much. Eating can be as disastrous and tragic as contemplating on suicide by cops. Read More »
Now I haven’t really gone around much since arriving here in U.A.E. but was able to see a few sights in Dubai over the weekend. A friend took me to see the Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai which is 25 minutes away from my place without traffic.
Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai is one outstanding landmark. A luxury hotel on the edge of one of Dubai’s most famous mega project, The Palm.
I haven’t gotten all my pictures uploaded but this one I took off the internet pretty much describes the place from outside. Read More »
After almost five years of working for a luxury hotel doing a mix of graphic design, interactive media, web development and e-mail marketing, I am finally moving on to a new job. December 2, 2008 was my last official work day with Makati Shangri-La and I will be flying to Dubai on December 8 for my next work assignment. Read More »
Yep, that’s for real, I am the nephew of a very lovely person named Malu Fernandez. My aunt’s reputation though, is nowhere near the vilified persona much less the body mass (BMI) of the much hated, ex-People Asia writer. My aunt instead is an angel busy with making the world a much better place.
My aunt… an angel busy with making the world a much better place.
I just read an article on joanjoyce‘s blog and wanting to make a comment, I immediately jumped right in. But when I noticed that I was already typing away nearly three paragraphs worth of comments, I instead decided to make this into a full-pledged post.
Malu Fernandez (the writer, not my aunt) has come up with yet another article which we think would cause another stir within the Pinoy blogosphere. Read More »