Came out to my mom…

I just came out to my mom… Whew… It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. I expected any of the following: 1. Being disowned. 2. A massive melodramatic scene straight out of a soap or teleserye where I would be a. shouted at, b. slapped, c. grabbed by the hair and d. […]

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Thursday: Discovering “Martyrs” with two more days to go in London…

6:00 pm – Watching “Valley of Flowers” and “Martyrs” simultaneously. Common denominator: Mylene Jampanoi. ๐Ÿ™‚ Though liked “The Chinese Botanist’s Daughter”, did not really like it enough to keep watching it again, but did like Mylene Jampanoi and Xiao Ran Li. 8:00 pm – “Valley of Flowers” looks like a classic Asian B-movie film,but I […]

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Countdown: 6 Days! OMG!

Sunday. Woke up today to realize I only have 6 days in London. I think I’m going to panic now. Aaaaaiiiiieeeee! Choice quotes I like: “When the wind stops blowing, start rowing.” ” And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to […]

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7 days….!

I have packed everything now save what is on my back. I thus have no bed sheet, no pillows, no blankets, no kitchen utensils, no pots and pans to cook in. I have thus resorted to covering myself with the mattress and sleeping on the carpet to keep myself warm. I have resorted to eating […]

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Retro-recap: Harper’s Island, Episode 12 & 13 (finale) – Abby Mills, I’ve missed you!

Episode 12 Wow. Just wow. Didn’t see the twists in this episode coming. It’s been a few days now since John Wakefield has started wreaking havoc in “Murder Island”. Everyone is either dead or waiting to die. Everyone looks puffy-eyed, tired, grimy, filthy and unwashed. I feel like hosing everyone down with extra-strength soap. John […]

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Wednesdays at Oxfam

Busy reconnecting with people back home so I don’t feel much ofย  an outsider when I get back.ย  Emailed former editor, former boss, friends, family, even acquaintances I met in lesbian and gay conferences ages ago! ๐Ÿ™‚ At the same time, I am getting people’s emails here as well, just so I can easily transition […]

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