When the nail sticks out

rants, raves and randomness

Repatriating and Re-adjusting to life in the PI

Note : I repatriated because of my pregnancy and other personal matters. I’ve been living here since July. And yes. I finally have a decent internet!!!! An American dude that … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The third world internet

I’ve been home for two months. Internet service here sucks. There is nothing I can accomplish online unless I try to wake up at 2 am in the morning,and I’m … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beauty Pays. Why Attractive People are more successful by Daniel S. Hamermesh

They say a picture paints a thousand words. Well, how about I give you six pictures?   Why have they become a social media sensation? It’s not because of their … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

When a small town is big

Nope, I haven’t died. Just been away from the grand metropolis. For the last month, I have been living in the small town of Hana on the island of Maui, … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Elections 2016 : 10 Things to remember

True, I deactivated FB (just because). Once in a while, I sneak a peak though and my news feed is a barrage of comments, news, views on the elections. Mudslinging here, … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Risk Intelligence. How to live with uncertainty by Dylan Evans

Let’s face it. There is hardly anything we are sure of. Uncertainties beset us everywhere. When am I going to die? Am I going to lose my job? Is this … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Things I’ve learned in Japan

I’ve lived in Japan for six years. Not full six years mind you – I spent the first two years practically back home (when I fled Tokyo after the earthquake … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Proud of not being proud to be Pinoy

I recently came across a post that asked : Are Germans proud to be German? Here is an interesting reply to that question by a native German : It is … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sex and cheating in Japan and the Philippines

The Philippines is experiencing a population problem. The Philippines has a population growth rate of 2.04%, one of the highest in Asia . Demographics of the Philippines. Wikipedia. < https:// en. … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

The country on rush

There is this drug that I tried once, a long time ago when I was a college student. It came in small dark colored bottles about the same size as … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · 2 Comments