Showing posts from March, 2013

Den Haag Half Marathon

Who would have thought that a sickly child would one day go an extra mile and run a half marathon in Europe?  I remember in grade school, I was not allowed to even play table tennis because I apparently had a heart murmur and I was asthmatic. So strenuous activities were not advised. That though, didn't stop me from playing "piko", "patentero" and "tombang preso" . I was also lazy as a child. I hated walking in the streets. Maybe I wasn't really lazy, but I was shy. I didn't want people staring at me in the streets. Not that they did because I know I didn't have the "charm", but just the thought you know. I had the most ridiculous excuses just so I won't walk to school, to the market or even to my friend's house in the next street. I always had to ride a tricycle. But after two or more decades, things have changed. The sickly child is now a sporty lady.  I wasn't really planning to do any marathons or anyt

ARANAZ at the International Fashion Showcase

A very late post indeed. There are only a few personalities from the Philippines that I would really like to meet one day-Lea Salonga, Sarah Geronimo, Martin Nievera, Jeni Epperson and Rosanna and Amina Aranaz. Out of the 6, I have only met one of them so far and that is Miss Amina Aranaz. I know I sound like a stalker, but since I heard about their bags, I have always wanted to meet her. Same thing with Rosanna because I used to follow her blog, Little Miss Dress Up and now, Oh lala Rosanna!  So few weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to meet Miss Amina at the Philippine Embassy in London for the International Fashion Showcase. Not only that, I was also able to see the ARANAZ collection with my very own eyes. Unfortunately, they were not selling any of the clutches, otherwise I would have bought two of them. I can't wait until I can go back to Manila and buy those babies. For now, I will hold the photographs close to my heart. Also a part of the showcase is Rags to