Hello 2021! I’m Writing Again

I used to write a lot back when I was still in high school. It lasted until the end of my first few years in college. And then I became more sporadic when it comes to writing. This year, I want to get back to my youthful days – those days when I wrote somethingContinue reading “Hello 2021! I’m Writing Again”

6 Things I Learned from 6 Months of Podcasting

Yep! I have been podcasting for six months now. This is thanks to my current work-from-home arrangement that freed me from four hours of daily commute. While I miss being in a crowd of people from time to time, staying at home 24/7 has allowed me to explore the internet and the world of podcasting.Continue reading “6 Things I Learned from 6 Months of Podcasting”

Discussing Improv Principles on a Podcast Episode with J Villanueva

I was first introduced to the idea of improv or improvised theater in 2016 when I joined a theater festival called Short and Sweet. It was a competition of ten-minute plays that showcases different genres of productions and allowing both professional and amateur artists (actor, director, choreographers, and the likes) to produce a piece forContinue reading “Discussing Improv Principles on a Podcast Episode with J Villanueva”

Evolving with My Podcast

I started podcasting in March because of having extra time on my hands all of a sudden. The pandemic surely hit us hard, me included. And that’s just really something we can grieve for and be sad about right now. But I also have to acknowledge that the extra time I suddenly had because IContinue reading “Evolving with My Podcast”

Podcasting About Language-Learning

It’s already the third month that I am working from home and with this I have been very productive creatively with my podcast. I devoted the month of May to share my experiences and thoughts on language-learning. I started by convincing my friends and the Filipino youth that it’s high time for everyone to learnContinue reading “Podcasting About Language-Learning”

Why the Filipino Youth Should Start Learning Foreign Languages Now

When the Philippine education system updated the 10-year primary and high school curriculum into what is called K-12, the Department of Education decided to strategically add foreign language subjects to the curriculum and also implement foreign language programs. I haven’t seen any further data available online regarding this matter aside from the articles that wereContinue reading “Why the Filipino Youth Should Start Learning Foreign Languages Now”

Quatro: How I Came to Learn Four Languages from Age Six Until Now

It’s common for Filipinos to know at least three languages especially when one isn’t born and raised in Metro Manila. I was lucky to have been raised in the country side. At age six, I was already using three languages – Pangasinan, Filipino, and English. I have considered these three languages as my primary mediumContinue reading “Quatro: How I Came to Learn Four Languages from Age Six Until Now”

When All of This is Over

We will probably return back to our old lives. And though we are certain that everything will not be the same again, we will try to act as if they were. For me, that means commuting from home to work via public transportation every single day excluding a day or two a week when IContinue reading “When All of This is Over”

I Decided to Create My Own Podcast in the Midst of Covid-19

The first case of Covid-19 in the Philippines was announced during the first week of March and it has been increasing slowly. Along with this increase, people started working inside their own homes and also started discovering different hobbies and passions they couldn’t do before. For me, it’s podcasting. It has already been about threeContinue reading “I Decided to Create My Own Podcast in the Midst of Covid-19”