The Perfect Ninang Sa Kasal10:46 PM Saturday April 29, 2017 |

Marose is getting married to her long time boyfriend, Gello, end of September and they want me to be their ninang sa kasal. Ooops. It’s flattering that these two lovebirds think that I am the perfect ninang. I am someone daw that they can come for advice. Oo naman. Magaling akong mag-advise. Hindi ko lang… read more

London Tourists Random Photos09:24 AM Friday April 28, 2017 |

April 16, 2017 It was sunny but still very cold in London and I found it hard to enjoy the outdoors as a tourist. After breakfast, we walked to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and in front of Big Ben. We’ve been here many times before pero syempre everytime you visit, kailangan merong bagong picture. They… read more

Superga Sneakers08:49 AM Friday April 28, 2017 |

We were walking along the side streets of Covent Garden when my daughter went inside the Superga sneakers store. I followed her with the intention to sit and rest. She likes sneakers. Naki usyoso na rin ako. We chanced upon the store’s blond female artist drawing on the sneakers. Sneakers don’t go out of fashion…. read more

Conrad St. James London11:45 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

Celso Montalla et al, Boy Tan and we, are staying at the Conrad Hotel St. James London. Bobby and Madet booked a hotel near Piccadilly Circus, Elmer, Rolly, Roger and children at staying at Hoxton Hotel while Larry and Mariz are in Holiday Inn. Edmund and I had stayed here at the Conrad 3 years… read more

Traveling to London11:14 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

April 15, 2017 Saturday I hit my right knee on the side of the bath tub at the Old Course Hotel. It hurt so bad that I squirmed in pain. We’re all traveling today to London, except for Ariel and his brother Orven who are flying this evening to Manila because Ariel has a taping… read more

Bye St. Andrews10:58 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

The guys enjoyed their week of golf here so much that they’ve already told Edmund next time uli. It was hard to say bye to St. Andrews. Bitin yata. E, Elmer, Boy At the Swilcan Bridge Philippine delegation My daughter was the one who coordinated this golf week. Those who wish to join next year,… read more

A visit to St. James Church10:52 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

April 14, 2017 Good Friday I think this was the very first time that I spent the Holy Week abroad. I also missed my yearly panata to distribute ice cold drinking water, cookies, and white towels to the devotees in our town. I sent 5,000 pesos though for the fresh flowers on the St. John’s… read more

Jannettas Gellateria- most popular ice cream10:42 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

The most popular ice cream in St. Andrews is Jannettas Gellateria. It has become more of a tourist attraction. Even when it’s very cold and drizzling, people still queue up outside. They’ve also expanded in size. The store now occupies the neighboring space for its dine in cafe. Hundreds of customers come everyday not minding… read more

The 18th Fairway09:48 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

April 14, 2017 Walking from the Old Course Hotel to the Old Town, I couldn’t resist slumping on the 18th fairway’s green grass like a little girl. There were golfers still hitting balls so this photo was actually a stolen shot and a mischievous pose, a violation of the old man’s order “get off the… read more

Dinner at Sands Grill06:44 PM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

Edmund and I had dinner here too 3 1/2 years ago. Instead of joining the golf week participants for dinner at Hotel du Vin, Edmund chose to have dinner with us at Sands, on the ground floor of Old Course Hotel. The two of us had dinner here 3 1/2 years ago but he vaguely… read more

The Golf Winner09:50 AM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

Edmund won as the Low Gross champion earning him a claret jug and a plaque at the culmination of the Golf Week Tournament in St. Andrews on April 14, 2017. He received his award at the gala night, which was attended by all the golf week participants and their registered non-golfer companions. His win was… read more

Golf Gala Night09:38 AM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

The Golf Week ended with a gala night held at the club house of the Old Course Links. The organizers of the event, Golf Links, gave away lots of souvenir items as token of awards for the Golf Week minor winners. This simple gestures made the golfers happy and even those that have high handicaps… read more

Breakfast at Old Course Hotel09:33 AM Thursday April 27, 2017 |

April 14, 2017 Our room included buffet breakfast for two people. Old Course Hotel’s breakfast is not set up with a very long table and counters just like in other 5 star hotels but the choices are enough for my senses. Aside from the standard food on the buffet, there are main courses like egg… read more

Afternoon Tea in Scotland11:48 PM Wednesday April 26, 2017 |

April 13, 2017 Instead of having lunch, we had a traditional afternoon tea in Scotland at the Old Course hotel’s atrium on the ground floor. Kunwari parang royal blood. I so like the paintings at this hotel. They’re all nice. They were still preparing the table so we waited for about 15 more minutes at… read more

Old Course Hotel Room 21611:25 PM Wednesday April 26, 2017 |

Finally, our room at the Old Course Hotel was ready by 3 pm. We were given room 216 on the second floor but actually that’s the 3rd floor if I were to count the floor levels. After entering our room, in just a few minutes, Edmund arrived. He was done golfing for the day and… read more

We moved to the Old Course Hotel11:12 PM Wednesday April 26, 2017 |

April 13, 2017 After a good three nights stay at Hotel du Vin, my daughter and I moved to the Old Course Hotel on the other side of the golf links. This was where we originally wanted to stay but the hotel was closed for renovation and only opened today. We were already very much… read more

Lunch again at Forgan’s10:56 PM Wednesday April 26, 2017 |

I went back to Forgan’s restaurant again for lunch but this time with the father and the daughter. They were also impressed with the elegant barn-like setting of Forgan’s. Washrooms are on the second floor Edmund skipped the 3rd day of competition to play at the Old Course Links. He had an unfinished business with… read more