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Elegy for Ana Alejandrino

ANABEL Alejandrino

I knew Ana Alejandrino only from a distance. So why has her passing bereaved me so? Because I’ve lost my chance to discover her radiant spirit as only an intimate can.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

For our moms–only admiration, forgiveness and gratitude


WE WERE seven senior women who declared “Time out!” from domestic duties and social commitments to ponder our journey, to remember the past, and feel more keenly alive in the present.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Burgis’ turns 25


In the time of People Power, on Dec. 5, 1987, a lively gathering was going on at the “in” place at that time, Limelight at the Remedios Circle. Political activists, socialites, artists, bohemians and academicians of all stripes had trooped to the fun district of Malate to toast and roast themselves in the launching of the book, “History of the Burgis.”

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

A book against forgetting


As we mark the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial law, it seems we have put that ignominious era behind us. And why not? We yearn to return to normalcy: rebels must simmer down and make a living, children must be allowed to enjoy the benefits of a global economy, and grandchildren must be brought into the world to give us a chance at joy.

Posted: September 23rd, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »