Freeway x Juan Luna Collection Launch: Rediscovering Philippine Heritage through Fashion and Art

Yesterday, October 10, I was very privileged to receive a VIP pass for this year’s Freeway National Masters Collection Series launch. Held at the Lopez Memorial Museum in Pasig City, the event was teeming with activities in spite of the rain and heavy traffic. Along with fellow fashion bloggers, art enthusiasts, critics, and media, I was awed at how grandiose the celebration of history, art, and fashion was exhibited by a single affair. Freeway, a Philippine fashion trendsetter, has been showcasing the lives of prominent Filipino national artists for years now. This year, Freeway raised the bar in choosing to Read More …

67th year of Nagasaki Atomic Bombing

I realize the tragic significance of the atomic bomb… It is an awful responsibility which has come to us… We thank God that it has come to us, instead of to our enemies; and we pray that He may guide us to use it in His ways and for His purposes. —President Harry S Truman, August 9, 1945 On August 9, 1945 at 11:02 AM, American B-29 Superfortress Bockscar dropped Fat Man, an atomic bomb containing a core of 6.4 kilograms of plutonium, in an industrial valley in Nagasaki, Japan. This was in relation to United States Potsdam Declaration – threatening Japan Read More …