Christmas in the Philippines is often celebrated at the start of the “ber” months. And since it’s already November, we’re barely just over a month away from the most wonderful time of year. This is the time when we write down the names of our loved ones and plan what presents we should buy for them.
We not only need to prepare our wallets for the biggest spending season but our stamina as well to withstand long shopping queues and the Metro Manila traffic.
This infographic from M2.0 Communications offers 11 Clever Ways to Survive Christmas Shopping in the Philippines. Continue reading 11 Clever Tips for Christmas Shopping in the Philippines (Infographic)
I have always been a big fan of our good friend Pol Medina, Jr. and his “baby” Polgas, the anthrophomorphic dog of the Sungcal family of the very popular comic strip Pugad Baboy.
Aside from finding out if my articles submitted to Youngblood were already published, reading the weekly Pugad Baboy was one of my main reasons for having the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper every Sunday back in the 90’s. I would cut out the comic strips from Inquirer and paste them on an old and unused photo album as one of my favorite weekend hobbies.
Then Pol Medina, Jr. launched his “very best of Pugad Baboy” and the very first compilation book of his comic strips published on Inquirer. I had to save money just so I could buy Pol’s book by then.
Good thing one of my cousins is a big fan of Pugad Baboy as well and I didn’t have to buy the succeeding editions of Pugad Baboy collections. Nanghihiram na lang ako. 😛 Continue reading The Adventures of Pepot Kuripot and Dora Gastadora