Happy birthday, Ibu.

Mom’s birthday was yesterday, and I wish I had done something special for the birthday. Alas, I didn’t.

I guess she’s allowed to brood, this one time. Because, not only she has huge dramatic flair, I think a person is allowed a one day where one can brood if things don’t go out their way, that day being one’s birthday.

But, my Mom was never big on celebrating birthdays. She finds it frivolous, so to speak.

Either way, I want to congratulate my Mom on her 60th birthday.

Okay, full disclosure, I legit had to use a calendar to count my Mom’s age. I genuinely thought this was her 50th birthday. What the fuck, dilchh?



How did it happened?

How did my Mom grew so old? And so fast, while we’re at it.

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December: in retrospect

Wow. 2018. I’m still reeling from it. I’m still not excited about life in general, but damn am I excited that finally I can kiss 2017 good bye. See you never. I know, it’s not good to look into the past, but I’m a firm believer that whatever you have today is the fruit of your yesterday, ergo humour me by looking back at whatever happened in December of last year (oh man, you have no idea how great it feels to type last year for 2017, ha!)

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2017 Book Awards

I’ve always wanted to do book awards since the first time I had this blog, but, see, I’m a creature of habit; I always go back to the same genre over and over again. And when you only read either, fictions, non-fictions, historical fictions, young adults, and contemporaries, let’s just say it’s not entirely easy to make your own book awards.

Well, that is until I realise, I can make my own categories and gave out my own awards to the books I’ve read however I like it. Here are the categories that I have come up with.

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