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About hechoayer

Things made yesterday still influence us until today. Things made today will influence us tomorrow. Things of the essence such as faith, culture, food, music and values should never disappear nor eroded by the times. Instead, these must be recorded, lived and shared. Something made yesterday - hecho ayer - can be tomorrow's saving grace. Never ignore the past.

A Wedding in Sugarlandia

Last April, one of my closest friends in my undergraduate block, Nicole, was married in her family’s picturesque farm in Silay, Negros to her handsome architect boyfriend Dos. Nicole became a close friend in college for reasons only fate can … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) Visita Iglesia: Searching for the Costly Perfumed Oil

Like Mary Magdalene who anointed the feet of Jesus with costly perfumed oil, these churches in Manila showcase the finest, most solemn and best in terms of architecture or Liturgy. Visit them for this year’s Visita Iglesia in Metro Manila. Continue reading

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Et Verbum caro factum est. And the Word was made flesh.

Christmas, the Eucharist and our Christian Life There is perhaps no other season in the liturgical life of the Church, my, in the whole of Western Civilization, that elicits much excitement and joy as the holy season of Christmas. It … Continue reading

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Why José Rizal Would’ve Loved Madrid Fusión Manila

Last April, the Philippines successfully hosted the second edition of Madrid Fusión Manila, which was held from 7-9 April 2016 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Attended not only by the perfumed set who can afford the ticket, … Continue reading

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Half a day in Intramuros: Must Visit Places and Must Dos

Due to the massive urban sprawl Manileños have been experiencing at a rapid rate these past few decades, more and more are physically being distant from the historic center of the city. This creates for a lot of citizens a … Continue reading

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Diwali and Elegant South Mumbai

A NIGHT IN SOUTH MUMBAI We came in time for the Diwali, the Festival of Lights and a time of family reunions and gift-giving for Hindus. On the eve of the Diwali, our counterparts graciously took us to South Mumbai, … Continue reading

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INDIA 2015

One of the most unexpected trips I’ve ever had was my business trip to India last year. I went with my team mate (and also, school batch mate) Francis. We were tasked to monitor a project and create positive rapport … Continue reading

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