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Sunday, May 19, 2013

king of pain

i haven't posted anything in this blog but i just like to remind myself of how much physical pain i'm going through right now and to remind me about how strong i am handling it...it will all get better in time and i'm looking forward to be back in top shape.

as they say, what doesn't kill you will only make you stronger

Thursday, July 26, 2012

countdown

my US tour dates are now final...and the countdown begins for New York! i can't wait to go back! can it be October already? LOL!

Monday, July 16, 2012

fly

it's middle of July already and i'll be super busy in the next 2 weeks preparing for a quarter business review, finalizing my flight to the US and taking my mother dear around Cebu by end of the month

crazy days..time flies fast when you're having fun indeed (yes even when you're at work)

Saturday, July 07, 2012

training

i'm nursing a sore throat this weekend and i hope it wouldn't get worse soni can get back to top shape by Monday...i have taken on a trainer role for the past 4 days training newly promoted team managers - tiring but well worth it..i just hope that they were able to pick useful insights on how they can become better with their mew role :)

...anyway, lunch was superb earlier and my dessert was to die for that i didn't really mind the sore throat at all..try to look away if you don't want to see somethig sinfully good :)

Sunday, July 01, 2012

thankful

i spent my weekend in paradise with my closest friends and with my BB love (who remains to be the sweetest after all these years)...it's either i've done something really good in the past for this good karma or i'm just one lucky bastard LOL!

hope your weekend was the most wonderful and i wish this week will be so much better...enjoy the start of July friends! let's kill it hard! :)

Thursday, June 21, 2012

ECU

i was scheduled for an executive check-up today and i was anticipating that it's going to be one of those horrible days but surprisingly it turned out quite better than what i expected

...good thing i opted for MyHealth instead of Chong Hua (where i had countless bad experiences)...the staff were really nice and process was very effecient and comfortable...i wouldn't have any second thoughts the next time i'm up for another ECU

...the only better way to end the ECU is to have a Greek feast for lunch from my favorite Cyma...happy tummy, happy me :)

Friday, June 15, 2012

Instagram Anonymous

i am officially an addict - an Instagram addict that is...this app is eating 70% if my iphone's life but i'm not complaining..it amazes me how beautiful the world is captured though lenses and appreciate the beauty of everything random in life :)

if you have one installed in your Iphone or Android, please follow me: @iamkilcher :)

Monday, June 11, 2012

anniversary weekend

i had a great time spending my 2nd
anniversary with BB in Shangri-la with my closest friends...spent the day just catching up with occasional dips in the pool and checking out beautiful strangers :)

and i won't start talking about the food or else i will feel guilty all over again...now back to being a corpo slave and will try hard to survive another hellweek :)

cheers to fierce friends and love! :)


Thursday, June 07, 2012

2nd year :)

today i celebrate my 2nd year anniversary with BB Cold...i woke up earlier with a gift bag right next to my pillow...thank you for the Kindle my love and thank you for loving me for the past 2 years :)

i'm looking forward this weekend to spend time with BB in Shangri-la to celebrate love and life :)

have a wonderful weekend friends! :)

Saturday, May 26, 2012

new toy

i bought an iPhone4s yesterday for the love of Instagram...my iPod touch is not doing justice capturing the beautiful things i see daily...and i hope this one gets me back to blogging as well..i know i've been dead in the blogsphere for quite a while :)

...cheers to Instagram flooding and more impromptu blog posts! :)

Sunday, May 20, 2012

on a break

i'm on blog hiatus again and i know i made a promise to myself to blog more often but i just cant...the past 2 weeks were hell workwise and i need time to recover and take my mind off things

...i'll have another US trip coming in a couple of months and that's something to look forward to but for now, i'll go back to breeding dragons...and yes, i finally got to breed the coveted emerald dragon..yes! LOL!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

a date with myself :)

...i can no longer remember the last time i had a date with myself so i decided to take some few days off from work and initially planned on going somewhere north like Dumaguete (i'm bad with directions so i'm not sure if it's north LOL)...the planned didn't push through and i ended spending my time within Cebu...i decided to go back to Shangri-la (after spending Easter Sunday with friends there) with just a book, a camera and some sunscreen :)

..i started off with a late lunch at Tea of Spring..i shy away from the tempting Tides lunch buffet coz i wanted something new and light...ordered some stir-fried udon in black pepper, freshly steamed shrimp dumplings (which is the best i've tasted by the way) and a serving of jasmine tea...it's a dimsum feast i don't mind doing more often :)

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...after lunch, i went to my favorite Shangri-la spot (the big rock right in the beach front) and started reading the remaining chapters of "A Clash of Kings" while playing my beachfront playlist in my ipod (it's a combination of All Saints, Dario G, Moby, Madonna and few Hed Kandi remixes)..the only break i had was when i took a solo shot of myself to capture the moment :)

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...around 3 PM, i decided to move to different spot to finish reading my book while stealing glances at beautiful strangers by the poolside - and i have the perfect thirst quencher to beat the heat while doing that :)

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...i no longer waited for sunset as i needed to meet up with some friends for dessert...meet up with them in Dolce (which is a new happy place for me) and had servings of their famous butter cake paired with some Italian coffee

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...after dessert, i decided to skip dinner - i needed a long shower more than anything else and went straight to sleep..it felt really good doing something spontaneous and rewarding at the same time and can't wait for the next one :)

Friday, April 06, 2012

lust beyond words

..i have taken my skin care a notch higher and took a short break from using everything Kiehl's (i only have the facial scrub and shaving cream left, because they were too amazing to give up)...3 weeks ago, i started using the Clarins Men product line starting with the moisturizer and the foaming cleanser...a bit pricey compared to Kiehl's but it works wonders and i've seen some amazing results :)

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...the moisturizer is noncomedogenic which means it doesn't clog your pores, it's also light and non-greasy and easily absorbed by the skin..i was so happy with the result that i decided to get a toner from Clarins as well..funny thing was my Clarins attendant gave me some ab-firming lotions as freebies..either she was being sweet or it's her subtle way of saying i'm fat..i'll remind myself to always wear my Spanx when out LOL!

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..i have also taken my perfume selection to a more upscale level by choosing CREED...it's way too pricey for a bottle of perfume but it's well worth it (one bottle is equivalent to the price of 3 Diesel/Issey Miyake)..i lean towards fresh, fruity scents so Royal Water is just perfect for me...this will be my scent for summer/spring 2012 :)

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...i just needed one more thing before i get back to my usual spending budget, and that is to get this Oxford blazer from Zara..it was love at first sight and lust beyond words LOL!!! my friend from NYC is buying me one and i should be sporting this one off the rack come May..i can't wait!!

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...and ow, before i finish this post, who's going to Lady Gaga's Born This Way Ball in Manila? i know it will be awesome and it will be absolute love if i can join the party :)

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Monday, April 02, 2012

#aphotoadayapril

...another thing i wanted to achieve this April is to complete a photo post in Instagram for complete 30 days..so far, i have already posted 3 pictures and it has generated positive responses from friends/followers...i am excited to get to Day #4, 13, 24, 27 and 30
:)

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...here's what i have so far for the past 3 days :)

Day 1 - #photoadayapril #yourreflection - something vintage from Dos Palmas in Palawan :)


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Day 2 - #photoadayapril #colour - yummy treats from the infamous Cafe Lalo in NYC :) this is the one of the locations for the movie You Got Mail and their desserts are to die for :) if you happen to visit NYC, this cafe should be on your list :)

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Day 3 - #photoadayapril #mail - i have been with the AOL account for the past 6 years and had the opportunity to visit AOL's headquarters in Virginia last year..cheers to 6 more years LOL!!!

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..i never thought doing something as trivial as this can be so much fun :)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

on running and playlists

there's a lot of things i'm excited about April and kicking things off will be season 2 of Game of Thrones on HBO and i'm painfully counting the days to fly by to get to April..i have also been running, yes, it sounds unbelievable but i do though not the hardcore type..it's more of a leisure thing and it's the perfect excuse to create a playlist to listen to while running...here's my Top 10

1. Blood for Poppies by Garbage - yes, the goddess is back and hotter than ever!! Shirley Manson is divine and perfection in every inch!

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2. Feel so Close by Clavin Harris
3. Shake it Out by Florence and the Machine
4. Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People
5. Room for Happiness by Kaskade feat. Skylar Grey
6. Gangster Tripping by Fatboy Slim - it's a must to insert a classic piece and this one's way too good to be not on a running playlist
7. Wild Ones by Flo Rida and Sia
8. Collide by Leona Lewis and Avicii
9. Blue Jeans (RAC Remix) by Lana Del Rey - a current obsession
10. Walk by The Foo Fighters

..i got these babies on auto-repeat and follow it with the perfect cool down tracks which serve as a perfect finish to the entire run :)

1. Breathe Me by Sia
2. Poison and Wine by The Civil Wars - their Barton Hollow album is one of my current obsessions

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3. Tomorrow Will be Kinder by The Secret Sisters
4. Lego House by Ed Sheeran
5. Flightless Bird, American Mouth by Iron and Wine

...what's in your running playlist?

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

the art of Draw Something

...when was the last time you got addicted to something? i have been sacrificing a couple of my bedtime hours for the last 4 days just to play everyone's new favorite game, the very popular app called Draw Something...the game's concept is very simple yet it's very addictive...if you haven't installed this in your Apple device yet, then you're missing on a lot of fun LOL!

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...i don't have the talent when it comes to drawing (i'd like to think i'm the worst in the world) but it amazes me how my friends can still managed to guess my drawings no matter how abstract/obscure they looked LOL...take this one as an example - when i was starting to draw this, i was trying to draw an anchor and submitted it to a friend..she ended up very frustrated trying her hardest to guess what the drawing was and ended up posting the picture in her Facebook timeline for help LOL!!!

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..i know it looked like more of a capital J than an anchor hahaha but that's the beauty of the game...it doesn't need a lot of skill or talent for that matter...all you need is a free imagination and some common sense :)

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

new found love

...i have spent the last few days finishing George R.R. Martin's A Clash of Kings and immensely enjoyed it..i can't wait for the new season to start this coming April 1 on HBO...my initial plan was just to wait for the tv series to start but i just can't help thinking about what came next after Daenerys gave birth to the 3 dragons..the book was so well written that i can't barely find time to stop reading it :)

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...the only other thing that's keeping me busy these days aside from work is Champ..i found a new love for dogs and i'm starting to feel really comfortable around them...last Sunday, i took Champ out for a photoshoot but it didn't work out that well..Champ is the worst dog model in the world LOL! i can't manage to get a clear shot of his face...not a single one :(

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...summer has officially started and the heat outside is just CRAZY...i'm still planning for a vacation mid-April but for now, i'm fine with a pint of Cherry Garcia to beat the heat :)

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Monday, February 27, 2012

the Brit's "new boring" & the signature recipe

...i have been overplaying music from British acts in my ipod for the past 2 months to the point that it's already becoming an obsession...aside from Adele (which i have been a fan for the past 4 years), i have fallen in love with Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine and Ed Sheeran...these artists have been dubbed as the "new boring" by the critics and their music just bring total eargasm!

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...aside from listening to British music, i have been spending a lot of time in the kitchen experimenting on some pasta dish..i wanted to create something that will become my signature dish and after a couple of trial and errors, i have perfected my own pasta dish - a killer combo of cream dory and shrimp with a tomato cream sauce infused with some chili pepper flakes for that extra kick :) the picture doesn't do any justice to it (blame it to my poor Blackberry camera) but it tastes way better than it looks :)

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...lastly, i've been looking for a new scent for summer/spring...i still got my ever dependable CK Shock whenever i need a fresh scent but i need something lighter and one with a citrus base...after a couple of choices, i have decided on ordering Prada's Amber Pour Homme Intense 2012..i can't wait for this baby to arrive and get added to my collection :)

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..what's your scent for summer? :)

Thursday, February 23, 2012

the art of working weekends

...i have been very busy for the last 3 weeks and spent most of my weekend in the beach (one in Bantayan and one in Camotes - all work related by the way)...i am now sporting a much darker tan and i think it will take more than a month to get back to my natural color but i don't really mind..i even want to have another dose of sun lovin' while doing this post and feel infinite all over again :)

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i had more fun in Camotes and enjoyed it better than Bantayan...Camotes is such a charming island and i was instantly captivated...i like the fact that it's not too commercial yet and it's more laidback compared to other islands in Cebu...the view is breath-taking and it's the perfect way to kickstart summer and a perfect backdrop to do some color blocking ala summer/spring 2012 LOL!

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...i have also spent most of my free time raping the mic to do some karaoke (and yes, i made my own Whitey tribute and i feel i did her justice LOL!)...i think that by the time we left the island, peace was restored and Camotes regained its mystique charm LOL!

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..i want to talk more about my fun working weekend but i still need to get back to my Sims game...i have been playing it for a couple of days now and i'm on my way to building an empire with few romantic relationships on the side :)

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Thursday, February 02, 2012

here comes pressure

i hardly noticed that it was already February..time flies like a speeding bullet when you have a lot of things going on

and since it's the love month, i'm starting to feel the pressure of coming up with something romantic and sweet for V-day...i'm the worst there is in the world when it comes to giving surprises/doing romantic cheesy stuff...i need all the luck in the world LOL!

i know ideas will come when you least expect them..but for now,all i can think of is love,love,love :)