Books: The Rosie Project

Is this another diet book? By some crazy inexplicable reason, I associated Rosie with Roseanne Barr. You know, as in weight loss project. The subject held no appeal for me because for the longest time I’ve been trying to gain weight. Nonetheless I flipped a couple of pages before going back to the opening sentence. I…

What’s inside her suitcase?

She packed couture evening dresses, lawn blouses and linen riding skirts, cotton shirts and fur coats, sweaters and scarves, canvas and leather boots. Beneath layers of lacy petticoats she hid guns, cameras, and film, and wrapped up many pairs of binoculars and pistols as gifts for the more important sheikhs. She carried hats, veils, parasols,…

Consequences the series

I stumbled upon this series at Goodreads.  I was intrigued more by the cover designs than the synopses provided. A puzzle is depicted on the first book’s cover and my mind immediately went what warranted what consequences?  My initial thought of the story was that it was the usual boy-meets-girl-who-he-falls for crazily and after that the…

Trade Show to visit: Manila Fame

Manila FAME is a global platform for the country’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which features certified, export-quality products such as furniture and furnishings, holiday gifts and décor, garments, and fashion accessories designed and crafted in the Philippines for the global market. It is the second longest-running trade show in the Asia Pacific. The fair…