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Christian San Jose

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plastic sachets from the ocean photographed by mandy barker
A photographer’s ocean plastic project captures PH’s sachets of recent past

Mandy Barker teamed up with La Union-based art residency Emerging Islands to unearth the plastics plaguing our shores and the problems that come with it

artificial anthuriums
Fresh flowers are beautiful but energy-intensive. Why not switch to these artificial anthuriums?

Reevein Studio’s artificial anthuriums are made from recycled scraps, branches, cotton threads, tapioca flour, and recycled plastic bottles

ensaymada in a skillet
When in this Silang restofarm, eat ensaymada in a skillet with homemade bacon and lots of cheese

One of my favorite pieces of food writing is in defense of cheap sushi. In…

silk scarf art by pio abad
Brush up on martial law facts with a ‘The Kingmaker’ live forum, art exhibits, and a digital library

“The Kingmaker” live screening and discussion, artist Pio Abad’s Marcosian iconography exhibit at Silverlens, and a free digital library by the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation with hundreds of resources about martial law from ’80s underground publications

traffic congestion at EDSA
Is MMDA sure about daylight saving time as a proposed traffic solution?

To remedy the heavy traffic under Alert Level 1, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said one of the recommendations they received is for the government to adopt daylight saving time

MRT train
Thank god, MRT trains now have new aircons. Rides are free till May 30, too

Starting March 28, passengers can avail of the free ride following the successful completion of the rail line’s rehabilitation

Mich Dulce’s three-way terno is ready for your return to IRL socials

Consider this deconstructed Filipiniana when you’re booked for a face-to-face occasion that calls for something formal

Have a pizza picnic date next to an airplane at this restored pre-war mansion

For P3,000, you can tour the grounds of Palacio de Memoria and even have a cute picnic for two, complete with pizza and a gin and tonic set

handmade notebooks with cutout shapes and vintage american magazine covers
These cute handmade notebooks make me want to write with a pen again

Forget your phone’s Notes app. You will want to pull out a pen and scribble on these paper goods by artist Jessica Dorizac and freelance graphic designer Yodel Pe

book pile
Your old textbooks and novels can help public school libraries. Donate them here

Send them to the Ortigas Foundation Library in Greenhills