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awesome flicks (vol.1)

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haven’t been excited for a movie in a while. Today, the crew and I are planning to hit the cinemas and watch Thor. I’ve been hearing a lot of feedbacks about it and I guess it’s about time to see for myself. The last time I went to a movie house was back when The Dark Knight was still on the big screen. That was I guess a couple of years ago. I prefer watching movies at home.

Speaking of movies, I’ve been busy downloading a lot of torrent flicks lately. Last night, I watched 13 Assassins. It was amazing. 13 Assassins is a Japaneses movie and considered as one of the best action flicks of 2010 though it was underrated. The movie is about 13 samurai and their mission to eliminate a power tripping lord. What’s great about the movie is that they did not use a lot of special effects. They barely rely on the story itself and the traditional fight scenes where a lot of katana slashing took place. I’ll stop blabbering to save myself from spoiling the movie for you guys.

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May 5, 2011 at 7:19 am

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Something else to do aside from being an ass.

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Hey, I got an idea. Starting today, I’ll try to post and review movies as much as I can. So expect to see a lot of film reviews from now on.

***I’m no film critic so don’t go hating. Everything will be based on my own opinion so if you don’t like what you’re reading, go F yourself. Hahaha. Just kidding. ***

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May 5, 2011 at 7:18 am

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one day

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BATANGAS CITY, Philippines — A number of individuals gathered in Laurel park on the morning of April 5,2011 and made history as they stroll the streets of Batangas City barefooted. The event organized by Ancilla.org entitled “One Day Without Shoes” , was inspired by TOM’S one day without shoes movement where people all over the world would spend the day without any kind of footwear to raise awareness to everyone that a lot of children are living their lives day by day barefooted.

Since the birth of Ancilla.org last March, hundreds of Batanguenos showed their willingness and interest in helping the street children of Batangas City by donating shoes and money. Other groups like Rotary club and Rotaract Club of Batangas, Batangas BMX riders, NSC (Ninja Shaolin Crew) and Demolay took part of the said event as they joined the walk. Councilor Claudette Ambida and a few more individuals from other parts of Batangas and even Manila joined the event as well. The walk started in Laurel park all the way to Plaza Mabini and back. People watched us as we marched along the rough roads of the city. It was an overwhelming experience and I’m positive that we succeeded in raising awareness to the people of Batangas. Thanks to all the people who joined. If it wasn’t for you, this event would not be possible. We are confident that next year, we’ll be able to walk proudly again without shoes, and hopefully next year, we will walk with a larger group.

The day we walked without shoes was the day we experienced how hard it was for the less fortunate children. Not only hard,the fact that they might get diseases by walking barefooted is another reason.

For those of you who are still willing to help, you can drop by at Hot & Cold Cafe and give monetary donations and shoes.

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April 6, 2011 at 11:42 am

Manic Friday!

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Today is Friday,and we all know how exciting weekends can get.But me,I was so busy the whole day.I woke up a bit late because Whale Wars on Discovery channel hypnotized me and before I knew it,it was already 5am.

Anyway,I had to bring some stuff to the hospital because my granny’s still there.After my quick visit,my cousin tagged along and we went to SM Batangas to buy some food that we’ll be preparing for dinner.When we got back from the supermarket,my business partner called me and asked me if I could bring our stuff to Santo Tomas,Batangas,a good 45 minute drive from my place.I don’t have a choice because they’ll be needing it tomorrow for our first gig.I asked me cousin to join me on a trip to Santo Tomas and we swooshed there like a speeding bullet an in no time,where back again.

We started preparing our food after our quick trip and after an hour,we got ourselves home-made salisbury steak and dim sum for dinner.Check it out.

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March 26, 2011 at 7:59 am

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Let’s make the world a better place.

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Have you ever had a vision of a better world?A world where no man have to walk barefooted?

The people behind Ancilla had.

For a period of time,one of the major problems all over the world is poverty,and in order to come up with a solution,individuals who are fortunate enough and willing to make a change tried their best to raise awareness in their own ways.Some created organizations,some anonymously made generous donations.Others preach,others learn.What’s important is,whatever it may be,helping someone is a good thing,and it makes us feel a whole lot better.

A lot of country,or almost every country all over the world share the same predicament.Specially nowadays,when a lot of disasters are happening all over the globe.There’s a war going on in some parts of the world,and just recently,a massive number of  tsunami waves destroyed not just houses and establishments in Japan,but lives as well.I know it’s easier said than done,helping everyone in need.But why lose hope?If we can’t help everyone,why not try helping at least one.It will make a change.Remember back in 2009,when Typhoon Ondoy flooded the streets of Metro Manila,devastating lives of millions of Filipinos?people all over the country,all over the world helped us get back on our feet.I remember how much people were touched by the event,and how willing they were to be of assistance.It was an overwhelming sight,we Filipinos call in “Bayanihan”.Now that other people are in need,why stop there?

We,we’re not yet done,we’re barely even beginning.That is the reason we created Ancilla,to help children and family in Batangas City,and all over the world by providing them their needs,may it be shoes,clothes,supplies or food.We try to put smiles on other people’s faces.On April 5,2011,Ancilla will join TOMS “One Day Without Shoes” movement by donating shoes or money and walking barefooted to raise awareness to the people of Batangas City,that a lot of people,specially children,are living their lives everyday without any kind of footwear to use.If any of you are willing to help,go to Hot & Cold Cafe,make a donation,and register for the event.Hot & Cold Cafe is situated in Kumintang Ilaya,Batangas City,beside Monterey meatshop.

Help us make the world a better place.

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March 15, 2011 at 2:23 pm

food trip on a friday night

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What’s the best thing to do when you’re at home on a friday night,low on cash,and you got a new movie and tv series with you?make some home-made pizza.My brother chopped a couple of ham,bacon,and cheesy franks while I prepare the sauce.We don’t have pizza dough so we used some bread loaf instead.After putting the sauce,some cheese,the ham,bacon and franks,we topped it up with more cheese.It wasn’t the first time for me to make pizza,I’ve done that before when I was still in college that’s why I have an idea on how to prepare it.

While enjoying the food,we watched the Green Hornet and a few episodes of Boardwalk Empire.

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March 14, 2011 at 7:05 am

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grilling galore.

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A couple of nights ago,my brother and I were so bored that we decided to prepare some food instead of going outside.We had a visitor so my grandmother got out some chicken from the fridge.She told me to do whatever I want as long as its good,and I obliged.I prepared the ingredients and marinated the chicken.We got ourselves chicken kebab.

Why stop there?I said to myself.If we’ll be grilling,why not grill more food.While marinating the chicken,my brother and I went to the grocery store to get barbecue sticks and teriyaki.We got back and prepared the teriyaki,and some hotdogs,and started grilling the food.We bought a few beers to compliment our food.

 

All in all it was a great night.

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March 14, 2011 at 6:54 am

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