Makisig 

Makisig (adj) – Dashing, well-dressed, gorgeous I don’t know what day it was but we were on a bus when we first clapped eyes on one another. And the moment our eyes met, everything seemed to stop in motion. You glistened under the blazing sun while my cheeks turned multiple shades of vermilion. Fair-skinned and…

Amihan

Amihan (n) – Northeast wind, breeze A breath of wind blows in, And shakes the first honey-coloured leaves, Time is still, Time is frozen, Every moment lasts, As I saunter across the vast, eternal sky, But the sun returns, And melts this dream away, Only a cool reminder of the breeze, On a hot summer’s…

Multilingual reporting #NiceAttack #BBC

It was a day to celebrate a country’s independence. A country’s liberté, égalité and fraternité. A day to go out in the blazing sun, sing along to French tunes and get along with the rhythm of the fête as Bastille Day rolls on. A day that was transformed into a nightmare. A day whose scars…

This Is My Love For Words And How I Wish I Could Have Few With You.

The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘word’ as a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, a unit of language comprising inflected and variant forms. I love words. Words like idiosyncrasies, cantankerous, schlep, philocaly and petrichor. I love words that pique my interest, curiosity and inquisitiveness. We all use words to express our sympathy, empathy and…