Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part II: The Old Man and His Violin

During my stay at Liloan Southern Leyte, I met an extraordinary man. He is an old man in his 60’s. He is a musician and he plays the violin but unlike the other violinists he doesn’t own a Stravidarius nor a Stentor. His violin is homemade. It is made from a rod, strings, bottlecaps and a tin can. When someone asked him what he can do with his musical instrument, he just simply sat on the bench and played. First he played a couple of Filipino music and then I requested for a Delilah. I’m really impressed because he got the … Continue reading Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part II: The Old Man and His Violin

Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part I: St. Augustine Church and Manila Cathedral

Even though I have already moved to Norway, Philippines has always a huge place in my heart. That is why I never forget to  include Philippines in my travel plans. Two months ago I spent four weeks in the Philippines. Wherein the first week was spent in the metro, the second and third week at Liloan Southern Leyte and four days in the metro again before we head back to Norway. This year is my very first time to spend only four weeks in the Philippines. During the past years, I took at least  ten weeks there. But time changes and … Continue reading Summer Vacation in the Philippines Part I: St. Augustine Church and Manila Cathedral

MLM is not for me

There is an extreme increase in the number of online shops and businesses. I don’t have the statistics but as an avid user of social media platforms, I know there are lots of shops and opportunities for those who wants to have their own business. I have also shopped at a couple of online shops on Facebook and on Ebay. Then I also have some family and friends who are into that kind of business. Today, multi level marketing business is a trend. It is a business model wherein people sell products and recruit other people into their group. In … Continue reading MLM is not for me