And I’m back! Finally, order has been restored in my little corner of the world. I apologize for the sporadic blogging — the year had a crazy start: I’ve been battling with a bad allergy for over a month (subsiding now, thank goodness, after a small fortune spent at the drugstore and a huge pile of specialized creams and beauty products); one of my biggest campaigns kicked off at work; and the family marked a major event: my 48-year old uncle’s wedding!
I feel like the year is just beginning on my blog (and technically, it is…), so here’s a recap of my best and worst reads for 2010:
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After my interview with Lauren Kate, I spent the rest of the Saturday with friends from BookMoochers Pilipinas (the group for Filipino BookMoochers) at the Libreria Bookstore in Cubao X for our year-end get-together.
Traditionally, BookMoochers Pilipinas gatherings were held at Triccie’s house, but since Triccie opened her bookstore, we’ve been hanging out at Libreria. And you know what? It’s just as homey!
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When the Filipino Book Bloggers first met up back in September, I sorely regretted not being able to attend, so I was looking forward to attending the next one. Thankfully it was scheduled at a date that agreed with my schedule, and I was able to make it this time.
When the group was trying to decide on a venue, I suggested our BookMooch friend Triccie’s newly-opened store, Libreria. It seemed the perfect place for us to meet — it has enough space to hold us all, it serves good coffee but we wouldn’t have to struggle to get heard over the normal din of a busy coffeeshop, it’s relatively accessible to people from different parts of the metro, and best of all, we would be surrounded by books! I was glad the others were willing to give it a try.
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