Thursday, September 5, 2013

The Good and the Bad: The Snugg’s Executive Case Cover for the iPad 4

We recently received an invitation from The Snugg (a US- and UK-based website which sells tech accessories) to review its products.  After we took stock of the many Apple accessories we owned and realized that the iPad 4 seemed the most in need of a new case, we picked The Snugg’s Executive Case Cover in Distressed Brown Leather (also available in Amazon) as the product to review.
(I know it’s a mouthful so, moving forward, we will simply call it the “iPad Case”.)
When our iPad Case came via courier a few weeks back,  we promptly retired the not-so-old existing case of the iPad 4 (which was not bad actually and in fact came from a not-so-cheap shop in Germany) and shifted to the new iPad Case.
So, after more than two weeks of using our sponsored iPad Case, here’s what we think of it.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Power of Myths


The first time I encountered the word myth was in the context of my English class, discussed as a traditional sacred story, a form of literature, which usually expounds on the acts of gods and goddesses, and which attempts to explain social practices or other natural phenomenon. The literary form expands the natural world into something else which is remarkable and extraordinary; a supernatural thing that goes beyond the mundane.

The complete text may be found here.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

On the Dark Side of Charity

Poverty on the streets

Driving along the familiar roads of Makati, I find that it is almost impossible for one to never see a homeless person begging, literally, on the street; their gray, unwashed hands knocking on windows of cars, their faces pleading for some of your change, and for food that they may eat. It can be heartbreaking sometimes, especially when the beggar is a child.

To read the complete text, please proceed here.

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