ASIAN Civilisation Museum’s Deputy Director (Programmes and Audience Development) T. Sundraraj—or Raaj, as he is called—has yet to meet an unfriendly Filipino, a fact he’s grateful for because it is the Filipinos’ cultural affability that helped ensure the success of Celebrate Philippines! weekend fiesta.
WHETHER you’re a newbie runner or an Olympian hopeful, these five page-turners will get you in top form – body, mind and spirit – ready to take on any challenge, on and off the running circuit. Continue reading FLIP-WORTHY: Read and Run
Brida by Paulo Coelho
Brida is a 21-year-old Irish woman on a spiritual quest for knowledge and self-fulfillment. On her journey towards enlightenment, she discovers she is a witch with an unknown gift and whose path remains to be determined. Continue reading Book Review: Brida
Girls Gone Mild by Wendy Shalit (Random House, PHP1,090)
SHALIT, who first earned feminists’ ire with A Return To Modesty, presents a convincing case against our sexed-out, porn-driven society by illustrating how media and capitalism rob females of innocence even before we’ve entered nursery school (i.e. Bratz baby dolls that turn little girls into pedophile-magnets). Continue reading Book Review: Girls Gone Mild