I’ll be upfront. Shunsuke Daitō, a Japanese actor used to be the apple of my eye. 🙂 So when I heard he was filming “37 Seconds”, I got curious and researched about it. After reading what was available online, I realised I wanted to watch it because of the story and most especially because of the actress. You see Hikari’s debut film features first-time actor Mei Kayama who has cerebral palsy. The film “37 Seconds” gives us a rare, authentic; not to mention, beautiful view into the world of a young woman with cerebral palsy.
Dear friends, I hope you are well. I know that more and more countries are implementing isolation, lockdown or quarantine. Well, whatever word is used, the main reason behind all this is the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. As cases increase and became wide-spread last week, WHO officially called the disease a pandemic. “This is the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a briefing in Geneva.
Spoiler alert! If you haven’t seen Netflix Original zombie series and don’t want any level of spoilers, then turn back now. But if you don’t mind, well you can stay and read. This is a short roundup as well as my thoughts on Netflix’s Kingdom Season 1 and 2 plus a few expectations for the next season. Again, this is about the Netflix series, okay?
Have you heard of HELL? No, not the village in Norway and most definitely not the place you’re thinking of. I’m talking about the HELL Energy Drink, a 100% Hungarian-owned brand which was established in 2006. The brand dominated the domestic market by 2010 and is now exporting in 50 countries one of which is the Philippines. HELL Energy Drink has a variety of flavours available in 250ml cans. According to their website, they have HELL Classic, Strong Apple, Strong Red Grape, Strong Cola, Zero Sugar, Zero Strawberry, Strong Focus, Active, Multi+, Ice Cool Pear, Ice Cool Plum, Summer Cool – Strawberry Kiwi, Summer Cool Pineapple Lime as well as some Energy Coffee such as Cappuccino, Slim Latte and Latte.
They say, “Every cloud has a silver lining.” In Haulah Cafe’s case, it literally started with the words silver lining. During the media event organised by Haulah Cafe, we sat down with one of the owners, Ms Rochelle Ramos where she shared their struggles and the inspiration which helped them find the correct path towards Haulah Cafe. Ms Ramos also shared a very personal story about her aunt, who she dearly loves and looks up to. To her, she’s not only an aunt but also a friend and a mentor. But when life took its course, she was left with a dream. So they set out on a journey which at first didn’t work out.