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Rekindling old reading habits

Rekindling old reading habits

Culture
by JOHN PATRICK MAGNO RANARA There comes a time in a bookworm’s life where they lose the joyful spark of reading. To underscore ways to make time in coming back to reading the books forgotten in their dusty, spiderwebbed shelves or to the ones waiting to be unwrapped from their glossy, plastic prison, literary enthusiasts engaged bookworms in “The Library is Open: How to Get Back into the Habit of Reading Books,” a forum held at Raffles Makati on Aug. 3 as part of the 2019 Philippine Readers and Writers Festival. JM Cabral, Aaron de Borja, Gabby Padilla, George Evan Dungca, and Salve Villarosa all took their time to share their knowledge on getting back to reading for those who have gotten into a seemingly inescapable slump for their passion for literature.   Setting a ...
Cubao Expo: A Rendezvous for the Past and Present

Cubao Expo: A Rendezvous for the Past and Present

Culture
CUBAO EXPO is a treasure trove teeming with countless vintage and novelty finds. It is a haven for marvelous selections of footwear, books and accessories, and remarkable displays of vinyl records, skateboards, and other similar gems. Adventure begins as one steps into its U-shaped path lined with unique establishments. 1. Shoes – Solimann Shoes Famous for its quality and expertise, Solimann Shoes is home to an array of custom-made pure leather boots, comfortable moccasins, brown loafers, snazzy white sneakers, and classy oxfords. Men and ladies are bound to find their ideal pair for important events, leisurely walks, and daily office or school use. 2. Gouache Bags – Mad Kahuna Surf Shop   Carefully crafted with local artistry, Gouache’s stunning leather straps and waxe...