All posts tagged: #AlDub

The Sunday Currently, Vol. 1: The one where I decided to do blogging for good

It’s the first day of my favorite month and it’s a Sunday! Meaning, I couldn’t just let the day pass by without writing anything, even if the entry’s as short and simple as this one. On the other hand, this also signifies my desire to take up blogging seriously… reading blogs, especially by people I know, including Maine Mendoza’s latest “The Sunday Currently” blog post. It’s actually where I got this idea to follow the same pattern for a blog post and join The Sunday Currently link-up by siddathornton! Thanks so much, Maine (a.k.a. Yaya Dub); you inspire me! I have to add praying though at the end of this list. writing itineraries for my upcoming birthday/weekend getaway with my husband in Singapore, and my to-do list for this week. listening to the sounds of both the AC and the wall electric fan in my daughters’ bedroom being drowned in the dogs’ barking. thinking of starting a challenge for myself to complete and publicizing it to keep me motivated. I could actually use any of the following: get done with my general …

The new #AlDub convert

There are very few programs that I like to watch on TV, yet that doesn’t mean that I do watch them regularly. Most of them are about cooking, practical science, interior design, the seasonal Asia’s Next Top Model and American Idol, as well as movies, occasionally. The only program that I really cared to watch on a daily basis was FRIENDS–and that was last year–when Warner TV Channel played the reruns. I even went as far as subscribe to a certain website just to be able to watch the episodes I missed when I went to Singapore for a short vacation. Lately, however, I’ve been hearing about this AlDub craze that the whole Filipino nation seems to be cheering about. I have long since stopped watching Philippine variety shows, you see, let alone Eat Bulaga! Even my mother-in-law has mentioned Yaya Dub and Lola Nidora several times, and much to my surprise, my eldest child is familiar with these characters, too. I have seen the hashtag #AlDub trending on Twitter and there were some Facebook …