Part II: Of Art and Wine

Part 2 of “Of Arts and Wine: Para Sa Kalikasan” Philippine-Malaysia Botanical Art Exhibition is now open until October 23, 2021.

Mycology’s Influence in Arts

and media for the past years. Here’s a mini-timeline of Mycology’s influence in Arts and how Fungal Arts evolved over the years.

Before the blood moon

Sometimes I still pinch myself as a reminder to live my life as it is now and stop worrying about the future. It may be a circus or a boring, monotonous life, just like how we (subconsciously) plan the future to be. I’m studying in my dream university and living in my dream apartment —…

Letters To A Young Scientist

No matter how much you love what you do, there comes a time when you’ll need wisdom, encouragement, war stories from someone more senior in the field, from someone who made it. No matter how hard you study, how much you try to catch up with the work, nothing will ever be enough for someone…

What saved me from my reading slump

I was stuck in a reading slump for months earlier this year. The coursework and writing assignments were overwhelming, and I barely had time to live my life — much less time to live someone else’s life by immersing myself in a book. The book I was reading last before the slump was The Complete…

I’m in a bit of a slump

I pride myself in my productivity and efficient time management. Sure, I still cram every now and then, miss my personal deadlines (not real ones), and spend a huge chunk of my time in bed during my bad days, but I always rally. I fear that if I let one thing slide, it will lead…

Figuary 2021 (Mid-month Check In)

My experience last year If you guys don’t know, LoveLifeDrawing and Croquis Cafe partners every year to create this wonderful drawing practice sessions about Figure drawing, called Figuary. I participated last year, but I did it a bit late. I put off practicing until August. Nevertheless, I finished the challenge and learned amazing tips for…