Leisures

Blades of Glory

Gunung from Mindanao. (Photographs courtesy of At Maculangan) Since time immemorial, humans have been making tools for their daily activities starting with those made from bones and stones. In the Philippines, the oldest evidence are the stone tools and the butchered rhinoceros fossil unearthed in 2014, which date back to …

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Free online performing arts training

DULAANG Filipino. / PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF STAR COMMUNITY The annual STAR Community Art Workshops, a series of free online trainings in the performing arts, aims to impact collective action and serve as an accessible, skill-sharing avenue for aspiring kids and teen artists in local barangays. This initiative is inspired by …

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Peta ‘Deadbeat Dad’ ad, U.S. first dog dies

The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has put out a timely and fitting father’s day advertisement for pet owners. The animal rights organization is once again highlighting the importance of neuter or kapon with its “Deadbeat Dad” campaign. Neuter is a surgical process in which the testicles of …

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Rupert Jacinto’s magnificent seven

Rupert Jacinto at his very first photo exhibit at the Peninsula Manila in 1978. (Photographs courtesy of Rupert Jacinto) With rare exceptions, only a few gentlemen take the time to have their portraits taken by a photography professional. Some give the excuse that they have better things to do, others …

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The ‘other’ Dad

The second son, Enrico, in 2014 and the youngest, Yna at 2 years old, with their surrogate father. / PHOTOGRAPHS BY DIANA NOCHE FOR THE DAILY TRIBUNE Parenting is notoriously difficult. Don’t expect a picnic. It’s an ugly task. To be a parent, one has to nurture a certain wisdom …

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Treats for the man of the house

HILTON Manila’s Father’s Day special. What to give your man of the house on Father’s Day? Here’s a list of hotel and brand offerings that dads will surely love. Worry-free dining Indulge your dad with delectable feasts from Conrad Manila’s signature restaurants. There’s China Blue by Jereme Leung’s modern interpretation …

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Fortuitous and flourishing

Her plant store-garden has been successful for more than four decades. / PHOTOGRAPHS BY EA SEMBRANO FOR THE DAILY TRIBUNE Her story seems straight from the pages of komiks and radio dramas — a classic tale of tackling the challenges of poverty, doing anything just to make ends meet. Emeteria …

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Plantitas unite for new show

‘Let’s Plant Happyness’ host Leah Tinoco. / PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF ABS-CBN Plant parents and wannabes can learn more about gardening and sowing good vibes in FYE Channel’s new show, Let’s Plant Happyness, streaming on Pinoy community app Kumu every Saturday at 9 a.m. Hosted by Plant Happyness owner Leah Tinoco, …

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A natural therapeutic refuge

low-density communities serve as a natural therapeutic refuge when physical distancing is called for. / PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF TAGAYTAY HIGHLANDS “When the pandemic ends” has been a common refrain, but we cannot deny that some things will never go back to “normal.” Among these is the work-from-home setup for many …

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‘Espresso’ your support for frontline heroes

FREEDOM of espresso. / PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF TIM HORTONS Tim Hortons Philippines has expanded its #TimCaresPH CSR initiative by launching another campaign on Independence Day, 12 June 2021, to show support for and gratitude to frontline heroes who are serving their country and communities selflessly and resiliently. The Canadian coffee …

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