Cebu Lifestyle Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
Exclusively Mabuhay

Energetic, exhausted, loners, obtrusive, coy and flamboyant travelers now have a lounge where they can exclusively be on their own.

By Ruth G. Mercado with Rene C. Soliman August 4, 2005 - 12:00am
Slimming diet and proper nutrition

Nowadays special diet programs are coming out one after the other. These diets are mostly formulated by health professionals to effect weight loss and for general health maintenance.

By Archie Modequillo August 3, 2005 - 12:00am
2005 Philippine Young Entrepreneurs Best Business Plan Competition

The afternoon of May 21, 2005 marked the exciting semi-finals for this year's Young Entrepreneurs Best Business Plan competition.

By Leahliz A. Sia August 1, 2005 - 12:00am
Cebu to celebrate CANADA 2005

August 3, 4, and 5 - these are the days that Cebuanos should remember because these days will give them an opportunity to know more about Canada - the most favorable and family friendly country. These days will allow Cebuanos to discover the country's culture and its significance to Cebu. These days will absolutely offer Cebuanos several opportunities in employment.
Honorary Consul of Canada, Robert O.

By Jad Conde August 1, 2005 - 12:00am
86th Freeman moon

A handful of stars was generously sprinkled on a satin soft dawn sky that night of July 18. They glittered and shimmered, their serene countenance were intermittently freckled by sleepy mantles of clouds lit up by one moon - one I always call The FREEMAN moon.

I bored a gaze at it, gaping in awe. "How many FREEMAN moons have come and gone unnoticed, unacknowledged?"

ASPACEINSPACE By ASPACEINSPACE By Maria Eleonor Elape Valeros August 1, 2005 - 12:00am
The Way we make movies

The local film industry is presently in a sluggish state. Hopefully, this is only temporary. It seems that our local movies are a casualty in the competition posed by the free entry of foreign films into the country.

POR VIDA By POR VIDA By Archie Modequillo July 31, 2005 - 12:00am
In Maine addressing the tragic-comedy of having an International artist residency grant

I left the Philippines again for an international artist residency grant in the United States, the Robert M. MacNamara International Artists Fellowship. This time in Wesport Island, Maine. This time it was not so much on the romance of uninterrupted time and space for writing but on the urgency of addressing an annoying issue brewing between me and my barkadas, Bon Aure, Mark Israel, Anthony Kintanar and Vince Cinches. The issue is the tragic-comedy of being called a literary diplomat.

DIYANDI By DIYANDI By Cora M. Almerino July 31, 2005 - 12:00am
Loving Letters

"I've never been written a love letter," bemoaned a friend during a 10-minute break of Little Boy Productions' staging of A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters" two weekends ago. Since I felt that called for a semblance of a comment, I sheepishly admitted that I did get one back in college-most of its content eludes me now, except for a line or two that strangely sounded like the refrain of Sting & Police's Every Breath You Take. She felt better.

(At least it wasn't anything like Everard Webley, who in Aldous Huxley's Point Counter Point, wrote to Elinor of his unreciprocated affection:

By Nathalie Tomada July 31, 2005 - 12:00am
St. Francis Wines at Tinder Box

WINE - and the first things that come to mind are the tried and tested, traditional European wine producers such as France and Spain.

By Honey Jarque Loop July 30, 2005 - 12:00am
Eclectic Fashion

Three designers recently treated local fashion watchers with a two-day runway series at the Epson=Photo event.