Yrvette Andrade

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Micro House Slim Fit / ANA ROCHA architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Concept<p>SLIM FIT is a permanent micro dwelling of 50m2 designed for urban densification. SLIM FIT …

Tiny House Movement

stella (4): shadowplay

He hides in the closet, between sundresses and black miniskirts. He inhales through his mouth, his regular breaths sounding more like wheezes than …

wishstick

<i>"It is what it is. What can I say? You chose a man with complications."</i> And he said this to me in one breath, as though it were that easy. My mind …

on forgetting

"You left the shampoo bottle uncapped again," I shouted from the bathroom. I wasn't picking a fight or anything. I just remembered this thing a …

A' Design Award & Competition - Call for Entries

Every year, projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity are awarded with the A' Design Award. <b>Entries are accepted annually</b> …

ember cinema

Every now and then, I remember him. He's the kind of paramour whose memory creeps up on you when you're sitting alone at a random café, thoughts …

to my lover on his twenty-seventh year

Someone once told me that if you truly want to be happy, you must marry the kindest person you know. And I briefly thought of this while we were …

unfold

When I was a kid, I wondered what it was like to fall in love. I had only ever seen it in fairy tales – the prince would sweep the lonely maiden off …

Type Kita Typography Exhibit

TypeKita Typography Exhibit will happen on October 18 and 19 (11am to 7pm) at 10a Alabama. There is a 50 peso entrance fee. Follow their Facebook …

hello love

<b>There</b> was a man who couldn't understand the puzzle of life. But these<b><br>are</b> his first words. <i>24 different pies under 24 different skies. Oh me oh<br>no I</i> …

on how I got over him

And you wonder how it happened. How you jumped heart-first off a skyscraper and into this stranger’s bed. How you trusted his words, the little they …

hello, my name is

So I made a couple of these over the weekend. It's a sampler with seven of my favorite stories. For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to get …

on growing old

If you ask me how we got here, I honestly would not know what to say. Like the sunset, it just crept up on us unsuspectingly. One minute, he and I …

on grazed hearts

<i>"Anak, gising na,"</i> my mother beckoned from downstairs. I had been holed up in my room all weekend, trying not to let even the slightest ray of …

on time

<b>It's a Thursday in 2011.</b> I'm gonna be late for work but I don't really care. I'm finally going to meet you. You emerge from the fog and into my life. …

on the games we play

<i>"Come play with me,"</i> he beckoned from a park bench. He had careless hair and a crooked smile. He had one of those old-time chess boards in front of …

on how you should remember me

My father once taught me a secret. He said if you pressed an ear against a shell's hollow side, you could hear wave upon wave crashing upon the …

on remembering the firsts

<b>I</b> find myself thinking about the early days frequently. Mostly, the scenes come back to me in flashes – that tiny macchiato I ordered for you by …

on conversations at 2am

"O eto, maganda. Anong mas gugustuhin mo? Yung mahal ka niya or yung mahal mo siya?"<p>"Siyempre yung mahal ako. Vain ako, bakit ba?"<p>"Ako, mas bet ko …

on how it's not in our stars

My lover is a Gemini. On a whim, he came to me one day. He picked me up, dusted me off, and said that he loved me. Truly, wholly, and without tiring. …

on the future and the past

To my former lover's future lover,<p>You don't know me. At least I don't think you do. You may have seen my initials on a book you borrowed from him. …

missing halves

He says <i>“Ah, but that was a lifetime ago”</i> and I nod.<br>Sometimes, memories are so distant, they stop belonging to you. I remember loving him, I remember …

the farthest distance

What I learned from all my years of loving and failing is that you never truly own anybody.<br>I’ve heard him say he loved me, scream promises to never …

what it's like to die

People who’ve been shot and lived to tell their story claim it doesn’t really feel like anything. The bullet punctures your skin and an overwhelming …

the boy who cried rain

He said he loved the smell of rain. I said rain didn’t smell like anything. <i>It must’ve been the heat escaping from the ground. No</i>, he insisted. <i>When it</i> …

wish you would

These morning cigarettes lend so much clarity, it hurts. When only quiet fills the void, every little thing you hide comes out to play.<br>I know what we …

tokyo love

He shows me pictures on his phone – busy lights, views from the Shinkansen, a million strangers crossing Shibuya all trying to get somewhere.<i><br>It looks</i> …

on how I write you

The words come as it happens. There’s an absence in his eyes, a shiver in his voice that tells me he’s stopped loving me. “Where are you going?” he …

3 Clear Signs Your Man is Husband Material

IMAGE Stocksnap<p>What makes a man “husband material”? Does he have to be funny? Rich? Is he tall, dark and handsome? There are many traits that we can …