Announcing our three winners for the Crumpler Hai-cool Contest!

Hey all! Thanks for waiting. I finally have a list of winners for the three bag prizes from Crumpler. Winners were chosen based on how much the haiku made sense, how well they flowed when recited (not necessarily rhyming) and of course, creativity. These are the top three entries that won. To the winners, congratulations! … Continue reading Announcing our three winners for the Crumpler Hai-cool Contest!

So I hosted two events for Samsung in Manila and Cebu. T’was loads of fun.

Photo: Taking Marlon Rivera “off the hook” in post-event cocktails I do my best to try something new every year, even if it’s just a one-off or a thing that eventually turns into a hobby. Well, I’d say this year I found myself in another comfortable position wearing the hat of an events host. The … Continue reading So I hosted two events for Samsung in Manila and Cebu. T’was loads of fun.

The World is Just Awesome (Boom De Yada) done WWF Philippines style

Thanks to Joanne Ignacio of WWF Philippines for sending me the raw file on Facebook. Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas is one of the areas heavily tended by WWF Philippines for conservation projects. I had joined the WWF team before for a giant clam seeding SCUBA run in December 2009 and a crown of thorns … Continue reading The World is Just Awesome (Boom De Yada) done WWF Philippines style

Philippines: Bongga Ka Dive! My idea on how to boost tourism

EDIT: Because I believe in localization, the vernacular tagline is now PHILIPPINES: BONGGA KA DIVE! As a diver, I am biased. Beyond the traditional way of viewing the Philippines as the “land of the smiles” and having some of the “best hospitality in the world” and “great beaches” one of the recreational activities that isn’t … Continue reading Philippines: Bongga Ka Dive! My idea on how to boost tourism

And now, a special message from the author of this blog

Dear readers, I’ve served as the resident blogger and proprietor of A Bugged Life for the past 5 years. Even longer if you count my original domain at http://20six.co.uk/abuggedlife (sadly I don’t have the password anymore). I thought long and hard to see how I could celebrate this milestone and decided that there are really … Continue reading And now, a special message from the author of this blog