Sunday In The Park With Vic

Never underestimate your city’s ability to surprise you with charming little enclaves that are oases amidst the hustle and bustle. Never underestimate nature’s ability to refresh you, to replenish you, to renew you in just a few short hours.   © 2014 Victor John Platon All Rights Reserved. Follow Victor John on his social media […]

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A Thousand Splendid Sunsets

In Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved novella, The Little Prince, the title character meditated on how one loves the sunset when one is so sad.  In The Little Prince’s tiny planet, when he wishes to see the sunset, all he has to do is move his chair.  With this tiny movement, he can instantly see the sun […]

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Climb Every Mountain

Over the long weekend, I embarked on an exercise that was sure to open a wellspring of emotions for me: I re-read and re-watched Brokeback Mountain.  In broad strokes, we all seem to know what the story is about.  It centers on Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch hands who had the pleasure of […]

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Thrill, Yo

Almost on a yearly monthly weekly basis, the Philippine entertainment industry comes out with a barrage of men who are deemed ‘star material’.  These men were discovered through toothpaste commercials (hello, Robin Daroza), through reality TV or some singing competition (Sam Milby, Gerald Anderson, to the front) or through the simple fact that they are […]

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