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My Top 10 “feel good” movies

I have always been a fan of feel-good movies with happy ending and have written this originally in my FB notes, so the movies I watched and liked recently are not included here yet. The Prince & Me It’s a Julia Stiles movie, a modern fairy tale story. A pre-med girl who meets a European…

Filipino words that are similar to Spanish words

These are filipino words that although spelled differently and pronounced almost similarly, have same meaning as spanish words. To understand it better, I used these words in filipino, english and spanish sentences. I won’t be able to translate these sentences in spanish without Google translate’s help. Filipino Spanish English Sample Sentences Kusina Cocina Kitchen F:…

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Pinakbet Garden

Pinakbet is a famous dish in the Philippines and I miss it. I only cook pinakbet during summer here in New Zealand if I want to use fresh vegetables. Since it is almost spring, last Saturday(25-August-2018), I planted vegetables like ampalaya(bitter gourd), okra, eggplant, sitaw(yard-long beans), tomatoes, hungarian yellow wax chilli for sinigang -the closest…

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How to record your desktop screen

Did you know that you can use powerpoint to do screen-recording and save it as a video file? Yes you can!  I am very glad you are here cause only few people know how this screen recording with powerpoint. Now you don’t need to worry which app to download. In this post, I will show…

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My Pathway to New Zealand

I was working in Malaysia when we visited the Philippines way back in 2009. I wanted to meet with my friend to catch up but didn’t get to see her. She was busy preparing for their move to New Zealand. At that time, I was just curious but not to the point that I’ve read…

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Simple Test Automation using Specflow

It’s a rainy Sunday afternoon and while the boys are playing online games, I thought of writing a simple automated test using Specflow on User Login. I recorded it too and it’s in youtube, so if you want what you see, please continue reading this and check how it is done. Here is the video…

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Lotto winnings : What will you do with it?

As I was walking to the office today, since it’s Wednesday, it’s lotto day.  I always wonder what I will feel when I win the lotto / lottery. How much will I be giving my parents,  siblings and aunt? Maybe PHP10 million each or more and I will try and convince them to live here…

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Karaoke Top 10 Songs List

One brand of being a Filipino is singing karaoke. Anywhere in the world, where there is a karaoke, there’s a Filipino in there.  When there’s a party at home, we turn the karaoke on and let the guests sing. One of my friends said that you need to have a song piece or two that…

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Auckland Library ebooks

Did you know that you can borrow ebooks from Auckland Council Library? I thought of sharing this because when my pinoy colleague and I was discussing about how to start something that will make us rich(note : not richer)  he said he has this book called $100 startup and if I’m interested to read it. I…

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How I like my chicken adobo

I cooked chicken adobo for dinner. Not only is easy to cook, this recipe tastes good as well. There are a lot of adobo recipes out there, but for me this is the best one. This recipe is from Kusina ni Manang. I’ve made some tweaks but still, it’s good. I usually use one whole…

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