177 – On Recapping 2017

To put it bluntly, 2017 was screwed over to begin with. A broken-down laptop in January cost me a lot of posts and derailed any plans I had for the blog. To add insult to injury, my smartphone's screen also got broken. (I have yet to bring both these electronics for repair. If they can't … Continue reading 177 – On Recapping 2017

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173 – On Catching Up For October And November

Now that November is here, we ought to kick away the dust accumulating at this joint. I'm getting my writing groove back after the three-of-a-kind update last August and some insights during September.  The months of October and November mark the tradition of remembering relatives who have passed away. Dia de los Muertos (Day of … Continue reading 173 – On Catching Up For October And November

172 – On Mad Men And The Madder Scramble (Reflections On Four Years, Part 2)

Here's the second part of my reflections about blogging. Read on! I remember complaining about the lack of engagement in this blog around this same time last year. However, everything became clear to me now: there are a few solid reasons why marketing companies, public relations outfits, and advertising agencies stay away from this blog. … Continue reading 172 – On Mad Men And The Madder Scramble (Reflections On Four Years, Part 2)

171 – On Bots And Thots On The Gram (Reflections On Four Years, Part 1)

And just like that, time flies fast. I haven't noticed it at all – it has been four years since I started The Monching's Guide. I've encountered a few problems this year such as the loss of a smartphone and laptop, but it was offset with new opportunities like traveling overseas. A lot of things … Continue reading 171 – On Bots And Thots On The Gram (Reflections On Four Years, Part 1)