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On raising a child and growing up at the same time

By Melay Lapeña   People will say a lot about a teenage mother. They’ll say she’s easy, stupid, unfit, and a waste. “Sayang ka,” people will say. What a waste. How so, you might wonder – it’s not like getting…

On Bulimia

By Kristine Reynaldo   What I remember most from the day I turned 21 is a toilet bowl. Matte pink porcelain, pretty and pristine, just scrubbed. Hunched over it, I gazed at the silhouette my head made against the fluorescent,…

10 Easy-Peasy Edible Plants to Grow in Your Apartment

By Angel Rodriguez In 2016, I moved into a piece of land from my family. My partner and I are slowly converting it from a sugarcane field to an organic/biodynamic food forest. I’d consider myself an amateur and self-taught gardener/farmer, as…