Monthly Archive: May, 2009

Ms. Universe Photogenic 2005 Gionna Cabrera is NOW a BAG LADY!

I deliberately came 15 minutes early to my meeting with Gionna Cabrera just to see her walk in. There’s nothing like watching a beauty queen enter a room. And when she arrived at… Continue reading

BQ FOOD REVIEW: The Aztec Hot Chocolate at Cafe Xocolat

There comes a time in the life of a beauty queen when all diets are surrendered for the one thing that satisfies the soul – chocolate!  I have had this kind of surrendering… Continue reading

Joji Felix Velarde, October 4, 1935 – May 22, 2009

UPDATE – Tuesday, May 26, 2009 – Tita Joji Felix Velarde will be cremated today. Please keep her family and close friends in your prayers. When we entered the room where Tita Joji… Continue reading

Joji Felix Velarde, the Grand Dame of Beauty Passes On at 73

Photo courtesy of Julles Roberto I received the shocking news as we were parking at Eastwood Libis.  Lorraine Schuck, founder of the Ms. Earth franchise texted me this – “Tita Joji Felix Velarde… Continue reading

Gay Blogger Makes Carrie Prejean the MOST FAMOUS First Runner-Up in the World

UPDATE, JULY 23, 2009 – Carrie’s hasn’t even finished writing her book and it’s already generating controversy. I wonder if it’s going to be a hit.  Read on… And on.. UPDATE, JULY 19,… Continue reading

Meeting Miriam Quiambao, First Runner-Up Ms. Universe 1999

The Blogging Beauty Queen (c’est moi) spent the day re-affirming beauty at the first I AM BEAUTIFUL Lifeshop at the Teltech Building on Boni Ave.  The Lifeshop turned out to be cooler than… Continue reading


KATTERA, who is one of my FAVORITE blogging Missosologists (did I spell that right?) featured me on his amazing beauty queen and beauty pageant blog! I’m proud to say that I’m the first… Continue reading

RTA 4.0 is HERE!!! And this Beauty Queen will be Teaching!!!

I’m very excited to tell you that I’ll be teaching a voice warm-up class and some super basic creative writing at UCB-IFA’s Fourth RTA Conference at the Union Church in Makati. Click here… Continue reading

Miss Philippines Earth Finalists in SWIMSUITS !!!

PLEASE READ THIS ARTICLE ON MS EARTH, IT IS FUNNNNY!!! Interestingly enough, Ms. Philippines Earth chose one piece outfits this year. Personally, I’m of the one-piece school of thought although I enjoy bikinis… Continue reading

Announcement and Coronation of Miss Philippines Earth 2009 and her Court