Filipino-French Community Newsletter Web Site

Just a short blog here to let you know that I was appointed Editor in chief for the newsletter of the Filipino-French community (AFPMP – Amitiés Franco-Philippine en Midi-Pyrénées) here in Toulouse.

visit the newsletter web site: https://afpmpnewsletter.wordpress.com/

This was a special request of the association’s president since the previous Editor in chief has resigned.

The old newsletter had always been sent via email on PDF, or published in the old defunct web site of the association.

For this year’s first issue, we have decided to create a web site for it.

The articles are mostly about the social gatherings of the association (personal and virtual), profiles of the members, and the charities in the Philippines that we support.

Here is one of my favorite articles that I have written myself, regarding the profiles of the members of our Watercolor Painting Meet-up:

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Two weeks of lockdown

Disclaimer: This post is not guaranteed to make any sense. Just like what’s happening in the world nowadays.

It’s been two weeks since the lockdown on the entire country has been announced. The European Union has closed its borders to all other countries, and individual countries have closed their borders on countries with CovId-19 cases.

Attempting to be zen today — listening to an audiobook by Neil deGrasse Tyson and putting on this relaxing steam eye mask I bought from Watson’s in HongKong last December.
I miss traveling!

Honestly, I thought at first that I would be living my introverted self’s dream because of this lockdown. For me it meant more work from home, no more kissing the people in the office every day for greeting, and social distancing of at least one meter from the next person all the time! Wow! My wildest dream ever, coming into reality.

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Pintahan, Huntahan, Atbp.

One of my art works that I managed to sell!

It’s been a year since my friends and I have created this small group that meets once a month to paint in watercolor. Our group meet just mostly consists of following some tutorials on youtube or a book, and then of course, as with all Filipino gatherings, sharing some food over merienda / gouter / snack.

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