Daily Archives: March 24, 2012

PdP Blogger Hangout v3.0

PdP Blogger Hangouts are the best!!! This is one of my favorites when I was still with Punchdrunk Panda! And I was really touched when Nica and Jen asked me to come to their latest one *sheds a tear*. I super miss hanging out with the PdP team, the bloggers… and I can’t pass up for the yummy grub *insert wide grin here*




Thysz and I were a bit late, and they were already done introducing PdP’s latest skimmers. But we still got to see them, as worn by the bloggers already. Here’s a sneak peek —

The blogger hangout was held at Pipino, the vegan counterpart of Pino at Teacher’s Village. It’s just near work, so I really can’t say no to them :)

DSC_0078Garden Burger. I was told that this was made with banana heart and I was really amazed because it really taste so good. It’s a bit dry, but it’s still fine.

DSC_0079Lots of sidings!!! I love the potato wedges — forever a potato fan!

DSC_0084The Green Tea and Choco Peanut Butter cupcakes are totally to die for… And mind you they are vegan and aren’t made with eggs and milk. My taste buds are confused!




DSC_0083Jen, explaining herself hehe

DSC_0085Creative menu by none other than Alessandra Lanot



DSC_0088Nica showing off the postcards that come with the skimmers







DSC_0096Pretty girls: Ral, Charlene, Gela, and Helga.



DSC_0099I miss the PdP team…

DSC_0101Nica, I’ll make this my profile picture aah, haha!

DSC_0102The very talented Alessa


DSC_0106Robbie, Moi, Nica, Jen, Lois, Selena, Alessa, Raleene, Charlene, Gela, Pauline, Helga, and Thysz

DSC_0108Oh they’re a happy bunch 


DSC_0113And post-lunch hangout at Moonleaf!!!

Thanks to PdP for the very fun day!

Been there, done that. Happier this way.

Straight acting isn’t being masculine, it’s being homophobic. You are scared of being associated with homosexuals because of the adversity we face but you’re more than happy to take all the liberties our struggles against this adversity have brought you. I came out of the closet at age 14 as a gay-acting gay and I will always be gay-acting because I am gay. Every action I do is gay because I am gay. www.samesame.com.au

I am one to admit that I tried acting straight just so as I can hide I am gay. Alexander Leighton is right, we all have been there one time or another. While I still do in some occasions, I am now proud of who I am and what I want. I will admit also that many a time, it crossed my mind if it would be easier for me to act straight, you know – easier to gain guy friends, to attract a lover… and the many other things straight-acting gays enjoy. But then again, am I free? Or does it restrict me to enjoy my real self? One of the things that dawned on me the moment I accepted myself and came out to some friends (yes, I am a work in progress) is that the liberty of expressing myself is the happiest moment of my life and that it doesn’t mean I’m a lesser/weaker gay guy if I’m not masculine. It just means I’m happier this way.

And if you’re acting straight purely because you think that it makes you better than all of us faggots, poofs and queers then I think that maybe you should finally step out of the closet and into our world because You can’t act straight and be gay. It’s an oxymoron, moron.

For the record, if you’re a real masculine gay guy, I have nothing against you, it’s your choice. But acting straight, or masculine for that matter, for the sake of fitting in/being superior to other gays, is just HOMOPHOBIA, as Lexhibitionist wrote. Hating yourself is not gonna work out for you (trust me.)

Besides, what’s the point of hiding behind the silhouette of heterosexuality if you already accepted yourself? Embrace who you are, and thou shall be happy and gay!