Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Philippine Flora in Ikebana

The Philippine fauna offers about 3000 plant species from giant trees to mosses and lichens. This is due to its rich volcanic rich soil, bright sunshine, and sufficient rain all through the year. I especially like the variety of architectural foliage that gives strong impact to the flower arrangements. Hence whenever I have the chance to visit my home country, I always try to create an Ikebana or two using.. Read More

Coconut: Missing Philippine Summer

Coconuts, white sand beach, fresh fruits… hmmmmm… As the temperature rises here in Tokyo, it makes me feel like I am in the Philippines – very sunny and hot minus the nice beach and delicious tropical fruits! During this time of the year, most of my friends are trying to beat the summer heat by either climbing the mountains or enjoying the water. Although we live just a few meters.. Read More