Warning: random musings ahead.
It’s been a while since I attended a party. The last “social” event I went to was a meetup for a freelance group I belong to. I’ve been so used to staying at home, or going out to work cafes, that I seem to have lost my social graces. It’s no wonder to me then that I felt like a fish out of water when I arrived at the Canva Launch Party in A-Space.
It didn’t help that a foreign guy named Clement chatted me up seconds after I entered the room. (Come on, man! Give me a time to breath! I walked all the way from Ayala MRT station to Legaspi Street!) He asked, “What are you doing here?”. I didn’t know how to answer his question because I was just asking myself the same thing. I did manage a socially acceptable reply and that’s when I found out he worked in one of the offices in the building… and that he’s there for the free food… FREE FOOD… not a bad reason at all 🙂 [Read more…]