I’m a fast-talking, ambiverted, twenty-something, born-again Christian of mixed Chinese, Filipino, and Spanish descent who feels compelled to publish online, often in real time, the minutiae of a life spent in perpetual motion. I’ve been blogging since I was twelve years old (no joke), thanks to an article in a men’s lifestyle magazine (I was bored, it was lying in the lobby of my mum’s office, and did I mention I’ll read practically anything? I’ll read practically anything.) on blogger Emma Story.
I hail from Metro Manila, Philippines, and if you don’t know where that is…don’t worry, a lot of people don’t.
What I love to do.
I’m passionate about telling stories, whether it’s through theater (I’ve acted and directed), writing (I’ve written a children’s book called Nadia and The Blue Stars, which you can read online for free here.), music (I’m the lead singer for Stories Told, a Marikina-based pop-rock outfit, and I’m the primary organizer of Hideaway, a regular spoken word/indie music open mic night.), or a kick-butt marketing strategy. I’m also fascinated by web video, and hope to someday write web-series such as The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved, which, if you haven’t seen, I encourage you check out, IMMEDIATELY.
A few more random facts.
I play a cherry-red Takamine EG440C-STRQ named Elinor, and a Kala tenor ukulele named Teddy (originally Henry, but my cousin wanted to add “Theodore” and the nickname kind of stuck). My brain is a Wikipedia-like depository of weird and/or interesting but useless facts. When I was in kindergarten, I was misdiagnosed as having ADHD. I like #hashtagging things. Occasionally, I dress up as a panda.
The jury’s still out as to whether or not I’m actually a sitcom character.
Where to find me.
While I’m usually homestuck in Metro Manila, occasionally I do travel (either physically or in my head), hence the title of this blog. There are a few places though where you can keep track of my (mis)adventures.
On Tumblr: http://uneasy-speech.tumblr.com / http://uneasy-verses.tumblr.com
On Twitter: @actual_frankie
On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/maylily2006
On Instagram: http://instagram.com/actuallyfrankie or my calligraphy account http://instagram.com/theclumsycalligrapher
Well that’s it for my intro. Intrigued? I suggest you read on. 😉