The Blogger

Just in case you want to find out a little something about me, here are nine random things.

01. I’m Angus, hello. I gave up anonymity long ago. I am not named after a steak or a Celtic god. I was named after AC/DC’s Angus Young.

02. I’m active on Facebook, Goodreads, Instagram,, and Letterboxd. If you are so inclined, search for me and add me. I may or may not accept your request.

03. I blog about books because I realized that I am not a celebrity and that blogging about myself would not do me good. Besides, I love books so much that I have to have a book blog.

04. I am currently a technical writer. I dream of becoming a creative writer. A novelist. A short story writer. A culture critic. All of the above.

05. I currently live in Mandaluyong City. I was raised in Angeles City.

06. Aside from books and blogging, I like dramatic movies. I like alternative, ambient, baroque, electronic, and folk music. I just started listening to podcasts. I don’t watch a lot of TV because I don’t have a TV.

07. I auditioned as a castaway for the first season of Survivor: Philippines. I didn’t make it.

08. I have a cameo appearance in the indie film Serbis, directed by Brillante Mendoza. I volunteered as a production assistant. The end credits billed me as a gay patron.

09. I am gay, yes.


    1. He’s a nice person. He doesn’t talk much. Or he doesn’t talk to me that much. I didn’t get a chance to work with him at Angelite. I left when he came.

      I really thought Pamiyabe died at Pamiyabe 10. We were invited for a reunion of sorts, but the fellows that I wanted to see couldn’t make it.


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    …( =';’=) ~Have a Delightful Day
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  2. I also want to be part of Survivor. Haha, but I gave up my dream of being part of the show because I can’t swim. :D

    Nice blog, Sir. I am a fan. I am doing my rounds (parang doctor lang) so I can get more book titles. :D


    1. Hello, Lourd. I almost jumped from my seat upon reading your name. I fancy that you’re Lourd De Veyra, hahaha! Thanks for dropping by.

      Oo nga pala, I also can’t swim. :D


  3. Funny, I do have a late professor who also made it in Serbis as a gay patron. When I learned about it I immediately re-watched Serbis and found his three seconds of fame in the scene at the moviehouse.


  4. Angus. Ownshelf is a new service for eBook readers to share their ebooks with friends across devices. We just launched our beta and opened up to public use and feedback. I would like to invite you to try it out. Blog about it if you like. And certainly send me any feedback.



  5. Wow Angus, those are interesting facts about you. I’m also not a celebrity so I chose to blog about books. ;-)

    You have been an inspiring blogger for me, and so I’m nominating you for THE VERY INSPIRING BLOGGER AWARD. Please feel free to check my post if you’d like to receive it:

    I hope you don’t mind as it is a sign of my appreciation. Thank you! :)


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