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Over 26000 views in seven months. Thanks, everyone!

It has been less than three months since I wrote about this blog getting its first 5000 views. I noted then that though other sites out there can probably get 5000 views in a matter of days, I am still very proud about it, comparing myself to a father who is relishing the sight of

Sunshine Plata: A Trailblazer in Coffee Painting

I did the interview with Filipina coffee painter Sunshine Plata two years ago. It is one of the most memorable interviews I did to date. In this feature article, Ms Sunshine talks about her discovery of coffee as a painting medium, her father’s initial disapproval of her craft, her decision to leave teaching to pursue

Recalling my 2009 interview with Filipina coffee painter Sunshine Plata

Almost two years ago, I got the chance to interview Sunshine Plata, a Filipina in her late 20s who’s known for using coffee as a painting medium. How known is she? She has been featured in various programs for network giants ABS-CBN (“Umagang Kay Ganda”) and GMA (“Pinoy Records” and “24 Oras”), and even Reuters