10 Things You Need to Know About Ida

1. She is addicted to coffee, hence the name of her blog –
2. She devours pop culture. If she joined a pop culture quiz show, she’d probably win
3. She wants to be a professional gig watcher someday
4. She is naturally an extrovert who tries to be introverted every once in a while
5. She graduated with a degree in Film, but has no idea how to use lights and is a terrible photographer
6. She cannot work, study, dress up, take a bath or breathe without music. Good thing she has almost 100 gigs worth of music
7. Her dream is to go around Manila and correct the grammar of billboards, signage’s, announcements, etc. And she’ll do it for free
8. She plans to marry Bono if ever he’ll divorce his wife. And she doesn’t believe he is the Anti-Christ
9. She works until 5AM, but cannot wake up at 7AM to save her life
10. She finds it really awkward to refer to herself in the 3rd person



4 responses to “10 Things You Need to Know About Ida

  1. Anne

    July 21, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    Uhmm, grammar police, It’s “She works” on item number 9. Quick! Correct it before someone else reads it!

  2. dominic

    January 18, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    i like the title of your blog “not all who wander are lost.” i also haven’t read any of those books you mentioned, but i like to read. it’s just that work and my parnter are taking my time which i could spent on reading books. =)

  3. Moongazer

    March 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Like your blog a lot. I watch a lot of Korean TV and thought I was the only one would just love to make corrections to some of the ads that are supposed to be in English.

  4. Edwin San Mateo

    September 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    Hello Ms. Torres, my name is Edwin San Mateo. I am one the members of the duo Hearts and Bros. We are Indie Artists. We know that you’re one of the famous bloggers in the Philippines, that’s why we’re hear to request if you can blog about Hearts and Bros and our newly released single, ” Iwanan Mo Na Siya”. I hope you’ll consider our request Ms. Torres:). If you need to get in touch with me, you can email me at or our facebook page: Hearts and Bros. Thank you very much for your time Ms. Torres and we’re looking forward to hear from you soon.


    Edwin and Nonong San Mateo of
    Hearts and Bros


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