April 24, 2012

PhilPost old printing section

"Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste"
-Logan Pearsall Smith
The old printing room of the Philippine Post Office

I was surprised myself on how my perceptions with things changed. As a child I used to love anything fancy and fairy tale like, but now I am more appreciative of the old, vintage and antiques. I am fascinated with the story and history of old barren places like this old printing section of the Philippines Post Office. Yes, it's dilapidated but somehow it's magical. Happiness over simple matters.


  1. Ay may ganyan din ako.. hehe. Ako naman I love the combination of fancy or new and old or antique.. hehe..

  2. yes maybe we have already come to the realization that vintage is the new "NEW" :)

  3. I feel the same way Sey. I have always loved old, historic items/places. They have a story to tell, a legacy they carry, elegance second to none and something we can be proud of.

    You have taken a very clear shot of this building. This old printing section must be carrying so many memories.

    Thank you very much for leaving such a hearty comment on my blog.
    Much appreciated! ✿

  4. Krizzy_kalokangPinayApril 24, 2012 at 2:56 PM

    IHistory & character must be part of the charms of anything old. Hay kaya siguro alam kong magugustuhan mo dito =)

  5. Thanks sis ah, kung hindi dahil sayo hindi ko siguro malalaman ang tour na yun. Im glad you let me know. I miss you.

  6. Yes, they had seen better days and I am eager to know the story behind. Thank you very much as well.

  7. Wow love that phrase..."Vintage is the new NEW"

  8. post mo na twin sis. hehehe

  9. selfexpressioneventsApril 26, 2012 at 12:11 AM

    I also have a love for old things. Another fabulous quote, Sey.


  10. Thanks Tina, i'm glad to know I am not the only one fascinated with old things.


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