10/11/2011 liza

I always dream of visiting Japan. Since I was 6, I knew Japan, based on my dad’s stories (because he used to work in NNN – Nippon News Network based in Japan as an assistant camera man) from his bosses as a beautiful, cold and well developed country. He is no longer connected to the company (not sure if the company still exists today) but he has a lot of Japanese guests visiting the Philippines each time. He is now running a small rent-a-car business and never got the chance to go to Japan, even once for his more than…

04/12/2010 liza 1Comment

“Designing Women” star Dixie Carter, whose Southern charm and natural beauty won her a host of television roles, has died at age 70. Carter died Saturday morning, according to publicist Steve Rohr, who represents Carter and her husband, actor Hal Holbrook. He declined to disclose the cause of death or where she died. Carter lived with Holbrook in the Los Angeles area. “This has been a terrible blow to our family,” Holbrook said in a written statement. “We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy.” A native of Tennessee, Carter was most famous for playing wisecracking…

04/08/2010 liza 3Comment

34-year-old West Australian Chanelle Carter was killed, along with two others, in a cycling accident yesterday in Spain. The Spanish news website El Mundo is reporting that a group of 60 cyclists was polughed into by a van near Tarragona, south of Barcelona. Ms Carter was in the group and El Mundo reports she was taken to hospital where she died from her injuries. Alcoa confirmed that the 34-year-old was employed by the company. The crash comes five years after 29-year-old South Australian Amy Gillett was killed and two of her Australian teammates critically injured when a driver ploughed into…