Second fiddle PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 October 2015 13:03


BY Christine Y. Guinacaran

I don’t mind playing second fiddle, and I hope my kids will grow up not to mind, either.

Being the second choice is not  humiliating or insulting for me. What I find more important is that I am given an opportunity.

One Friday, a long time ago, I was given an eleventh-hour invitation to speak on “News Writing” and “Copy-Reading” for Saturday, which was the following day.

My co-teachers gave the exhausted and out-of-breath “inviter” a piece of their minds, telling him that you do not just invite speakers the day before