Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Raising The Gardener's Banner Loftily on Cyberspace

I have always acknowledged Kola as a walking Encyclopedia of Telenovelas. This enigmatic gardener turned up again on my blog this morning and humbled me with his commentary. I am proud to be classified by him as one of those that pushes the positive frontiers of cyberspace with the glorious flag of Nigeria (and indeed, Africa), for a redemptive image for our dear motherland.

5 Dec 06, 04:31
Kola: Philo, your work is great. Your snippets are accurate, and even more detailed than the original summaries written in Spanish by the producers themselves. It gives a detailed picture of the entire

5 Dec 06, 04:31
Kola: It gives a detailed picture of the entire story even without watching it.

5 Dec 06, 04:42
Kola: Philo, Give me your mailing address, so I can send you a copy of one of the episodes of the gardener’s daughter on DVD

5 Dec 06, 04:43
Kola: It is a digital mirror of gardener’s daughter directly from the satellite. It is a way of saying thank you for putting Nigeria on the map of the world in a positive way.

5 Dec 06, 04:44
Kola: to make positive contributions. You know that when it comes to the internet, the average foreigner runs away when he hears the name Nigeria, but in this case your site is helping to change everything

Kola: Merry Xmas and a Prosperous New Year in Advance

My Reply:
Kola, I am exceedingly grateful to you for being an exceptional asset to our 'Garden' here. Thanks for also carrying the lofty banner of Nigeria on the cyberspace. My prayers are Nigeria 's name, would very soon be wiped off the blacklist of internet scammers, by the multiplied efforts of good people like you and many other 'gardeners' and righteous surfers.

On the SNIPPETS, what I did was to release my fertile imagination to join the scattered pieces and bad English interpretations into a smooth, comprehensible and intelligible flow. I had assumed that I should be 65% accurate. But I was humbled when you said in your comment that the snippets were more detailed and accurate. It's a great honor for any writer when his or her work is been commended. I appreciate your compliments. I would send you a mail later in the day on your request, thanks for the Xmas gift. Coming just as we mark our first 100 days of the Gardener's Daughter Blog is strategic and commendable, Thanks again.

I have two novelatainments in the pipeline with my publishers, but with the clamour by many Gardeners on this blog, I may have to reconsider talking with my publishers to convert one of them into episodic posts of either summaries or snippets.

Finally, let me thank you for also giving us, (as it is usual with you), Marissa's website (Actress, Kenya Gascon), today. It's a good resource for many gardeners.

Keep the noble and humble 'gardener's flag' flying...

Happy Yuletide!

Philomena Ojikutu

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Surprise, surprise, Lic Ordonez declared to Lupe that he loved her, as he was consoling her after her bitter quarrel with her son, Caesar. She had told Caesar he should forget about knowing Reuben, his father because the scoundrel had abandoned her immediately after he learnt that she was pregnant for him. Caesar had bitterly demanded to know his father regardless of her bitter feelings of vengeance for the man. Ordonez had to intervene by making Lupe to realize that Caesar has a right to know his father. He also assured her that she would never be lonely again, as he would always be there standing in love by her.

Carlos began to use his head to calculate. He wanted to make a profound statement with his mom's love for Pedro. So, he requested his mom top take him to Pedro and let the man use his mouth to tell him that he loves his mom to him.

Don Fernando, after full recovery was discharged from the hospital to go home. When Carlos and Marissa arrived Pedro's house, he (Pedro) apologized for his differences with Carlos over the years and confessed that He truly loved Marissa in the presence of L.F. The two held each other and went out to celebrate their love at a nearby restaurant, leaving Carlos and L.F alone in the house. L.F confessed her worry to Carlos that L.A may be planning a jealous revenge against Pedro, that was why she was skeptical if the relationship could work because of the murderous and jealous vengeance of L.A.

L.A called Consuelo to meet him urgently at an hotel downtown. When Consuelo arrived, he begged her to help him by convincing L.F to come and meet with him at the hotel for reconciliation. Consuelo agreed to run the errand on one condition, that is, L.A would never mention about inheritance to L.F, when she comes for the reconciliation. He agreed. Consuelo then put in a call through to L.F. When L.F picked it, and listened to the story of Consuelo, she was not too enthusiastic with these two cunning partners, so she turned down their invitation.

While Marissa and Pedro were enjoying their drinks at the bar, Suzanna appeared with hot jealousy written all over her face.

Alone with each other, Carlos opted to prepare dinner for L.F and Pedrito, he went to the kitchen and they had a nice memorable encounter, mixed with their undying love for each other. They sang love songs again for each other.

On the other hand Jenny and Alfredo were going through emotional turmoil. Alfredo was so depressed that L.F's purpose for marrying him had further been demoted from that of gratitude to that of pity. He knew that such a marriage would be miserable. His friend, Daniel tried to console him.

Jenny waited in vain in the new apartment for Carlos return. Sh had prepared a romantic trap for him to get her on bed and sleep with her that night. Desperately, she phoned Marissa to ask after Carlos' whereabouts. Marissa innocently told her that she and Pedro left Carlos and L.F together at Pedro's house, as at the last time she saw him. Jenny was wild with rage and jealousy, that these two lovers were back in each others arms.

Snippets 113

Alfredo's recovery was quick, but was informed that he would spend a long time in a wheelchair before using his legs. He expressed his deep gratitude to Xochil for standing by him throughout his ordeal. Later, Alfredo was told that Xochil fought a verbal warfare with L.F showing that she truly loved him and was jealous of L.F. He was surprised because he never saw Xochil as anything to him other than his housemaid.

Marissa realized that Medicine was a great passion for Carlos and that she was unnecessarily forcing him to become a banker by her will. She took decision that she would assume the Presidency of the bank once again, now that she is near full recovery. Jenny warned L.A to quickly do something that would make Marissa come back to him, because Marissa had confess to her that she was deeply in love with the common gardener, Pedro.

Jenny also announced to Carlos that his mother was in love with Pedro and is planning to marry him. Carlos was shocked by the news. He went to ask Marissa and she told him that it was true. He was happy for her, at least anybody apart from that gigolo, L.A is better. He embraced her and wished her a sweet relationship with Pedro. Marissa also told him to henceforth face his passion which was medical practice, and not banking. She told him she would resume the presidency, now that she has recovered from her illness.

Meanwhile, Carlos decided to pay for the new apartment which Jenny brought to him, and began to to move into it, to live with Jenny.

Consuelo told Rigo to excuse her as she wanted to confess privately to Don. After Rigo left, she confessed only about how she bought Pedro's mortgage to punish Luicito and how she later pardoned Luicito and resold the mortgage back to Pedro. She never mentioned anything about fabricated Will, Amelia or Don's granddaughter, Luisa Fernanda. When Rigo returned and asked her if she had confessed all her evil deeds, she said yes, but was evasive about the content of her deceptive and misleading confession.

L.F entered the ward to see Don, she was so happy that Don has recovered. Don told her what Rigo told him that brought him back to life. He said he could not afford to go to the grave knowing she was committing the greatest mistake of her life, by not marrying Carlos but Alfredo. He advised her to cut off all relationship with Alfredo. He made her realize that marriage is more than pity or gratitude. None of those could compare with true love.

L.A went to the house of Pedro to threaten him. Pedro was so mad with him that a fist fight broke out between them, Pedro rained blows upon L.A. It took vigorous efforts of lawyer Daniel, Alfredo's friend, to separate the two combatants.

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It was an epic confrontation between a jealous Xochil and L.F, when L.F arrived in the company of her bosom friend, Vanessa at the hospital. Xochil blamed her for bringing bad luck to Alfredo. L.F could not but notice the jealous disposition of Xochil. She lambasted Xochil for blaming her for the accident, saying it would very odd for her to wish her Groom, (the one whom she planned to spend the rest of her life with), evil on the day of their wedding.

Carlos took her to see Alfredo in his unconscious state. L.F wept profusely by his bed swearing that she would marry him, no matter what the outcome of his accident may be. Carlos swallowed his own agony, as he watched L.F swearing to go into perpetual bondage of moral indebtedness to a man she doesn't love.

Consuelo warned Heriberto that she would send Vanessa packing from the house because of her frequent fraternization with L.F. Heriberto challenged her that she dared not because that was his only child and would not allow her to be thrown out. Rigo came back home to announce to the shame of Consuelo that Don has recovered from coma and he is improving in health. She also threaten Consuelo to follow her to the hospital to come and confess her evil deeds to the old man or she (Rigo), would say the whole truth to Don at her next visit.

L.A went to Marissa's house to make a last minute appeal to her not to divorce him. Rosario could not tolerate this evil man in the house, she told him that Marissa has gone to a wedding and he could not be allowed to stay within the premises of the mansion. So, L.A went to wait at the gate, outside. When Marissa came she accused him of behaving irresponsibly by fighting and kicking Pedro out of jealousy. Marissa told him to forget about restoration as she loves Pedro dearly now. Rosario later pleaded with Marissa to reconsider the undying love between Carlos and Luisa Fernanda, by withdrawing her opposition to their love and happiness.

Jenny told Carol about the Alfredo's accident, and the possibility of being a cripple in the leg for a long time. Joaquina too told Pedro as soon as he returned that L.A came to see L.F and was on the verge of confessing to her that he was her father when she (Joaquina) interrupted and prevented it from happening. She warned Pedro to be the first to tell L.F so that she would not hear it fro L.A or anyone else who may take the credit for the revelation and L.F turning around to hate him.

Victor, a sympathiser, came to incite Xochil to fight for her love for Alfredo by standing by him throughout these trying times. Pancho alerted Pedro that Suzanna saw him Kissing Marissa and was heart broken for the betrayal.

Rigo arrived with Consuelo to visit Don and confess all her evil deeds. In the same hospital Alfredo woke up for the first time after the surgery, and demanded to speak with Dr. Carlos Eduardo.