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Lechon Larry: Culture Clash

Last updated on: 11th April, 2018, 2:11 PM   Facebook Fodder Hot right now on Facebook and elsewhere in the Philippines are a couple of clips from an episode of 90-Day Fiance: Before The 90 Days, a “reality” show that brings together people who are pursuing partners from other countries that aired back in September […]

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Pascual Creamy Delight Yogurt: Food Finds

Last updated on: 6th April, 2018, 1:40 PM   Don’t Take Fake I normally don’t eat yogurt here in the Philippines. That’s because the yogurt available here is what I grew up calling “fake yogurt”. When I was a kid, the apex of yogurt was Dannon. Packaged in waxed paper containers, the low-fat milk yogurt […]

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How To Download Your FaceBook Archive

Last updated on: 24th March, 2018, 8:21 PM Expats need to keep careful records. We also need to keep our information easy to access and, when things go wrong, restore. Here I take a look at downloading your Facebook archive.  Facebook Data Woes Facebook has been in the bad news section lately due to a […]

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Safety And The Expat: Pay Attention

Last updated on: 11th March, 2018, 5:33 PM There is a lot of talk about whether the Philippines is a safe country for expats. The talk is usually centered around kidnappings or terrorist attacks. But there are more immediate concerns. Christmas Fire On December 23, with the sound of cash registers ringing and Christmas carols […]

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The Say What Haircut

Last updated on: 10th March, 2018, 3:10 PM For the deaf or hard of hearing expat, even a haircut can be harrowing.   Haircut? What? What? As many of you know, I’m what the experts call “profoundly” hard of hearing. My right ear doesn’t work anymore and my left ear is really bad. This presents problems […]

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