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What’s your angle?

Last updated on: 7th May, 2014, 5:47 PMWhat’s your angle? It seems everyone has one. Especially if you’re talking about looking for the advice of an expatriot about living in the Philippines. Things can quickly escalate until you feel like you’re looking at the the building in the photo at left and you’re “all angled […]

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Ugly Americans

Last updated on: 27th April, 2014, 9:15 PMI knew that it was bad out there but I was unprepared for the level of ignorance and hate aimed at President Obama even before he set foot in the Philippines. Hmm? No, not from Filipinos, who certainly have more than a few legitimate gripes with the U.S.A., but from […]

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Moving to the Philippines, Part 2

Last updated on: 17th April, 2014, 7:11 PMHere we are in Part 2 of “Moving to the Philippines”, my way of explaining why someone (namely, me) would want to be moving to the Philippines. If you’re so inclined, Part 1 is here. So far, we’ve covered the economics behind moving to the Philippines and the […]

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Moving to the Philippines, Part 1

Last updated on: 14th April, 2014, 5:28 PMWe’re  moving to the Philippines. My wife Menchu and I have  put a tentative date on the calendar, subject to certain other things happening in good time. But like they say on the Internet: stuff just got serious. Of course, there will be questions. You can’t tell people […]

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After Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

Last updated on: 17th November, 2013, 4:37 PMI spent the week away from this blog, on Facebook reposting news updates about Yolanda and information on relief efforts on my Wall. I hope that I kept the tragedy unfolding in the Visayas in the front of the minds of my Facebook Friends and maybe inspired some […]

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