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Disability Diligence: Expat Life

Last updated on: 27th July, 2018, 4:09 PM   I thought I had all of the bases covered when it came to living in the Philippines with my hearing loss disability. Nope! The Disability Decision The decision to move to a foreign country for those with a disability is never quickly made. People with disabilities […]

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Anthony Bourdain: An Expat In Every Country

Last updated on: 10th June, 2018, 12:50 PM   Anthony Bourdain Is Gone Anthony Bourdain always reminded me of Frank Sinatra. Sinatra could sing anything, even “Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown” a tune way outside of his genre, because he knew that what mattered most was what he brought to a song. He saw the value […]

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Working In The Philippines

Last updated on: 3rd June, 2018, 12:01 PM   I’ve heard the same old song over and over again from expats. It goes like this, “Oh, I love living in the Philippines because it doesn’t have any of those stupid, stifling rules like that stupid, stifling government of mine back in my country.” To some […]

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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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