The Market

Three times a week there is a small market under the big tree and this is where we go to get our fruit and veg. Yes – we are so spoilt, we don’t even have to leave the campus to buy our mangoes by the kilo!  Our weekly fruit and veg shop includes a couple […]

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Rainy Days

With rainy days fast approaching it’s time to get out the ‘Busy Book’ and make a list of things to do when there’s a storm (or typhoon outside.) I’m told that the Philippines experiences about 20 typhoons each year, of those, maybe 40% may be strong ones or reach the area we are in.  Last […]

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At the Immigration Office

Mine and the boys first trip into Manilla proper started at about 6.30am in the pouring rain. We all slept through most of the journey and only awoke when we were driving the last 20mins past some interesting landmarks.   Rizal Park, Intramurus and the old Cathedral to name a few.  Until then I hadn’t been […]

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