Monthly Archive: April 2010

Maritime Woes

Maritime Woes

There are many things unique and wonderful about the Philippines. But the boatmen here are phenomenal in many of the wrong ways. Right now, sat...

View of the beach, Sabang, Palawan, Philippines

Here Comes the Rain…

Maybe it’s El Nino. Maybe it’s climate change. Maybe we’ve brought the English summer with us. But it feels like the rains have come early...

Desert Island Caveboy

Desert Island Caveboy

Even with my spawn noisily constructing a hand-axe from fossil coral and driftwood and a six-year-old channelling his inner T-Rex, there’s something about caves that...

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Light Effects

We were in Tabon, last week, in the south of Palawan, where the sunsets are amazing. But this, I have to say, I have never...

Drawing of the troll battle in Artemis Fowl

Unschooling Rocks!

Well, I am quite childishly excited today. This unschooling approach has really worked wonders! Parents, grandparents and a never-ending stream of teachers have sweated blood...

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Calamansi Butter

So these little fellas are calamansi, Filipino style, tiny, spherical citrus fruit which experts believe originated as a cross between a mandarin and a lime....