Filipino personal grooming is a bit….well….different to what I grew up with. Not sure what young people in the cities in Australia are getting around doing these days, so I might be writing this as a 50+ Queensland-style Australian male and might be missing a few things. But it’s definitely different. And yes, this… Continue reading Filipino personal grooming
You know what I’ve always loved about the Philippines and Filipinos? The kindness. The caring. The selflessness. The love shown to family, friends, and even total strangers. The patience. The tolerance. The generous, giving and nurturing natures. The soft soft hearts! Look familiar?? I used to write letters to ladies in the Philippines back… Continue reading The new generation Filipinos – What’s different?
Aswang, mo mo, wak wak, dwende, kapre and white ladies! Just a few of the assortment of spooky scary things that exist in folklore in the Philippines, and you will soon hear mention of them if you are in an Australian Filipina relationship. There’s even a half-human, half-snake that exists in Robinsons Mall in… Continue reading Aswang, mo mo, wak wak myths in the Philippines
I live in the Philippines. Yes, I’m an Aussie, but this is my home right now and I have no plans of going anywhere else. Yes, I like meat pies and yes I have an Aussie bluntness and “innocence” about me which is part of who I am. But this is home, and I… Continue reading The moaning whining ugly Australian expat in the Philippines
Being betrayed by those whom you absolutely trusted in the Philippines? Betrayal of trust? A bit of a black subject, but one that’s worth discussing as it does happen. If you are in an Australian Filipina relationship, you had better be prepared. And no, this isn’t one of those “nasty Filipinos, yet I still… Continue reading Betrayal of trust in the Philippines? It hurts!