For some strange reason it is a scene straight out of a movie and one that I remember quite well. The year is 1975, my mother and I had gone to visit her friend who has just given birth at the Makati Medical Center. I am ten years old any my inquisitive nature has me … Continue reading Senator Tito Sotto, Parental Grief and The RH Bill
Music often has the power to transport us back to a time and place when life was much simpler. Today I found a link to Luis Miguel's music on the FB wall of a gentleman whose updates I recently subscribed to. On his post he wrote "Romancing the Spanish woman with beautiful music..." and instantly … Continue reading Remembering Love
The montage of photographs on my Facebook Wall over the last few days told the story of the ravage brought about by the monsoon rains last week. There was hardly any need for words. Aerial shots taken by the Philippine Air Force and featured on the Telegraph gave readers a view of how several provinces … Continue reading Hope Keeps The Filipino Afloat
In my Philippine Daily Inquirer column today, "A death-- yet again" I wrote about my thoughts on the recent, senseless and violent death of Andre Marcos at the hands of his San Beda "brothers." A couple of years ago, I interviewed Alice Honasan whose son, Mel (the senator's youngest brother) died from brutal hazing rites in 1973. … Continue reading Honasan, Marcos and A Death to Hazing
The reasons why our country, the Philippines, needs a Reproductive Health (RH) Bill is best told through the stories of women who would benefit the most from having a law that respects their right to life. Please watch this video and make an informed choice.