Month: November 2008

Baby or bankrupt?

This year we had a new addition to our family our daughter Zoei. Now i want to break this down for people not only for Filipinos that i think the Church should help people think a bit more on birth…

The rental market in Cebu

What a lot of people don’t realise when looking for rental in and around Cebu or anywhere else in the Philippines is the real prices. It’s the same anywhere in the world but the odd thing about the Philippines i…

We Sell Lechon Baboy

Ok this is a new venture for us as we start building our pigs up for market but we are hoping to sell Lechon Baboy (BBQ Pig) soon. We currently have 10 pigs and purchasing another 10 this week eventually…

Im not Filipino size!!

Now im not a huge guy but i struggle to get jeans (im a 36″ Waist) most Filipinos are a lot smaller.  I think Aprils waist would be a western size 8. So what you do when you cant get…

Racism in the Philippines

If you have been to the Philippines then you will already understand what im talking about. Generally anyone who isnt a Filipino is a “Foreigner” if you have white skin then your a “Kano” as in Amer”Kano” yet im not…

What to do in Cebu..

One thing ive found many expats suffering with in Cebu is severe bordem. You can only drink so much brandy and tequila and the San Miguel Lights bottles seem to have disappeared my side of town. So what do you…

What is it about the Foreigner?

Its something I never experienced until I came to the Philippines. Just being a Western foreigner with white skin puts you in a whole new light. You could be pretty ugly, over weight, getting old but women still want to…