Month: December 2008

The Value of life.

I’ve spent many years chasing the money.. cars and being able to literally do what I want in life.. but whats it really worth? Its times that I have experienced in the last 2 yrs that really let you know…

How can i retire early?

I’m currently looking at this problem myself I have a daughter in the UK who i want to support even if I am living in the Philippines as well as my new family April and our daughter so how do…

Tubod Bird Sanctuary – Cebu

I’m not usually disappointed with visiting places as long as I have my camera. But visiting what is Tubod Flowing Waters Resorts Bird Sanctuary managed to be somewhat disappointing at best. The birds are all caged in separate cages and…

Pounds Sterling To Pesos

Someone asked me earlier this week about taking money to the Philippines. Many of the sites on the net are out of date or simply designed for the American market. The truth is if you change your money in the…

Cheap Beer And Time

One thing that many people dont realise when moving to or retiring to the Philippines is the fact that the pace of life is a lot slower than they expect. Often things take days to do that would somewhere else…

Driving in Cebu

One of my love and hate relationships i have in the Philippines is driving.. I love the independence but hate the fact that so many people drive badly but its not always the motorist. Today i was at a junction…