I have some advice for those hoping a proposed Philippine divorce bill passed by the Philippine House will become the law of the land in the Philippines: “Don’t get your knickers in a twist.”
Two of my foreigner friends on our island province of Guimaras were recently visited by law enforcement officers from the Philippine National Police. “What was the reason for the visit?” one of the expats asked? He was informed that the call was only for the protection of foreigners in Guimaras.
My lovely Filipina asawa, spouse, and I retired to the Philippines over eight years ago. Though we maintained a household of four to six people my hardworking wife did most of the housework herself. We had nieces and a nephew residing with us but the kids weren’t available to help out with chores during the week as they had to attend school.
The Crusty Old Expat and his lovely asawa have been dining every Friday night at the hotspot for Guimaras expats: Oliva’s Kitchen. On our tiny island province of about 163,000 residents, Oliva’s Kitchen is the best restaurant on the island. Here’s why:
Will a new bill being discussed in the Philippines House of Representatives finally end late night karaoke sessions in the Philippines? Anyone that have lived in the archipelago has been exposed to extreme noise pollution coming from local fiestas, birthday parties, loudspeakers, karaoke bars, etc. It’s a law that’s been long overdue in the Philippines.