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Expat Success Story in Guimaras, the Philippines: Paul & Janeth Toplis

a closer look at banana trees in guimaras

Gather around the campfire, boys and girls, as I tell the tale of an Expat Success Story in Guimaras, the Philippines: Paul and Janeth Toplis. It’s the remarkable report of a bloke from a small island in the U.K. who recently celebrated 25 years of wedded bliss with his Filipina sweetheart. That in itself is an impressive achievement.

my lovely asawa in Guimaras

That’s my own lovely asawa in the photo above posing alongside some banana trees on the 13-hectare estate. Paul’s better half, Janeth, was in nearby Iloilo City shopping.  Paul, who did not really care to be in the picture, and I, are both fortunate to have attractive wives that are extremely better looking than either one of us.

Frankly, pictures of Paul or yours truly are not going to drive more visitors to this website.

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Do You Want to Build the Best Nipa Hut in the Philippines?

Lolos nipa hut in the Philippines

Do you want to build the best nipa hut in the Philippines or do you want to build one half-assed? The Bahay Kubo, Balay, or Nipa Hut, is a type of stilt house common to most of the Filipino rural culture. If you desire to manufacture a quality hut, you need a quality crew. Take a gander at our brother-in-law Joery in this photo. He’s preparing to put a concrete finish on the CR, Comfort Room, walls. He always does quality work.

Joery our Nipa Hut foreman

 

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Saving Snacks for Fernando Poe Jr.

fpj

Lolo, grandpa, my father-in-law is saving snacks for Fernando Poe, Jr. There’s only one problem with that.  Fernando, the Philippines’ greatest action hero,  is dead. FPJ passed away on  December 14, 2004. But that doesn’t dissuade poor Lolo, afflicted with Alzheimer’s,  from saving all his munchies for Da King.  My wife’s elderly father, 80, has been  stashing snacks into the Comfort Room, CR, so Fernando can enjoy a  tasty tidbit after taking a pee. FPJ

(Filipino Action King Fernando Poe Jr.    Photo Source: ph.omg.yahoo.com)

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Can You Find Your Special Filipina on Cherry Blossoms?

Is the premier dating website, Cherry Blossoms, right for you, whether you be a single man or single Filipina? A recent remark by Lee, got me thinking. And that doesn’t happen very often. “Dave, at this point I am a little nervous to unleash ‘Baby Sister’ on Cherry Blossom. She is 19 but she hasn’t  ‘fallen off of the pineapple truck’ yet, so to speak.”  previous post regarding this Asian dating site  has generated over 100 comments thus far and contains many informative remarks from readers that have used this dating website.

Morena Cherry Blossoms girl

(Dark-skinned Filipina Morena beauty from Cherry Blossoms)

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