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Announcing Captain Tom’s Triumphant Philippines’ Return

captain tom and barangay captain

Because of the coronavirus quarantine, I’m enjoying the upbeat benefits of the current lockdown. Our province’s ban on mass meetings such as fiestas, for instance. While I’ve opined on this topic earlier, please bear with me. I don’t get out of the house much now (not that I bore any resemblance to a social butterfly … Read more

Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes

citronella plant philippines

“Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes” is today’s topic. The Philippines Department of Health has reported a 41% increase in cases of dengue fever in the country from 01 January 2016 to 11 June 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.

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Guimaras Records 143 percent Increase in Dengue Cases

ambulance leaving guimaras provincial hospital

I was troubled. Why? Due to the fact that Guimaras has recorded a 143 percent increase in dengue cases. Last year our home province only had seven reported dengue cases at this time. This year, the Philippine News Agency, PNA, reports 17 cases recorded for the same period. That’s the highest increase of any province in Western Visayas.

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Philippine’s Rainy Season Still Hasn’t Begun

Summer is still here in the Philippines. The rainy season is not officially upon us yet. Seems like with all the welcome rain we’ve received lately, it would signal the start of the rainy season. However, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Sciences Administration (Pagasa) cannot declare that summer has ended. The Philippine’s rainy season still hasn’t begun.

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Philippines Rainy Season Officially Begins

our new water tank in Guimaras

The rainy season has officially begun in the Philippines. PAGASA, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration made the announcement on Tuesday, May 30. Last year’s rainy season began six days earlier on May 24. PAGASA is the national weather bureau of the Philippines.

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Our First Pool Party in the Philippines

our new pool in the philippines

It’s a post I can finally publish: ” Our First Pool Party in the Philippines.” It’s been a massive project. The new swimming hole construction began right after Christmas. But we faced a couple of delays which set the undertaking back two months.

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Solar Power Philippines

solar panel

“Solar Power Philippines.” We’re researching our solar power options in the Philippines. During a recent trip to SM City in nearby Iloilo my asawa and I decided to check out a new establishment. The company was offering solar living possibilities for our new home in the Philippines.

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