September 17, 2020

My Pemberton Moment

By David Haldane Sept. 17, 2020 The transformation was instantaneous. As if by magic, a beautiful woman suddenly turned into an odd-looking man. And just like […]
September 10, 2020

Covid Blame Game

By David Haldane Sept. 10, 2020   Sometimes it seems as if God gave us fingers for one purpose only: to point. More specifically, to point […]
September 3, 2020

Covid Re-awakening: The Bugle Returns

By David Haldane Sept. 3, 2020   Like the familiar voice of a friend, the soothing sound wafted in through the window and surrounded my bed. […]
August 27, 2020

‘Til Death Do Us Part

By David Haldane Aug. 27, 2020   The first words out of my future mother-in-law’s mouth immediately grabbed my attention. “So,” she said, getting right to […]
August 20, 2020

Train to Butuan

By David Haldane Aug. 20, 2020   I know, I know; it wasn’t a train but a car, and we weren’t in South Korea but the […]
August 13, 2020

White Privilege

By David Haldane Aug. 13, 2020   The scene had played out so often that it was almost becoming routine. One of our household employees, a […]
July 23, 2020

ABS-CBN: A Blank Screen

By David Haldane July 23, 2020     It still surprises me every time. I’ll be surfing the channels for news when suddenly a blank screen […]
July 9, 2020

Fourth of July or Die

By David Haldane July 9, 2020   It was the best Fourth of July ever. Surrounded by family and friends, we sat under a shelter at […]
July 2, 2020

Paradise Reclaimed

By David Haldane July 2, 2020   Want to receive Expat Eye every week in your inbox? Sign up here.   The water was as crystal […]
June 25, 2020

Maria Ressa: Guilty or Not Guilty?

By David Haldane June 24, 2020   Want to get “Expat Eye” ever week in your mailbox? Sign up here.     The headlines screamed foul! […]
June 4, 2020

Ouch: Circumcision in the Time of Covid

By David Haldane June 4, 2020   Want to receive Expat Eye weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   He squealed like a pig being […]
May 28, 2020

Liberation

By David Haldane May 28, 2020   Want the latest “Expat Eye” in your mailbox every week? Sign up here.   It seemed like a simple […]