August 17, 2023

Barbie Brouhaha

By David Haldane Aug. 17, 2023     I went to see Barbie because it almost got banned in the Philippines. The problem, it turns out, […]
July 20, 2023

Flailing in the Dark

By David Haldane July 19, 2023   It happened again the other day. “Hey, Isaac,” I said to my 12-year-old son, “let’s go to…uh…you know…uh…I mean…damn…you […]
April 20, 2023

Trophy American Husband

  By David Haldane April 20, 2023     A kept man. That’s how some of my friends see me. But here’s the thing: I don’t […]
February 17, 2023

American Expat Launches Book on Finding Island Home

Cebu Jose Joya Gallery   LITERARY TREATS 2023: A TOOTH IN MY POPSICLE BY DAVID HALDANE BOOK LAUNCH APRIL 12th, 15th, and 25th.       […]
February 2, 2023

Old

By David Haldane Feb. 2, 2023     I had no idea we were swimming with saviors. It was 2006, and I was in the Philippines […]
October 27, 2022

Aching Testicles

By David Haldane October 27, 2022     It was 3 a.m. and my patience was thinning. I had come to St. Paul Surigao University Hospital […]
August 18, 2022

Fear of Forgetting

By David Haldane August 18, 2022   One of my most vivid memories of Dad is hearing him fall through the wall of our house. It […]
June 9, 2022

Thinking About Death

By David Haldane June 9, 2022     For a moment, I felt like a time traveler. Watching the first episode of a new HBO series […]
August 19, 2021

The House on the Hill

By David Haldane August 19, 2021     He could sometimes be disagreeable. A man with strong opinions, he seldom held them back. And whatever inner […]
May 6, 2021

Forgetting Who You Are

By David Haldane May 6, 2021   The scene made me cry. In it, Anthony Hopkins—who recently won an academy award for his performance in “The […]