June 17, 2024

On God’s Orders: The Eruption of Mount Pinatubo

  By David Haldane June 17, 2024     It was almost Biblical. First came the earthquake, one of the most powerful the Philippines had ever […]
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, […]
June 1, 2023

Reinventing Einstein

By David Haldane June 1, 2023     The Facebook photo demanded a double take. There he was, Albert Einstein, standing on a street in SoHo, […]
May 25, 2023

Spelling Names

By David Haldane May 25, 2023     It came up again the other night. We were at the Gateway Hotel for a family dinner when […]
April 27, 2023

Whiplash!

By David Haldane April 27, 2023     It felt like riding a rollercoaster. First there was the comforting click of rails, accompanied by an anticipation […]
March 2, 2023

Grounded Plane

By David Haldane March 2, 2023     I probably wouldn’t have seen the film without the headline. “Why is the movie ‘Plane’ banned in the […]
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.       […]
January 26, 2023

Teach Your Children

By David Haldane Jan. 26, 2023     I think of it as the anthem of my generation. You, who are on the road Must have […]
December 15, 2022

The Death of Writing?

By David Haldane Dec. 15, 2022     I remember the day I became a writer. It was 1970, and I had spent six months roaming […]
January 20, 2022

Studying Shakespeare

By David Haldane Jan. 20, 2022     It was the first time I recall Shakespeare ever putting a lump in my throat. It happened in […]