September 16, 2021

Surviving Divorce

By David Haldane Sept. 16, 2021   It feels like you’re falling down a dark pit. You don’t know how soon you will land or what […]
August 12, 2021

No Place Like Home

By David Haldane August 12, 2021   The moment was sweet. Hunkered down in my office, I heard a commotion downstairs and decided to investigate. There, […]
October 22, 2020

Suicide in the Time of Covid

By David Haldane Oct. 22, 2020   The pictures are hard to look at. Posted by a friend in Dalaguete, Cebu, they show a lovely young […]
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 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 […]
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 14, 2020

Diapers

By David Haldane May 14, 2020   Want to receive “Expat Eye” weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   I haven’t changed a diaper in […]
April 9, 2020

Ready or Not

By David Haldane April 9, 2020   The first time I felt a moment of relief was when they asked for the measuring tape. Before that, […]
March 12, 2020

Gone But Not Forgotten

By David Haldane March 12, 2020   It’s happened too many times to be accidental. The first instance involved a lovely married couple we hired to, […]
March 5, 2020

Blessing

By David Haldane March 5, 2020   My only moment of uncertainty came when the priest sprinkled holy water onto our door. There, mounted firmly inside […]
February 20, 2020

Left Turns

By David Haldane Feb. 20, 2020   It was the kind of announcement you don’t want to hear from a pilot. Especially one controlling the airplane […]
February 6, 2020

Insanity

By David Haldane February 6, 2020   The message was simple, but it took me by surprise. “I love you, Dad. I just called to tell […]