January 7, 2021

Landlocked

By David Haldane Jan. 7, 2021   The official notice came on New Year’s Day. “Ban on Entry of Travelers from the United States,” screamed the […]
October 29, 2020

The Cost of Fear

By David Haldane Oct. 29, 2020   The meeting was awkward. It involved three grown men standing on the sidewalk of a public park. One of […]
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 […]
October 15, 2020

Death of an Icon

By David Haldane Oct. 15, 2020   The death was not without pain. For anyone growing up in Southern California, as I did, the name was […]
October 2, 2020

Long Distance Learning

By David Haldane Oct. 1, 2020   My 9-year-old son has become a night owl. Sometimes he does arithmetic while I try to sleep. Other nights […]
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 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 […]
July 16, 2020

School Daze

By David Haldane July 16, 2020   It was as if a giant buzz saw had occupied the house. The walls vibrated, and the floors rumbled. […]
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 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 21, 2020

Close to Home

By David Haldane May 21, 2020   Want to receive “Expat Eye” weekly in your mailbox? Sign up here.   We first became concerned when she […]