Month: March 2012

The Scream

We spent the day at the beach. Azure waters and a shore that went forever. A hut. Shady tree. Rhum on ice. The music of the waves. Solitude. Well, that for an hour. And then the noise barrage came. And a sea of shrieking Karaoke. Not one. Two in competition. No wonder the seagulls halted […]


Why Farmers Live Forever

A bumpy Carabao ride, trees filled with the promise of fruit, pigs romping in muddied pools, dragonflies I couldn’t count, a gulp of milk from cows we milked ourselves, and feeding the ducks, that was our morning. It was granddad’s 82nd birthday and Wowo had spent his morning at the farm, up before everyone else. […]