LOCKDOWN BREW

It’s not illegal to drink alcohol in Manila. The liquor ban prohibits the sale and distribution of alcoholic drinks — not their consumption. So, if Juan has a stockpile of wines and beers prior to the liquor ban, it’s for Juan to keep and enjoy. If not, he would have to find spirits where spirits […]

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NO PLACE TOO BORING

I’ve spoken with a probinsyana who’s too ashamed to say where she is from: Balatan. A far-flung coastal town in Bicol; unheard and not much to boast of. She would rather tell people she is from Iriga city. An hour’s drive away and not much, much better off from Balatan. It’s sad when a hometown’s […]

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PHOTOWALK CEBU CITY

Can a man make it through the day without a cellphone? I never knew how valuable my Samsung was until I lost it. Though cheap and obsolete, it has the power to perform its duty even with its master’s eyes closed. Now I am forced to turn this town upside down in search for its […]

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