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Sad Sad Days Over J-land

What a catastrophe! Utterly unbelievable. Still wish it was just a bad dream. Japan was my second home. I lived in Tokyo for a year and in Sendai for three years. Travelled around the country while I was there. Spent … Continue reading

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Laugh or Cry?

I honestly don’t know what to make of this picture: Meanwhile, at the other side of town, these dudes are busy plotting schemes to derail the government’s Reproductive Health Bill: Pictures: http://www.inquirer.net

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Rejected Paper and Moonlight Sonata

Great combination! Not.

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Prayer Did Not Work (Again)

Oh, what a fucking surprise! Imagine this: An 11-yr-old girl started showing symptoms of severe weakness, being unable to speak, eat, drink or walk. Her parents, instead of seeking medical help, called upon a prayer congregation, and prayed over the dying child. Can you imagine the suffering of … Continue reading

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Philippine Flood

I had no idea about the extent of the flooding in the Philippines due to a recent typhoon until I read the entries and saw some video clips from this blog, http://barriosiete.com. The blog also took the initiative to collect donations for the … Continue reading

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Things We Take For Granted

Just came back from an after work drinks with some colleagues. During the night, I somehow got stucked into talking with Zorav, our newly arrived research fellow from Kurdistan, the autonomous region in northern Iraq. Zorav is a medical doctor sent to our … Continue reading

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Remembering Marvin (1 of 2)

On Friday the 13th, exactly eleven years ago today, Marvin stepped on a cow dung. He died the next day, on Valentine’s Day. Friends, allow me to reminisce about Marvin. Before I even got introduced to him during the high … Continue reading

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