Blogs in October 2016

Manila Harbour 15th October 2016

A documentary film crew try to get to get to the root of the thefts of ships the size of skyscrapers. Their investigation leads them to the Far East where they discover corruption, mayhem and murder. Based on a...

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Tindog Tacloban 2nd November 2015

In the aftermath of the fiercest typhoon on record to hit land, banners bearing the words Tindog Tacloban started to appear all over the city. Meaning Rise Up Tacloban, they were a testament to the determination and resilience of...

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The Trial of Maximo Bonga 9th June 2015

Based on a true story On one of South East Asia’s most remote beaches, a young woman’s body is found. The corrupt local police think they have found the perfect fall guy in Maximo Bonga – cantankerous World War...

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The Bamboo Stalk 20th April 2015

Josephine escapes poverty by coming to Kuwait from the Philippines to work as a maid, where she meets Rashid, an idealistic only son with literary aspirations. Josephine, with all the wide-eyed naivety of youth, believes she has found true...

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Three Filipino Women: Novellas 25th February 2015

The author has been mentioned as possibly the foremost Filipino writer, of Nobel consideration, and this book is a good indication why. This book was well written, consisting of three short novellas, each of a strong woman in decidedly different...

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