Historia

Automatic writing and the Ninoy story

I saw this interesting UK TV show that featured the Glastonbury Abbey ruins and what excavations in the early 1900’s revealed. The archaeological information were provided by one Frederick Bligh Bond, who claims that everything he knew about the site came from spirits—through automatic writing. In the 80’s there was this popular story involving an […]

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Historia

Withonespast on Chinoy TV

https://youtu.be/kSNJs6zZSmw I was watching ANC yesterday when I saw a Chinoy TV ad. They now have a time slot in ABS-CBN’s cable news. I was tapped as resource person for two episodes of the “Kwentong Chinoy” segment in 2014. I never saw it until this week. The producer (Vans) I worked with apparently left before […]

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Historia

Who Defines the Shape of our Land?

Apparently a Spanish Jesuit did 283 years ago and again last year. Padre Pedro Murillo Velarde’s map (1734) is credited for giving the Philippines claim weight in the international arbitration in the Hague. Filipino international lawyers and historians calls it, “The Mother of All Philippine Maps”. It was purchased by a Filipino executive and professor […]

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Personal

Our Leader of the Band…

Last April, before I left for Singapore my father told me in jest that what’s left of his time he considers “bonus”. He’s too fatalistic at times. Turns out, he said the same to my wife. He was all smiles the last day we were with him. He kissed, hugged and carried my son. Papa […]

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