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Sarita See, that indefatigable director of Center for Art and Thought, invited me to

a dialogue with wonderful artists and scholars—Kale Bantigue Fajardo, Dylan Rodriguez, Teresia Teaiwa, and Joi Barrios Leblanc on the subject of history, typhoons, unnatural disasters. I remember that we shared that conversation online during the time of the relief efforts for typhoon Yolanda. 1,332 more words


27 Luglio - Poche parole

L’aria della domenica mattina ha sempre un profumo particolare. Anche a Tacloban. Mi sveglio alle 5.30 per capire l’alba, ma il cielo imbottito di nuvole mi lascia poco spazio. 815 more words

Un Tifone Nello Zaino

Blindness 2

In the week leading up to the event, my brother – an expat living in Qatar – had also been fully aware of this typhoon. If anything, with his high speed mega connection in Doha he had more realtime information on it than I did. 443 more words

A Children's Party at The Shed

Everywhere I went to in Tacloban, I was always moved by the plight of the children. It was no different in barangay 60-A, otherwise known as  the Shed. 609 more words

26 Luglio - Giorno di pioggia

Mentre torno da Palo in uno dei jeepney più scassati sui quali sono salito, inizia a piovere. Come sempre, qui quando piove lo fa seriamente. Raggiungo Tacloban downtown, cerco di scendere dove posso rifugiarmi, magari un bar decente. 657 more words

Un Tifone Nello Zaino

Romance.. @Robinson's?

I was trying to leave Robinson’s mall. I couldn’t reach the door cos I was surrounded by hundreds of screaming teenagers. No, it wasn’t a dream, and sadly they weren’t screaming for me but for JC de Vera, a clearly-popular celebrity who had just appeared on the specially-constructed stage in the middle of the shopping centre. 622 more words

Warnings 2

Tuesday 5th to Wednesday 6th November 2013

Until it was too late, I never for a moment believed there was anything to worry about, but as the week moved forward day by day things started to get gradually more and more ominous. 502 more words