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Expats in Japan

The people is what has made Japan a special place to me. I’m not talking about the polite and courteous way Japanese treat tourists although I love that about Japan. 608 more words


May, Marcos, Portakabins

Morning, constituents! I didn’t get much sleep last night after drinking Nick Cave’s espresso and half of Dave Lynn’s vanilla Mocha with sprinkles, so ran through some ideas with Cathy via text. 498 more words

Sunday Confessional: I feel like Imelda Marcos

Okay, I’m exaggerating. Imelda Marcos was/is WAY more obsessed with shoes. However, I’ve got a shoe tower growing in my dining room.

I wear a women’s size 12, which most stores don’t carry. 67 more words

Goodbye Old Friends

It’s been said that it’s only a problem when you think it’s a problem or something like that.  For those who recall Imelda Marcos of the Phillippines, the wife of the 10th president of the country, she also is rumored to have had  more than one thousand pairs of shoes.   839 more words

CIA Declassified: Imelda and the Generals

From: The Economist Foreign Report, “Imelda and the Generals,” The Economist, 7 October 1982. Available from: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP90-00552R000404110005-8.pdf. Released 22 June 2010.

The ambition of President Ferdinand Marcos’s influential wife, Imelda, to succeed him will almost certainly be thwarted by the armed forced chiefs. 548 more words

Imelda And The Savior: Big Fights Afoot In The Art World

​Today I want to share with my readers a couple of stories I’ve been following in the art trade over the last few months:

The first involves former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos – she of the shoe closet of all shoe closets – and the art collection which she amassed with her late husband, President Ferdinand Marcos. 503 more words


Quelle Obscénité!!! #MarcosNotAHero

I rarely post political opinions on the blog.  But when I saw this article in the London Evening Standard whilst on the train last night I had to express my feelings.  532 more words