Here comes the Sun…

The Attilas and their parents are having a blast in Bantayan, another Filipino jewel in the Pacific ocean.. I am cooking a couple of (hopefully) nice posts just for you, that I l’ll publish in the upcoming days. Internet is pretty low here, to say the least. Not that I am complaining… it is a great experience to actually talk to people in 4D ! So in … Continue reading Here comes the Sun…

“All we need for Christmas is a roof over our heads”

You can take the girl out the field. But I guess you can’t take the field out of the girl… Last week, I had the chance to visit Caritas CH programs in Bantayan Island.  This is my little tribute to Universal Children Day, the article I wrote for Everything Cebu. On November 8, 2013, the typhoon Yolanda disfigured most of the paradise island of Bantayan. … Continue reading “All we need for Christmas is a roof over our heads”

Connecting people

Children are the most natural “connectors”: they are genuine, don’t show off, and are not (too) shy. Wherever we travel in Asia with the kids, they are the ones standing out: they are white, blond, have “big eyes”. They immediately become the center of attention, the focus of the cameras. They soften people’s attitude towards us, and are our cutest gates openers 🙂 Continue reading Connecting people