Meeting the Pinoys!

On Saturday, Alan and I went to an Instameet of the London Disclosure Instagram hub.  It was a good opportunity to meet the people who take those fabulous London Instagram photos.  It was our second Instameet.  The first one we attended was organised by London4All and we had special, exclusive access to areas in St … Continue reading Meeting the Pinoys!

General Florencio A Medina

Arthur C. Clarke said "I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here." I beg to differ. In my opinion, Brigadier General Florencio A Medina had one of the most brilliant minds in the Philippines.  He was a soldier in the armed forces of the Philippines and … Continue reading General Florencio A Medina

Looking for Rizal in London Town

Dr Jose Rizal is the Philippine national hero.  He was an opthalmologist by profession.  Although he wasn't directly involved with the actual rebellion against the Spanish colonial goverment, he was a member of the Filipino propaganda movement.  He wrote Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, two novels which are credited to have inspired the rebellion … Continue reading Looking for Rizal in London Town