FROM A DISTANCE
No kissing please
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Kissing and hugging have been with us for a long time.
Autumn bites
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
September in this part of the world is all about going back to school and work after the long summer holidays.
Life and death in COVID time
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
All of us live and die in time. Although we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic today and watch for data on how many have recovered and how many have died from the virus, the pandemic has made us more conscious...
Dark river
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic has given me an opportunity to do things I hadn’t imagined doing previously. Sitting indoors, pacing around, I’ve been building up a readiness to leap out of the house and seek new adve...
My first day out and digital literacy
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 6, 2020 - 12:00am
This is by no means a recommendation to flout the rules stay home, wear masks, observe social distancing.
A ‘staggering crisis’
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Hailed as heroes by governments, in media and social media and by everyday people, anyone would think that healthcare workers are benefitting from the COVID pandemic.
Spreading information quickly and as widely as possible
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Through a strange quirk of personal history I have two daughters living in the United Kingdom, two sons living in Manila and one son in Singapore.
Nowhere to run
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The story I’m about to tell requires a little more than just decoding this jumble of letters.
The impact of covid on women and the poor especially in the Philippines
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 23, 2020 - 12:00am
When Bill Gates said that millions more will die before the COVID-19 pandemic is over it includes the Philippines.
In praise of walking
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
I spent most of the week in a different country and found some much needed perspective walking by a river, through forests and among mountains.
Duterte as first volunteer for Russian vaccine
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Once again President Duterte shows what it is to be a leader. He announced he would be the first volunteer for the vaccine to be donated by Russia to the Philippines. It is not an easy decision because it means taking...
Public health at the center
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
“We have to adapt our society using public health principles to protect our economy and society so we can continue to grow and save lives.”
The crowd disease
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 9, 2020 - 12:00am
No matter how many warnings are given, I still see crowds in the street not far from where I live.
How to save a life
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The skies over London are changing now that the height of summer has passed.
Is the Senate doing its job?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 2, 2020 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte will stand out as the leader who had the courage to take on the Philippine oligarchy.
The fog of pandemic
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Keep your heads down, people.
The CBCP vs Duterte
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 26, 2020 - 12:00am
In my opinion there cannot be an understanding of the CBCP’s attacks against President Duterte unless we go back to the role the Spanish friars during Spain’s colonization of the Philippines for 300...
The subversive stitch
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Signs of the times: I want a bike, I would rather be sewing and the children aren’t children any longer.
Will we have a new normal for a birthday party?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
My family and I celebrated my birthday party as an attempt to function with the consequences of COVID-19 social distancing, no traveling and wearing masks.
Hurry up please it’s time
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The headline is from a poem written in London between the world wars.
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