Monthly Archives: November 2016

What Did Rizal’s Simoun, Elias, and Maria Clara Look Like?

I first read Jose Rizal’s Noli me tangere and El filibusterismo in elementary school, in simplified English translations for young readers put out by Abiva Publishing. What I liked about these books were their beautiful illustrations (having lost my copies … Continue reading

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Cakes, Cakes, Cakes!

Christmas has come early this year. Department stores like Isetan have already put up their Christmas trees and wreaths. Starbucks has started playing jazz renditions of Christmas favorites. Red and green and gold and silver Christmas decorations can now be … Continue reading

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