Saturday, December 9th, 2017

My nephew Doug Grant, a serious biker, is full of praise for the bicycle shops and mechanics of Iloilo City.  He says, “the best bikes shops in Iloilo are invisible to Google on not on Yellow Pages etc.  They are found only thru social contact riding with Filipinos. These are GREAT bike shops, very impressive and bike-tech savvy owners. They can build custom mtn bikes of high professional

We bought the glass for our windows from Iloilo Glass Service , 439 Iznart Street, phone 033-335-0768.  They gave truly superior service.  There were some minor problems, partly our fault.  Iloilo Glass made things right with no hesitation.  188 panes of 3/16″ glass cost us P16,640.  The Iloilo Glass quote was one-half the quote we received from another Iloilo glass shop. For the suspicious

This is a eye-opening, real-life account of the stabbing of a foreigner’s driver and his wife in Manila.  The foreigner-employer happens to write one of the best expat blogs about the Philippines.  In this post he describes the attack and subsequent events and misadventures; medical care at Makati Medical Center and attempts to get the police interested in investigating the crime.  While you’re at the “Torn and Frayed” blog, look over the blog archives.  It’s a favorite of mine. http://tornandfrayed.typepad.com/tornandfrayed/2008/10/stabbing-in-taguig.html