Five years ago, before my friend Ivon came to Manila for a visit, he did a computer search for jazz spots in Manila. Tago Jazz Café was the only name that came up. After he arrived he went to check it out and came back very excited. “There are all these young guys—not the old guys you might associate with jazz—who are very talented,” he said. A few nights later we checked the place out together. I took some photos, and the next day I interviewed Nelson Gonzales, the owner, cook, manager, handyman and drummer whose life’s work …
An account of trying to find doctors for various ailments:, including macular degeneration, diverticulitis, sleep deprivation, osteoarthritis, and itchy scalp. And a bit on cultural differences.
After retiring from his professorship at a Korean university, Steve and his wife took teaching positions in Hungary, which he recommends highly.
How to make arrangements in four days in a beautiful spot in a foreign country.
This is an interview with a graduate of a 12-step program who has worked in a 12-step rehab and a therapeutic community. He is now beginning a career in social work in addition to 12-step work.
What happened when a dedicated teacher became seriously ill from Chinese air pollution.
The band Debonair District is committed to bringing old Filipino classics to today’s audiences as jazz arrangements,
Nowadays teachers’ salaries are good and the students excellent at elite schools in China. This is an interview with an American who says her time in China is having a lasting impact on her life.
Nowadays teachers’ salaries are good and the students excellent at elite schools in China. This is an interview with an American who says hers is the best job she’s ever had, although there are difficulties with working in the PRC.
Cultural differences between the West and Asia, from the mundane to the divine.