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Monday, March 1, 2021

Literary

Something about Manny

Tribute to Manny Geronia Asuncion Norma Serrano Aged Care / Centre Manager Filipino Community Council of Vic. Inc “Ariel Noche”, “Pabrika (Papel, Papel, Papel)”, “Mandaragat”, “Bayan Mo, Bayan Ko”, “Kahit ang Mundoy Magunaw”, “Lakambini”, “Pag-ibig, Pahimakas ng Isang Manlalakbay”, “Isang Umaga sa Bunganga ng Impyerno”,...

Manny Asuncion’s anthology of plays launched

Manny G. Asuncion’s long-time dream to publish his collection of plays came into fruition last 30 August 2014 at 501 Reception Footscray. “Seasons: An Anthology of Filipino Australian Plays Down Under” is a compilation of seven of the best...

Merlinda Bobbis

Texts that bridge different cultures By Asther Creo Merlinda Bobis is an awarded Filipina writer, performer and academic who has now made a home in Australia. Merlinda shares with us her insights about how the migrant life has enriched her creativity...

Manila: Love it or leave it

By Asther Bascuña-Creo Photos by Anthony Sese My first recollection of encountering a young street beggar was also my first memory of visiting Manila. My parents had brought me with them to visit an aunt and I was all alone in...

An Island

By Tasha Gacutan Picture an island. It's a fairly simple island. From the air, it's more or less circular, with a slight nub of sorts pointing out towards the east. However, if you let your mind's eye wander... You start at the capital...

The long wait for the rain

By Asther Creo On humid afternoons in the month of May we would sit around the porch waving fans made of dry coconut leaves. The movement not only stirred the air to cool us, but also drove away the flies. I...

A pebble is all you need to be

By Asther Creo I started to attend recently a local writers group in my community. I have not been writing actively for awhile and thought this would bring back my writing mojo. So one cold Wednesday night I rocked up my local...
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