Milestone year

Could it really be true that we know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it? The second month of 2011 is almost over and we have yet to hear someone celebrating this milestone year. Sino kaya ang unang aamin?


Wish list

During LDHS’s Foundation Day celebration last December, the current school administration distributed a wish list (click image above to enlarge) that contains things the school urgently needs. When we ran into this, we couldn’t help but feel incensed that our alma mater, just like the other public schools in the Philippines, are practically begging for much-needed facilities and equipment while cases of our government officials raiding the public coffers for their personal gains have become a daily fare in our country.

Burgis goes bakya

One of the first articles we published on this website was about the songs we grew up with in the 1970s. In said article we made mention of the emerging group of Filipino artists whose works were beginning to challenge the dominance of foreign musicians in the local music industry. Recently we stumbled upon a post that expounds on this topic. Written by journalist-screenwriter-editor Jose “Pete” Lacaba, it was first published in the January 1978 issue of The Review and republished in the author’s blog called Ka Pete sa Patalim. We are reprinting the article as part of our continuing trip back in time.

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