Imelda’s Shoes

TranslatorIt had been quite a week. On Sunday we had awoken to the news of a revolution getting under way – Filipino style – and were coming to terms what it meant and the implications. By Tuesday evening Ferdinand Marcos, his wife Imelda and their family,...

Praying People Power II

Translator(Sequel to Praying People Power) In my earlier report I alluded to the nuns who knelt in front of the tanks on EDSA. There were also many others praying – on the streets, in churches,  and over the radio. There was a huge spiritual element to the...

Ninoy’s Return

TranslatorIt had been quite an ordinary Sunday. We had been to church in Makati and then eaten out at one of our favourite fast-food restaurants. Now we were headed toward the International airport to meet some friends arriving from California en route to PNG. As our...