Filipinos stink

Something has been bothering me these past few days. Something smelled quite fishy, but I couldn’t quite put a bead on it. The words to describe it had been escaping me. Then it just hit me: Filipinos stink. In more ways than one. They showed this more than ever just recently, if you saw how […]

Onion skins are so annoying

The term we use to describe hyper-sensitive people here in the Philippines is balat-sibuyas, which literally means “onion-skinned”. The analogy is that just as onion skin easily comes off, Filipino people are easily hurt. I aim to derive another analogy using the onion. Attempting to get a message across to Filipinos creatively is like peeling […]