“I worked in a restaurant frequented by seamen. I was the one my colleagues always pushed to speak to the foreigners because I knew English. One time, my friend and I were dining and we heard a group of British seamen coming in, so we rushed to finish our food to avoid them, only to […]

“He was giving flowers to both me and my friend. My friend and I were puzzled who he was courting. I only realised it was me because he was giving me roses and my friend chrysanthemums. Then he courted my dad. A year after we were married. We’ve been married for 36 years.”

“I took the bus every weekend from Laguna to Makati for work. I worked in Makati as a finance officer. I was 35 then. I didn’t plan to get married anymore. Then one day, I took this bus, it was red, I remember it very well, and sat down the only available seat. Next to […]