Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 56,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Orosipon: Sordoc (SMMC) Hospital of Barangay Pangpang

When the author grew up in the former town of Sorsogon, as far as he can remember, there were only three (hospitals) – Sorsogon Provincial Hospital (originally located at the current Sorsogon Museum), Sts. Peter and Paul Hospital (or Pepau … Continue reading

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Rainy Day in the City

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[Updated] Banking in Sorsogon City – UCPB

As far as I can remember, UCPB (United Coconut Planter’s Bank) is one of the oldest banks in Sorsogon City, together with PNB, and DBP. It’s located, and hasn’t moved since my childhood days, on the corner of Rizal and Magsaysay … Continue reading

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Old Bacon Highway Marker

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Sorsogon City Hall Lawn

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The Road to Sorsogon via Rizal

On our way to Sorsogon, driving through San Pablo and Lucena is always a pain due to heavy traffic. Coming back is worse. So when I heard from my wife’s friend that he’s taking the Rizal route going to Naga, … Continue reading

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