Thursday 29th November 2018

It all started with an email to the Philippine Cricket Association (PCA) back in 2011. I explained my passion for cricket and my experience and expressed a keen interest to somehow be involved with cricket in the Philippines, the homeland of my mum. Within a day a gentleman by the name of Iain Sinclair replied...

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May 16, 1970

MALACAÑAN PALACE  Manila May 16, 1970 The Mansion, Baguio 10:50 PM, Sunday May 17th I write this only tonight as the trip by boat last night was rough and I went to sleep at 11:00 PM. We started from Pier 15 at 8:15 and arrived at the San Fernando pier at 9:45 AM today. Outside..

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January 29, 1970

PAGE 58 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang January 29, 1970 Thursday The UP faculty had a demonstration this afternoon. They walked from Agrifina Circle to Malacañang, handed me a manifesto blaming the administration for “the pattern of repression.” No mention at all about who started the stoning nor the danger to the..

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October 24, 1966

The White House Date October 24 1966 President Lyndon B. Johnson Day Monday Daily Diary The President began his day  at: Manila Hotel, Manila, Philippine Islands Time Telephone (f or t) Activity (include visited by) In Out 12:07a t Mary Slater 7:02 f Bill Moyers 7:04 t Bill Moyers 7:00 AM The President awakened and..

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February 17, 1950

Finished memorandum on Customs Enforcement Divisions. Wrote a lot of short letters. Walked to National City Bank to cash a cheek Paid hotel bill. Spent an hour alone on the roof garden watching the sun set over the Bataan hills. These Manila sunsets are inexpressibly beautiful. Foster Knight and I dined together and watched the..

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February 1, 1950

Had about 6 hours sleep but routed out of bed before daylight to breakfast at Wake Island. The sun came up as we ate in the little dining room — with which I have become quite familiar. Arrived Guam about noon; lunched there and took off at 2:30. Guam was pretty hot. Several of our..

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