The Reliquary

  “It has been more than six years… I’m widowed. Since his death, Joy and I have gone through loops and hurdles: forced to work in a Call Center in Lipa, left Joy under the care of Mae, my best friend, and the nightmares—and morning terrors. I started having those terrifying episodes in our house […]

The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic

    The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic     By Nick Joaquin   Recently, I was walking inside my favorite bookstore when The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic beckoned me close. Despite the shiny front cover–it didn’t have that premium texture, a woman […]