‘Mr. Online’ in person
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‘Mr. Online’ in person

The idea of seeing youthful passions catching up on one’s senior years is not really…

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“Handball and Me,” the Bevan Calvert story
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“Handball and Me,” the Bevan Calvert story

I first learned of Fil-Aussie Handball star Bevan Calvert from newspaper accounts of his successes…

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Bridging Cultures and Generations: Ausseela Thanaphongsakorn
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Bridging Cultures and Generations: Ausseela Thanaphongsakorn

Ausseela Thanaphongsakorn is a person whose passion is in social justice, local  community, and volunteerism.…

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Joseph Magno:  International Celebrity Bodyguard
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Joseph Magno: International Celebrity Bodyguard

One of the perks writing this column is you get to know notable Australian Filipinos…

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The One Voice of Oliver Gadista:  Singer, Composer and Radio Producer
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The One Voice of Oliver Gadista: Singer, Composer and Radio Producer

I met Oliver  under unforgettable circumstances: heavy downpour flooded much of the city that I…

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Generosity as a Gift of Life:   The Life and Times of Remigio O. Biala, CPA
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Generosity as a Gift of Life: The Life and Times of Remigio O. Biala, CPA

Hard work and generosity, I guess, sum up Remigio Biala’s life story. A kidney organ…

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Andrew Buchel: A Geophysicist ‘Amateur’ Astronomer
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Andrew Buchel: A Geophysicist ‘Amateur’ Astronomer

The Latin phrase, attributed to Seneca,  ‘ad astra per aspera,’ or from hardships to the…

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Apolinario ‘Pol’ Cruz:  NSW-based Pinoy International Artist and Sculptor
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Apolinario ‘Pol’ Cruz: NSW-based Pinoy International Artist and Sculptor

I first met Pol at Museum  Station, our agreed meeting place. It was not difficult identifying…

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