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New Chapter, New Stories

 Life has taken a turn for some really exciting stuff! I’m now thriving at thirty, happily married, and a full fledged Londoner. As an expat, I am eating new and amazing food, going to exciting new places, meeting inspiring new friends, and making new milestones… all while taking pride in my Filipino roots.

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10th October 2018 6:44 pm

10 Meaningful and Useful Filipino Phrases

Read on to find out ten meaningful and useful Filipino phrases and words that may be helpful if you are visiting the Philippines or learning Tagalog for a loved one. Reconnecting With My Roots Through Language Being pregnant has made me really want to get in tune with my Filipino roots. Among the many things I’ve been reflecting on is the importance of passing on my language to my child. My lingua franca is Tagalog, but in many respects, even I have taken this for granted as I found more convenience and comfort in speaking English. It is tragic, and as a non-British mum-to-be, I really hope I’d be able to pass on the beauty of my language to my child. Useful Filipino Phrases in Tagalog There are 7107 islands in the Philippines. It is comprised of multiple dialects (180 in fact!) and is influenced by the different ethnicities and countries that settled in the Philippines. It has evolved and ultimately mirrored our culture, history, and traditions. Our national language is called

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