The writer tries to build a house: Part 3 -The attempt

The next day I woke up bright and early and I managed to sneak in a swim before heading to the site. Eric arrived at exactly thirteen minutes past eight in the morning. We collected my packed lunch before heading to the build site which was about eighteen kilometres away…

The writer tries to build a house: Part 1 - Prologue and Cultural Immersion

This trip to the Philippines has been in the making for a long time. I have been wanting to go to for the longest time to do volunteer work. Initially, I had planned to go around July to do some volunteer work but the trip got pushed up due to…