A Tooth in My Popsicle

A Tooth in My Popsicle
David Haldane

Ever thought of chucking everything for a foreign culture? David and his Filipino wife, Ivy, did just that, moving to a remote Philippine province in Mindanao. The adventure was surprising, challenging, satisfying, sometimes frightening, often hilarious, and always instructive. This is the story of how it all turned out.


About the Author

David Haldane, a former Los Angeles Times staff writer, has published two previous books: the award-winning memoir, Nazis & Nudists, and a short-story collection called Jenny on the Street. In addition to his journalism, essays, and short fiction, Haldane has written and produced radio features for which he was awarded a Golden Mike for excellence by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California. Haldane, along with his wife and two young children, currently divides his time between homes in Joshua Tree, California, and Northern Mindanao, Philippines, where he writes a weekly column for the Mindanao Gold Star Daily.