Marketing man Randy Topacio is a storyteller. His interesting views, no matter how intriguing, deserves a second look. Read through his column and tell us what you think.

  • Is Our Wedding Companion a Ghost?

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    by Randy Topacio | South of Metro | A wedding is a ceremony and associated rituals by which two people vow to spend their lives together in marriage. But a wedding is not just about the couple getting married. It is also an exchange between that couple and their community of family and friends. It […]
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  • Little Boy’s Ghost caught on CCTV

    Lost ghost?
    by Randy Topacio | This is a CCTV footage shared to me by my friend Tita Kelly. I don’t know how to explain this manifestations of a little boy that was captured on the CCTV but this video footage was one that seemed to be produced for a horror movie. However, this is not a […]
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  • Ghosts of Intramuros: Back to where it all began

    by Randy Topacio | South of Metro | It was a good day to have breakfast with my family. My wife decided to go back to the coffee shop in Intramuros with my mom and daughter who wanted to see where I took the photo of a 16th Century Soldier, Nuns, Katipuneros and women with […]
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  • Nuno Sa Punso [The Philippine Dwarf]

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    by Randy Topacio | For many years, we are often bewildered by stories told by elderly people of folklores that boggle the minds of the young and the not so young. Stories of scary encounters with the aswangs, manananggals, tikbalangs, tiktiks, dwendes and nuno sa punso. Most commonly warned by our elderly folks are the […]
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  • A Surprise Visitor

    by Randy Topacio | This is a story shared to me by my Mom. I never thought that she would be one of the few people who does not believe in special beings. But to my surprise, she does have a lot of stories to tell. And this is one of the recent encounters she […]
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  • My Uninvited Guest

    by Randy Topacio | SouthOfMetro.com | There are places wherein houses and condos are rented out as a source of income. Whenever we rent a place we usually take into consideration the look, the size and the location of the unit. Price of the unit is also another thing to consider. However, this is not […]
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  • “I was not alone.”

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    by Randy Topacio | SouthOfMetro.com | “I was not alone.” This is a story shared to me in one of the offices where my friend works. This is not my personal experience. However, she would like to share what she had captured on cam.  And this is her story. There had been stories going around […]
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  • Picture of a Mother and her child of the Past taken in the Present

    Someone seems to be at the end of the walkway [Randy Topacio]
    by Randy Topacio | SouthofMetro.com | My first story about an experience I had in Intramuros titled “A picture of the Past taken in the Present” which I posted on FB accidentally went VIRAL. Little did I suspect that this single photo would capture the eyes of Netizens worldwide. I guess photography is more fun […]
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