Thursday, August 16, 2018

Korean Rape Culture? That doesn’t sound Great

  News out of Korea suggests that the #MeToo movement, which spread virally in October, 2017, has reached the peninsula, meaning that a worryingly large...

NRA Recommended Arming Teachers after Sandy Hook Massacre

A stand-up routine from a few years ago has been doing the social media rounds again this week, partly because it's very funny but...

North Korean Video Reveals Terrifying Plan, Hilarious CGI…

North Korea, the Little Dictatorship That Could, has been punching above its weight again and dominating the headlines... no mean feat considering the western...

There is Nothing Good about Qatar (to say Otherwise is now...

I've never been to Qatar. I don't know much about the place, aside from what I've read, and most of what I'm reading isn't...

Bride Rejects Groom at Alter… Marries other Stranger Instead

Young brides in the Bihar region of India are becoming increasingly brazen, refusing to marry their arranged partners because of low education, inappropriate attire,...

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The Gentrification of Itaewon, Seoul

In 2006 the number of foreign residents in South Korea exceeded one million. This was big news in one of the world's most homogeneous...

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A holiday in Iran

The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing anyway, and right now, the omnipresent threat to my personal safety, freedom, employment,...

‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

A young Korean friend asked for a little help with a short essay he had written for his university English class. We chatted over...

The World’s Worst Mass Murderers

By this title I don't mean of course to speak of people who decided for whatever reason to go on a killing spree but...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

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