Sunday, July 21, 2019

North Korea, Land of Unicorns

The magical kingdom of North Korea is a much maligned and misunderstood place, according to Ri Chun-hee. Ri, revered for her grace, style and...

News Journalism: Omani Style

If by chance you are unaware of current events in Oman (a neutral and peaceful nation bordering Saudi Arabia, UAE and Yemen), please take...

Aliens from Planet Gootan: Crisis Alert!!

            It came to my attention a while back that quite a few people are interested in the ongoing developments regarding the arrival of aliens...

More Talk of Apocalypse

Screamingly funny satirical news organization, the Korea Times, has warned of “Another talk of apocalypse”. Of course, it has been several days since the...

What True Class Looks Like: the Incomparable Waleed Aly

In March, 2019, an unhinged Australian slaughtered 49 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Just hours later, a visibly emotional Australian television...

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Eating in Korea (and why I never Cook)

I'd heard of a Korean city that is famous for its food. I didn't think much of it. Pretty much every city, suburb and...

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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...

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...

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...

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