Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Korea Times Reprints Story from The Onion… Again

Yep, the intrepid guys and gals at the Korea Times recently yet again quoted a story from The Onion, a well known (well, perhaps...

Korean Ajumma Secretly Training and Indoctrinating Foreigners!

A disturbing video has emerged of a secret ajumma training facility in Yeosu, South Korea. The short video reveals for the first time how these...

I Think my Job is Safe

I know I'm about the 3 millionth blogger to throw up some old photos like these, but hey... it's cold outside today.     Remember the candlelit...

Miss Korea: One of These Things is not like the Other…

Ok, so like most K-dwellers, K-friends and K-watchers, I've seen the .gif going round showing this year's Miss Korea contestants. I hadn't seen this...

Advertising in Australia

In 2006, an advertising campaign for Tourism Australia sparked international controversy, and was temporarily banned in the United Kingdom. The uproar? Well, at that...

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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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