Friday, February 22, 2019

Conversations with Students

I recently became a member of my class' whatsapp group where I get some weird and funny stuff sometimes, about all sorts of things....

The Inevitable Psy Post

A couple of months ago, my father, who takes great pride in having never owned a mobile phone or credit card, and has never...

Why are Americans Fatter than Europeans?

So, no newsflash here and definitely a generalisation, but Europeans seem on a physical level, substantially less, well... substantial, than we westerners. Recently after an...

K-pop Idols Survive Terrifying Attack in Mexico City

South Korea's plethora of boy bands have long been admired for their superior musicianship and artistic diversity, and the roughly 17,000 members of these...

Inside the Real Gangnam

I'm sure it was only about a year ago that a surprising number of the world's 7+ billion people had no idea about Seoul's...

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

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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...

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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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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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