Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Winter in Seoul… and a Korean Mystery

Ok... So, it has been brought to my attention through the magic of Facebook that it is snowing here in Seoul. I guess I...

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...

It’s Getting Tougher out There

A good friend of mine decided after a decade that he’d had enough of Korea and wanted to go home. That seems to happen...

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...

The Acid Bar, the Cock Lady and wonderfully random Korean attempts...

  I came across this bar in Ilsan, outer Seoul a few years ago. I liked the name of the place almost as much as...

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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,...

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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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