Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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...

World’s Spammiest Blog Post Gains Most Readers Ever

After years of extensive research, consulting and collaborating with the world’s finest universities, think tanks, witch-doctors, and smashing a few particles beneath the Franco-Swiss...

Google Searches

One of the interesting things about operating your own website is that you can see some of the search terms that have led people...

Once more for The Local

  Ok, so it’s been over a week now since I’ve been to the pub, and there can only be one person to blame. No,...

Remembering WWI… and Chocolate.

  A respectful Remembrance/Armistice/Poppy Day to you all. Of course here in Korea, 11/11 holds extra-special significance as it has been successfully hijacked by a...

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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...

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...

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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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