Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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...

Club FM

It'll always be Club FM to me. I've seen more crazy shit happen on the thousands of Club FM decks around the nation (actually...

Obama Again!

Yes, Barack Obama has been re-elected President of the United States, this time (as already stated hundreds of times) the lesser of two evils...

Seoul Taxis in the Rain

Ok, so what is it with Seoul taxi drivers and rain? How do they get off the roads so fast, and where do they...

Useful Information for Newcomers

Luckily this morning my wife was given yet another informative pamphlet entitled “How much do you know about Korea?” containing all kinds of interesting...

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