Monday, June 18, 2018

Thank you friends… and thank you Korea!!!

Dear everybody, We've had an amazing run here on the wackiest peninsula of them all, and had a great time recently writing this silly blog...

The Decline and Fall of the Human Species: Empirical Proof!

I was sitting at the local Family Mart, having a drink and watching the world go by. A few friends paused to say hi...

Your Maid Might try to Escape, Saudi Police Warn

With the holy month of Ramadan about to commence, Saudi police have warned citizens to keep a close eye on their maids, who may...

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...

The Seoul Subway System… the World’s Best?

Recently the good people at jalopnik.com declared the Seoul subway system to be the world’s best. I’m not sure who exactly grants the authority to...

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