Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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...

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...

North Korea and Pizza

There has been speculation in the news these last couple of days that North Korea may be planning its third underground nuclear test sometime soon....

Merry Christmas!

A couple of weeks ago billions of people around the world celebrated having a day off, in honour of the birth of Jesus Christ....

The Definition of Irony

I was having a beer at a local pub and a nearby table of fellow EFL teachers were discussing the definition of ‘irony’. Given,...

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The economy. It’s all about money, a relatively new construct which does not exist in nature and overarches everything (with the possible exception...

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A holiday in Iran

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,...

‘This Isn’t Happening’. Prostitution in Korea. Does it actually exist?

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...

Christmas in Oman

It may not shock to hear that life in the Middle east is a touch different to that in the west. We all know...

I had a White People Problem in Africa

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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