Sunday, February 5, 2023

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...

Shit, this guy is too funny… Here’s what the North Koreans...

  A friend gave me a hand to translate the hilarious new North Korean "documentary" featured here.  Best to watch the video while reading this. It's......

Things Koreans Like

One thing I will never really get is why so many of my Korean friends 'like' so many things on Facebook that I could...

Happy Seollal

                      One of the many cool things about living in Korea, where nothing ever stops (there are other cities that claim to ‘never sleep’, but...

Korea: Where Everything is Famous

As is well known by everyone everywhere, everything in Korea is famous. Some non-Koreans, upon first arriving can be overwhelmed by it all, even...

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The great 20th Century philosopher Douglas Adams once said that we are, in a very important sense, protected by our own ignorance...

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A holiday in Iran

The world is a scary place. That's what I keep hearing. I do however belong to the most dangerous, destructive species on...

‘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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