Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Thinking Outside the Box (8 Good Reasons to buy a Hearse)

Long ago in a millennium passed, life was different. It was a simple time, when social networking was conducted at the pub, and it...

Work as a Korean Film Extra

By guest contributor, Matthew Cole. I thought it was pretty cool when offered a role as an extra in a new movie being shot here...

An Unfortunate Forced Landing in the Outback

I've traveled a bit, and never experienced a mishap (flying is indeed safer than driving, especially if you live in the middle east)... except...

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A few of us welcomed a new young colleague to Korea, with several bottles of soju. I was the instigator. We chatted and drank...

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...

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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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