Monthly Archives: February 2012
At the moment, I eat out pretty much all the time. It works out cheaper that way and it’s also quite a bit tastier than my own efforts with local ingredients. I am by no means giving up on becoming … Continue reading
Holy moley, it’s a health and beauty shop called ‘Tony Moly’. It’s quite an amusing name for a shop, especially because ‘Tony Moly’ is quite probably a reference to toning moles – ‘toneh moleh’ is more or less how a … Continue reading
One of my students, Brian, photocopied his own face earlier today. He was sent to the staffroom to make some standard photocopies and returned with a little something extra. He also included a 100₩ coin piece in the shot, which … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I wrote about the plight of the hapless Park Jeung Geun and promised an update if there were any developments – well, for the first time in 40 days (the day when he was arrested), he … Continue reading
Living in South Korea inevitably creates a sense of homesickness at points and recently I have been looking at my beloved grey hometown through particularly rose-tinted spectacles. You might expect that this would take the form of missing people and … Continue reading
Cheese isn’t really something South Korea has mastered just yet. The fact that it’s pronounced “cheeg-UH” gives this away a little bit. However it’s still absolutely ludicrous that a major supermarket chain charges 92,000₩ for this cheese grater – current … Continue reading
Some of you may be aware of my appreciation for the internet phenomenon ‘Botchamania’ – and probably more of you will be aware of my writerly inclinations. I have combined these two things and written an article on my beloved … Continue reading
Pretty sure the irony of this coffee shop closing down is more delicious than the coffee they once served.
I like to imagine a drunk Piglet slurring this to Pooh after a night on the hard stuff (honeycomb).