In the time between leaving and returning to Korea, I was living in this little place called “Nihon”. The kewl kids called “Nippon” but I don’t because it sounds a lot like “nipple” and I look far too much like a sitcom landlord to risk those sorts of wacky hijinks.
If you’re a lifer in Korea, you’re already preparing your rebuttals to anything I may say along to lines of, “It’s a lot better…
Korea… Some things have changed about the place since I was last here. Many things haven’t. The most obvious are the visa requirements. They came in to effect after a child rapist was caught. He was teaching in South Korea at the time. He never attacked any of his students as far as we know. He committed his evil in South East Asia.
He would still be eligible for a visa under the rules designed…
I have to take a moment and give recognition to the superior teaching skills of the guy who’s classes I took over in April. My second position in my new job. His kids are so fluent at English that my head spins;
“How are you?”
“What color is it?”
“Alright, close your book.”
“Game, game, game, game, game!”
I’m so happy to be back in Korea so I could witness the results of such…
Tomorrow will begin with a small cup of coffee. A small cup is all I can handle these days thanks to the unwelcome movement of my intestines out of their proper spot a year ago. Assuming dinner moves on its way to the ocean in a timely manner, a bit of breakfast as I surf the web. With an hour or two before I need to leave for work, I go through what teaching materials I have on hand in order to…
Guys, I like using Tumblr, I really do. But I’ve been realizing that the audience here prefers short posts and longer than a paragraph doesn’t gain nearly as much attention as a, “Here’s a photo. Asian people are in it.” write up.
So I was thinking of leaving it as just a photo display site like Flickr and migrating my wordy bloviating to Wordpress or something similar.