Monthly Archives: January 2005

Changing of the Guard

My fellow teacher Elisha took me into Seoul to show me how to use the trains and to see a few places such as Kyobo Bookstore which has a large selection of “foreign” books. As we rounded the corner at … Continue reading

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Historic Korea

I saw a special on TV yesterday in which they were discussing a Life Magazine article discussing the most important events of the last millennium. Number one on the list was the invention of movable metal type by Johannes Gutenberg … Continue reading

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The Local Pub — US66

US66 is a chain of bars in Korea. Most patrons have no idea of the significance of the name, but that’s their loss. There are literally dozens of bars around here, many of which we pass to get to US66. … Continue reading

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East Meets West

It appears the number one sport for teachers here is bar-hopping. So far, I have only visited a couple. One, named US66, is a western-themed bar which is a favorite of local foreigners (oxymoron?) — mostly because of the cheap … Continue reading

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The Evil Continues

The Great Satan, Evil Incarnate, George W. Bush. He has yet to be inaugurated for his second term and the shit is flowing at maximum speed. The next four years will be a continuing embarrassment for any conscious American. What … Continue reading

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