SantaCon Seoul 2013

SantaCon Seoul 2013

Last weekend myself and about 8 friends from Paju attended SantaCon in Seoul, which is a gathering of 100's of people all dressed as Santa Claus, his elves and everything in between parading around Seoul's nightlife district singing Christmas Carols and simply being merry. I ordered 3 elf costumes … [Read more...]

FREE HUGS SEOUL

FREE HUGS SEOUL

I have now lived in a country for over 4 months and have not participated in a FREE HUGS day. This is a new record for me. What in the world is FREE HUGS I hear you non believers ask? Well you can read the full story here but let me give you a little summary. The FREE HUGS campaign was started … [Read more...]

Love to You, and You and YOU!

Love to You, and You and YOU!

I just read a heartwarming blog post by fellow blogger Aaron, over at Blue Eyes in Korea, about how he asked his drama class to write Christmas cards to his Grandfather in which they talked about themselves and about what they liked about him. He writes, I wish I could be with my grandfather when … [Read more...]

Diversity is the spice of life

Diversity is the spice of life

Some Kimchi with your Turkey, Ajamma? Another cocktail or an Ice-cream Miss Clause? Some more fish stew with that Injera, Miss? With Christmas just around the corner, I am suddenly left reminiscing about all the other Christmas' spent abroad in distant lands, far removed from the traditional Irish … [Read more...]

Brussel Sprouts. Yuck.

Brussel Sprouts. Yuck.

What is the difference between BRUSSELS SPROUTS and SNOT? Children will eat their snot. Janet: One point. Brussel sprouts: Nil Points. Thank god I don't have to eat the nasty, little green devils this year. Sorry Dad, they are ALL yours! … [Read more...]

All things cute and Christmassy

All things cute and Christmassy

Just a bit of fun for the festive season...  On the twelfth day of Christmas My true love gave to me Twelve bloody marys Eleven scotch and sodas Ten pints of Guinness Nine pints of bitter Eight campari sodas Seven champagne cocktails Six double brandies Five Babychams Four lager … [Read more...]

Ideas Ideas Ideas…

Ideas Ideas Ideas…

I am the Queen of dressing up. I absolutely love it. It's in my blood. My parents, too, are awesome when it comes to ideas for fancy dress parties and my grandparents, back in the day, won numerous 'best dressed' prizes at themed parties. In fact they were still making a huge effort well into … [Read more...]

A Smurf Christmas

A Smurf Christmas

Spending Christmas and New Years in a Hostel was a real first and is not for the faint of heart or weak of liver!! On Christmas Eve a lot of the long termers from the hostel (guys who had been treating it like a home for months) decided what better way to celebrate Christmas than to dress like … [Read more...]