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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…

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?…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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’…

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…

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