Tag Archives: Stafford

The Chosun Bimbo in a Beijing Hutong.

The other month I received an email from my old Koran buddy, the Chosun Bimbo, that he would be paying a visit to Beijing with his family this month. Since I haven’t had any visitors since moving to Beijing last year, I was actually quite happy knowing I was going to see a familiar face, [...]

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Seoul. COEX Mall. Aaron, Stafford, and Co.

As I mentioned last week, Em and I went up to Seoul this weekend to catch up with Aaron, and take a bit of a last minute wonder around through some parts of Seoul. While we had a schedule of thing we wanted to do, we both agreed to take to take it easy and [...]

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Heading up to Seoul. Daegu Stadium.

So the week has rolled on at full steam and here we are, nearly at the weekend. I’m rather amazed that I can only say that one more time, as this time in 2 weeks I’ll be doing something, somewhere, in Beijing. The whole gravity of the move is only starting to settle in these [...]

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Blocked nose. Cold classrooms. Colder Jeju-do.

Yes Aaron, it is Dam (sic) Cold, although I’m glad to say it probably isn’t as cold down here in Daegu as it is in chilly old Wonju. While it hasn’t snowed a lot here, we did get a small flurry yesterday afternoon, indicated by my students running to the window, shouting, and pointing (which [...]

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Parents trip: Seoul

Here’s a few snap from my parents trip to Korea over the last 2 weeks. As I mentioned before in my past post, the descriptions will be at a minimum, as I’m sure most of you really aren’t that interested in the trip. Just a few shot of us up in Seoul catching up with [...]

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K-Wars!

It seems Stafford, of Chosun Bimbo fame, and Jason, of Kimchi Ice-cream fame, are having a battle to create the most noise in the K-Bloggosphere. Seems like a few of Jason’s comments regarding the Seoul Podcast touched a few nerves with Stafford, who is a co-host. I can’t honestly say I can keep up with [...]

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The 'Staf-won'.

As mentioned on Stafford’s site, a new 50,000 won note should be introduced sometime soon. I couldn’t help but think I could do much better than the original design and what better inspiration than Stafford (you can see the ‘official’ design on his site). So here we go, the new 50,000 won (which will be [...]

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