Plastic Surgery (강남 언니)

One thing that makes me a wee bit uncomfortable about South Korea is the whole plastic surgery thing – they are easily ahead with the highest per capita rate of cosmetic plastic surgery in the world. But it’s not really the fact that it is so popular that freaks me out…I mean live, and let live, right? IContinue reading “Plastic Surgery (강남 언니)”

Lost Child

Gotta tell you this one real quick…it’s a story I was told just yesterday – drama central over here trust me! So there’s a larger school near the kindergarten I work at…and the parents are up in arms at the moment – full pitchfork and flaming torches kinda deal (well you know, metaphorically!) …news travels fast hereContinue reading “Lost Child”

“Asian Yellow Dust”

I’m dying…please send help – well not really but this “Asian Yellow Dust” stuff is far from fun! Excuse the weird ramble at the start, you know what I’m like! http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn http://www.youtube.com/storytimewithjohn101

Nike – Just Do…

I don’t know who makes all of the t-shirts in Korea…but there are some bad products out there! Bad is an understatement – there are some AWFUL products out there! Actually, I don’t even know where to begin! Sometimes they are just harmless errors, or sometimes the English doesn’t make sense at all- but occasionally the English sentenceContinue reading “Nike – Just Do…”

Kim Jon Un’s Hairstyle…

Sorry for the many expletives…but that’s to be expected when a hairdresser gives you a KIM JON UN style makeover – against your own will! I mean…COME ON! http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn

Dreaded Dong Chim (똥침)

I’ve discussed it before…but that doesn’t mean it’s anything less than shocking – every – single – time! Surprise fingers jolting up your bum…no one should get used to that! Oh,  and here’s the aforementioned post, about the dreaded dong chim! I hope the craze stops soon…I’m sore.  http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn

Language Barrier

I struggle on an almost daily basis with the language barrier. Now you may be fooled into thinking that this is simply a vague metaphor…a creation of our imagination to describe a certain feeling, when we cannot deliver our thoughts to another human. Well I can tell you now that the language barrier, is so very real –Continue reading “Language Barrier”