Elderly Children

The other day I laughed like I haven’t done in months…and it wasn’t from a well-crafted and intelligent political barb either, or an amusing satirical comment on Western society’s culture – or anything else that demands some level of brain activity to “get” – no…it was a lot more simple and pure than all of that, butContinue reading “Elderly Children”

Death by Poop (냉방병)

Other than to crawl to work and hope for the best (I have no choice!), it is advisable I don’t leave my bed…so I thought I’d shoot a video just so I have something to do while I lie here regretting my life choices.  You can read more about the madness here…if you enjoy grimContinue reading “Death by Poop (냉방병)”

How to WIN/LOSE Arguments with Kids!

There is nothing more frustrating than neverending arguments with kids…especially with adults who don’t really have a clue what the hell they are even talking about (which if we are honest is most of us)… But I’m here to help. Well, I’ll give it my best shot anyways… Errrrrr…good luck… If you have a videoContinue reading “How to WIN/LOSE Arguments with Kids!”

50 Shades of CRAZY

I have held off telling this tale becau-shhhhhhh, quiet! Did you hear that…no? Oh…I erm…maybe it’s just the wind…sorry…sorry… But yes as I was saying; I have taken my time with writing this story as it still frightens me a little, and truth be told I’ll probably always be a bit jittery about it…wait…did youContinue reading “50 Shades of CRAZY”

Kid’s Tall Tales

This internet age we live in is amazing; it brings humanity closer together, communication has never been easier, there is a wealth of information at our fingertips – and it’s true to say Storytime with John wouldn’t exist without it! So, what’s not to love about that?! This guy knows… Well…whilst I accept all of those points highlighted (especiallyContinue reading “Kid’s Tall Tales”

KIDS MAKE ME SICK.

Kids make me sick. And, no, not just uncomfortable, or a little bit queasy – but down right, pit of the stomach, SICK. It’s just something that they do that can turn that “thank God it’s Friday!” feeling, into “thank God I didn’t eat a large greasy breakfast”…let me run you through Friday’s events realContinue reading “KIDS MAKE ME SICK.”

When MERS Attacks!

My boss sent me a rather rushed message last night regarding my work for the next day, the gist of which was; no school tomorrow. Please stay home.  This is because South Korea is on high alert at the moment, especially in my close area, due to the recent outbreak of the MERS virus*. This is pronounced like “Merris” forContinue reading “When MERS Attacks!”

The Killer Kid…

Another day…another note…this time with so much laughter involved that it quite literally can’t be contained by the speech bubble. Should I be worried? I am picking out my funeral tunes, and coffin costume just in case. At least I look pretty slim in this picture – that’s the one plus.  http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn http://www.youtube.com/storytimewithjohn101 Please buy my collectionContinue reading “The Killer Kid…”

A Suffocating Child

I remember seeing the little warning notes on plastic carrier bags as a kid…something along the lines of ‘To avoid danger of suffocation, keep away from babies and children!’ And like most people (I imagine) I thought “DURRRRRRRRRR! Why must people constantly be told what is glaringly obvious?!”  Well…hmmm…about that one… Today I wandered into a classroom to beContinue reading “A Suffocating Child”

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”