Why am I Dying? (냉방병)

I’ve been suffering a little bit recently…and by suffering I mean clinging on for dear life – in fact I even thought about writing out my will, but then realised I don’t own anything of worth so just went back to crying alone instead.  Oh, but for the record my brothers can share my socksContinue reading “Why am I Dying? (냉방병)”

Public Pooping (China)

China – Wuhan ~ 2012 A move to a different country is difficult, you have to contend with a different time zone, a different language and a whole different culture. It can be pretty hard, but eventually you adapt. You get to know the layout of your city; you get a favourite café, pub and aContinue reading “Public Pooping (China)”

Poo-Poo Monkey

You know…the unfair thing about playing with kids is…well, it’s unfair.  You enter into the game like any other – thinking it will be a level playing field (because that’s how games should be right?!) but you quickly find it will be anything but. Like today I was instructed I was a “Poo-Poo Monkey” that was runningContinue reading “Poo-Poo Monkey”

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

Poo is funny.

I think you have to be a certain type of person to be a teacher…you have to be supportive, empathetic, motivated AND motivational – actually I’m sure the list of adjectives could go on forever, but I won’t bore you with that. All I’ll say is that when it comes to teaching kindergarten, there isContinue reading “Poo is funny.”

똥침 (“Poop-Needle”)

There are always pros and cons to every big decision in life…and if you are a level-headed (ish) kind of person like me, it is best to think things over before jumping into something big. Like moving abroad for example, you do your research and find some other people’s thoughts on the place – theyContinue reading “똥침 (“Poop-Needle”)”