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Day 648 – The Journey Home

The time has come to leave Korea and return to England. I began the final day, May 26, by saying goodbye to my dear Korean friend Juliet in Angel-in-Us cafe. She left me with some precious parting gifts. I then … Continue reading

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Day 636 – Teacher’s Day

Today is Teacher’s Day in Korea. Instead of having classes, the students were invited to make or buy gifts for their teachers and take part in games and sports in the school gymnasium. The day began with a ceremony in … Continue reading

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Day 630 – KGB

It’s been nearly five weeks since my last post. From a teaching point of view, not a great deal worthy of note has occurred in that time, hence the lack of posts during April. We are teaching the same classes … Continue reading

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Day 596 – Independence Day

As I was walking home from the hairdressers last night I noticed a large stage being erected near my house. I remember this happening in April 2012. I remember seeing a congregation of people in traditional dress and a series … Continue reading

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Day 568 – Hee Yong

Jennifer and I began teaching from the text book today for our grade six lessons. The first chapter of the text book is What Grade Are You In? The chapter introduces the concept of cardinal vs ordinal numbers, so we … Continue reading

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Day 565 – Back Into the Swing

Today is the first day of back to business as normal, with the first classes of the new semester taking place. My alarm failed to go off so I got to school about 3 minutes before the first class was … Continue reading

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Day 561 – 4 Ball

I have always loved playing snooker and pool, right from being an early teen. In Korea I have seen many pool halls in every neighbourhood I have walked through, but for some reason I have never had the impetus to … Continue reading

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