Life in South Korea

Archive for December 2008

Happy Holidays Everybody!

December 28, 2008

Merry Christmas!        Merry Christmas everybody (and happy Chanukah where applicable)!  I hope everybody is having a good holiday season and not letting the economy screw them out of having a merry Christmas.    Christmas is celebrated here, but it’s not nearly as big of a deal as back home.  Kids might get […]

Korean Driving

December 23, 2008

All I want for Christmas is to not get run over.     One of the biggest differences between Canada and Korea is the driving atmosphere.  Let me start by saying I’ve almost been hit by about 5 different buses in my short time here.  It’s not because I’ve been doing anything dangerous (unless “crossing […]

“It’s Not a Tumour!”

December 10, 2008

Andrew Teaches Kindergarten.  Hilarity Ensues. Teaching kindergarten is interesting to say the least. Here’s a conversation I had with a kid in kindergarten yesterday: Kid:  Hi! Me: Hello. Kid: Thank you!! Me:  Thank you?? Kid:  How are you?? Me: I’m fine.  How are you? Kid: Thank you! Me:  Thank you? Kid:  How are you? Me: […]

General Goings On…

December 6, 2008

I have big posts planned on stuff like Korean food, Nori Bong (karaoke) and driving.  But I haven’t had the energy yet to undertake any of them.  So instead I’ll just put up and update on some stuff that’s  going on here.  It snowed here again yesterday and Koreans everywhere freaked out.   In Jeonju we […]