My first Big Fat Korean Wedding – 나의 첫번째 크고 뚱뚱한 한국 결혼식

One of the most exciting things that is happening on my next trip to South Korea is that I am attending the wedding of one of my oldest friends. 이소윤, who I knew from school as Christina, is getting married (to the very lovely  박정남). We met up in Itaewon for drinks and dessert, chatted aContinue reading “My first Big Fat Korean Wedding – 나의 첫번째 크고 뚱뚱한 한국 결혼식”

The reason why I don’t have a best friend and why that’s okay – 내가 가장 친한 친구가 없고 그것에 대해 행복한 이유는

“So who’s your best friend Connie” When I was in Primary school I dreaded this question. I hated it when I saw pairs of friends walking around, whispering secrets, playing games or speaking languages that only they knew cause they were ‘best fwends’. I thought that something was wrong with me because I didn’t haveContinue reading “The reason why I don’t have a best friend and why that’s okay – 내가 가장 친한 친구가 없고 그것에 대해 행복한 이유는”

Korean Conversation – 한국어 회화

I’ve been learning Korean for just under a year now.I can read and write Hangul, and I can recognise certain words and phrases, and according to my teacher and my friends I can speak what I know quite well. I’m still learning new vocab as I go, so what is next in my learning journey.Continue reading “Korean Conversation – 한국어 회화”

Not sleeping isn’t impressive: the reasons I always try to get 5 hours sleep or more – 잠을 자지 않는 것은 인상적이지 않다:내가 항상 5시간 이상 자려고 하는 이유

  I love sleeping. It’s the best. Ask any member of my family and they will tell you just how much I LOVE sleeping. Its so hard to get me out of bed when I don’t want to and I can sleep through anything (which makes setting alarms a bit of an adventure). I notContinue reading “Not sleeping isn’t impressive: the reasons I always try to get 5 hours sleep or more – 잠을 자지 않는 것은 인상적이지 않다:내가 항상 5시간 이상 자려고 하는 이유”

Seoul Survivors – 서울 생존자

While I was in Seoul, I met so many amazing people and I had such a great time. But now that I’m home I can’t help but feel a little sad. I enjoyed my time so much and was so excited and busy and happy, the time just flew by. It felt so fleeting. AndContinue reading “Seoul Survivors – 서울 생존자”