All posts tagged Korea

Twenty going on Twenty-Two

Age is just a number? Perhaps in England, but in Korea, it is a much bigger deal. In Korea, when you are born, you are automatically labelled as one-year-old. Before […]

Korean 101: the history of Hangul

From the age of seven I have been introduced to many languages and cultures. We were encouraged to learn – well, pay attention to – Spanish, French, and German; however, […]

Introducing Wandering Seoul

As I sit in my room, surrounded by bundles of application forms and Korean homestay brochures, exhilaration begins to pump through my veins. The reality of my year abroad has […]

Director Tony Scott, Clairvoyant? – How Crimson Tide Can Serve as a Lesson to Us and the Powers that Be    

The first time I had seen this tense submarine thriller, I thought it was an exciting, well-acted and ideologically challenging piece of filmmaking.  However, when I recently revisited it, I […]