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Director Kabsoo Kim of the KCC; picture courtesy of the KCCUK
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May 19, 2015
Korea Market Focus Logo 2014 Korea’s unique history has had a deep long lasting influence on the country’s literature. Whether these literary works reflect and explore such themes as; history & memory;…
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It is always Patbingsu time (Toon)

February 4, 2015, No comments

Patbingsu is a very popular dessert in Korea typically had in the summer time. It is made up of shaved ice with sweet toppings such as chopped fruit a ...

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Taking Part in Jogakbo, Group Table Stitching Event

January 21, 2015, No comments

Have you ever tried Jogakbo?It is a traditional Korean patchwork stitching. I recently had a go at the when I attended the late night Korea event bein ...

Happy New Year to you all!

Korea, my never ending list of resolutions – starts with a stuffed polar bear

January 6, 2015, 2 Comments

When I was ten years old, I was given a soft toy polar bear by my aunt and uncle. (The subject of my inspiration in the Happy New Year Cartoon below) ...

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    Kimchi stories in cartoon format
    October 23, 2014, No comments

    My brother is staying with me for a few weeks and I introduced him to Kimchi rice the other day and he loved it. He has had Kimchi before, but staying with me is the opportunity to have it least once a day if not every other day.…

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    In the Right Key: The Hugh Keice Interview
    October 13, 2014, No comments

    I was not going to cover the topic of music in my blogging career, but somehow, someway Hugh Keice managed to change my mind after an evening I had spent at the Korean Cultural Centre. It was back in May and the event was an…

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    Friday Late Night: Korea at the V&A, London
    August 12, 2014, No comments

      Image courtesy of the Korean Cultural Centre UK  The Victoria & Albert Museum hosted a wonderful late night event back in May this year with the focus on Korean popular culture. The Museum is  the world’s…