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February 4, 2015
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 and served with condensed milk, fruit syrup, ice cream and more importantly…
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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 ...

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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…