What’s Been Happening?

Hi friends, Happy 2016! Gong xi fa cai! … And all that good stuff. I’ve been meaning to write on my beautiful lil’ blog for ages, but have weirdly been prioritising work (what’s with that?) and also some “me time”, which was much-needed after a busy Dec/Jan period. 

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Back At Blogging

Hey y’all, Look who’s back! So I obviously took a bit of a mini-hiatus… without even really trying to (#success?). No, really, I got so caught up in work one day, and thought, ‘I’ll write tomorrow,’ and then the next day I thought the same thing… and then here we are in November. Time flies,…

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Happy 4th of July, Y’all!

Yo yo! Today I thought I would acknowledge and celebrate the 4th of July because, despite not being American myself, a lot of you lovely readers are and that’s reason enough for me. Plus, we recently had “America Day” at my workplace and I dressed up in red, white and blue so it all ties…

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All of My Stuff From Korea Finally Arrived and I Think I’m Going to Pass Out

Just wanted to give y’all a little update on my life. A few weeks ago, I was really missing Korea. Like, really really. I dragged Gav along to Sunway Pyramid Mall, simply to check out Skinfood and Nature Republic, and I was reminiscing about my adorable students and Korean food and, oh just everything. I…

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We’re Heading to Cambodia Today!

Well I’ve been a bit sneaky about this one, haven’t I?! Today Gav and I are heading off to Cambodia for a few short days, and I couldn’t be more excited. This is a country that I’ve never been to before, yet I’ve heard so many positive things about it. We are going to Siem…

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Video: The Truth About Hagwons

A little while ago I filmed a video (or series of videos – my camera kept dropping out) about my hagwon. It was a pretty difficult time, filled with a lack of communication, undermining and just general deference to the authority of “tiger moms”. I sort of filmed the video to get some stuff off…

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I Am Officially Determined to Learn Korean

About a year ago now, I started writing a post called ‘Tips for Learning Korean’ (or something like that)… and then I never finished it because, well, I never quite got there, did I? Although I lived in Korea for two years, I found that working in an English hagwon wasn’t very conducive to learning…

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