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Slow Road Campaign

It’s election time! Today all Korean citizens and—not only to my surprise—long-time foreign residents, too, will vote their local representatives. A new mayor in Seoul is highly improbable, though, despite former Prime Minister HAN Myeong-sook (한명숙) running for office. While she … Continue reading

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Round About Midnight

A strange case of street theatre… Standing in front of my guesthouse, I light my last cigarette of the day. An elderly man comes around the corner, enters the narrow alleyway and approaches me from the right. Slightly curled hair, … Continue reading

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One of the Family

Yesterday, after arriving early in Seoul, I had the whole day ahead of me. The shuttle bus I had taken at the airport dropped me off in Sinchon (not to be confused with Sincheon, a different district located on the … Continue reading

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