Tag Archives: Memory

Back Home: Seoul Stages Just Turned Five Years

It’s been exactly five years since I started this blog,*** right after arriving in Seoul for a year of intensive Korean classes at Sogang University. My first post is, when I read it today, a rather obscure text on memories, … Continue reading

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Miraculous Memories

A small follow-up on my memories of “Miracle”, the “modern play of passion” I had witnessed back in May—which seems like half the world away, by the way. First, someone put a video on youtube, seven minutes in the middle … Continue reading

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Class of 2010

All good things have come to an end, even a ten-week semester that totaled 200 hours of Korean language classes. We all gather in the church—after all this is a Catholic school— and enjoy a short coaching on how to … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, Candy

Early one evening, I was on my way to the Artsonje Center where the opening of freaky conceptualist KIM Beom‘s new show was about to take place. I took a detour through Insadong-gil, though, and found myself in front of … 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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