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A Korean Aussie adoptee goes back home for the first time. Hilarity ensues?

Monthly Archives: December, 2013

DJ Kim Jong Illin’ Picks the Hits

My first exposure to K-pop was my 40-something-Korean co-worker showing me the 2NE1 dance from Fire. “Eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh, twenty one!” she sang, wiggling her … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eating Korea and Invisible Australia: Translating my birth parents and sisters

Yesterday, Tuesday December 3, I mailed a package to my parents in Geoje. My adoptive parents and i wrote letters to Umma and Appa. It is also Sister 4 and … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 3 Comments