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

Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Gochujang and Potatoes

About 70 little kids strapped on their backpacks and hats to pile into yellow schoolbuses. We were off to Sunchang, a county known for making the best gochujang. Gochujang is … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why am I here? Chuseok in a day

Like most get-togethers with my birth family, my Chuseok was bittersweet. On the day before Chuseok, we started the day with raw fish and sannakji for breakfast. As I turned … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Back to School

Here are some thingsĀ that happened in my first week teaching at a Korean elementary school: My first day was a complete shambles. I had the bright idea of getting all … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment