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

Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Chicken Man Saves the Day

I had a horrible day. Actually, the last two weeks have been horrible. It’s the start of a new school year. Everyone has moved up a grade. My combined grades … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Things I didn’t do until I came to Korea

Eat raw garlic I love garlic. Recipes that call for only one measly clove of garlic are to be ignored and ridiculed. But eating raw garlic isn’t something we do … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 5 Comments

Leap of Insanity: Bungee jumping in Yuldong Park

“You know someone went bungee jumping in Seoul and the rope snapped, right?” said my friend Ellwyn to Nelli and I on the subway. “I don’t believe you.” “There’s a … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Making of ‘To the Motherland’

After much blood, sweat, tears – well, mostly tears – I produced a radio documentary about Korean adoption and finding my birth family. I wrote about the ‘making of’ process … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment