Bad Farmers

Got a craving for salad? Not exactly the usual foodie question you get asked, but in Seoul, recently, there have been a couple of really good restaurants popping up that focus on all things plant based. We’re talking salads, raw cooking,…

How Flare You – on mistakes, backbones, and growth.

You know when you feel you’ve grown up a bit? Yeah, that. August was a month of growth for me. Not just in the sense that I’m now another year older, but in the sense that I’ve hit a few…

Duality

photography by www.tuckja.com  It’s hard to be two things at once. I’ve spent a lot of time, recently, wishing that I could pick one box instead of straddling two (or three) at a time. A feat made all the more…

Gingham, bows, and body confidence

There’s something about gingham that immediately makes me think of summer. It’s the same sort of thing that makes me associate tartan with autumn and winter, which means that somewhere down the line I’ve bought into a very effective marketing strategy aligning…

10 good things in May

Well, May has been a month. I feel like I’ve been all little wrung out emotionally since the start, even though nothing bad has happened to me personally. I think I’m still trying to get used to being energetic for 6 hours…

Caron Heim Macarons

Macarons are having a bit of  a moment in Korea right now. They’ve always had the underlying popularity that comes with the slight decadence and French Patissiere extravagance, but recently the number of bakeries that make them (and make them…

With Reckless Abandon: the art of making luck

I’ve had this post sitting in my drafts for ages, since, ironically, I haven’t really found the right words, or the right phrasing. Nothing has felt like it’s articulated my point well enough. A point that is basically talking about…

Hexagon (헥사곤) – Garosugil Sinsadong

I’m resurrecting ‘the food series‘ after what has seemed like an absolute age. One of my favourite things to do in South Korea is explore all the restaurants, cafes, and general eateries that I’ve been eyeing up over on instagram…

10 things I’ve learned in my first month of teaching abroad

So I’ve been teaching for a month now – first official paycheck and everything – and it’s definitely taught me a thing or two about life. I’m pleased that I wasn’t ever really a complete and utter terror at school,…


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