Thor's Korea Diary
 
Anecdotes and commentaries from September 2000
 

 
Photos around Korea
Links to Korea-related Sites
 

Table of Contents

Note: items appear in date order of writing from September 2000 to current
 
 ...Introduction / 1. The Coming  / 2. Pansong Dong / 3. Visa Run /  4. The Sports Festival / 5. Mountain Walker / 6. An End to Beginnings / 7. The Bus Driver's Heaven Machine / 8. Japanese Influence?? Believable yet absolutely wrong .../ 9. Was Korea a Chinese Lap Dog? / 10. Korea, North & South: The Geopolitics of Unification / 11. Them and Us, Pusan and The Rest of 'Em / 12.Pusan was a Haven / 13. So What is a Korean Anyway? / 14. Hill Gods and Ghostly Signs / 15. Tiger in the Night / 16. Captive Foreigner has Fake Consultation / 17. Of Tampons and Honey / 18. Who Wants a Reunified Korea? -- some reflections on war, peace and the armaments business / 19. T'aejongdae Tourist / 20. The Accident / 21. Embassy Follies in Haeundae / 22.The Marathon Club / 23. When Is It Rude To Be Rude? / 23a. 언제 무례하여 무례해지는가? Korean language version of 23) / 24. Skin Deep / 25. Scouting Seoul / 26. Traveler on a Leash, or a Free Spirit? /27. Dead or Alive? / 28. Free Spirits On The Road To Unmoon Valley / 29. Thou Shalt Not Smile For The Photographer /  30. Ghost Story / 31. The Bright Smile Love Club / 32. A Tale of Two Kingdoms33. Omen / 34. The Banker's Tale / 35. The Monk's Magic Moment - Stage  Blind / 36. The Second Hand Man / / 37. Whose Chook Are You Anyway? / 38. Busan Summer / 39. Daegu Is On The Map / 40. North Korea - The Smell of Rat / 41. Travels With My Dentist / 42. Crime and Punishment / 43. Inside Pusanweb - An Interview with Jeff Lebow / 44. The Hermit Kingdom - A Book Review / 45. North Korea - The Japanese Card / 46. South Korean Language Policy - A letter to Mr Roh Moo-hyun / 47. About Names / 48. Korean, American & Other Strange Habits / 49. Dog Days / 50. Australian Parliamentary Senate Inquiry on the Status of Australian Expatriates / 51. Red Light, Green Light / 52. Is This A Fake University? / 53. All Is Forgiven / 54. Copping It Sweet / 55. Euthanasia - Whose Final Choice? / 56. Ethnicity and Racism - Stirring the Pot / 57. Why Our Schools Are Failing (..are they?) / 58. Some Mysteries of Language Learning / 59. Teacher, I Saw Two Foreigners Kissing! /
 

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