Spending Winter in Seoul…

I spent the winter of 1997/’98 in Seoul. I hadn’t known anything about Korean weather at all before I went. I knew nothing about Korea. Nothing, like I wrote in my first blog post. I had borrowed an old book that described some facts about Korea from my city’s public library in July of 1997… Continue reading Spending Winter in Seoul…

My Walk in Anguk-dong…

One day in Seoul, I took the subway by myself to the North near the Gyeongbokgung Palace in central downtown Seoul. It must have been a Saturday or a Sunday, as it would have been on a day I was not travelling to classes and teaching. The Anguk subway station I went to that day… Continue reading My Walk in Anguk-dong…