I remember back in July of 2017 when countless hours of applying, interviewing, and waiting finally bore fruit. Those six months felt akin to six years. Then I received an email. EPIK placed me in the Jeonnam Province. At the time I was sitting in London's Gatwick Airport awaiting a transfer flight to Edinburgh. My … Continue reading 100 Blog Posts
I recently read Amusing Ourselves to Death. A future post will comment on Neil Postman's insightful and profoundly prescient thoughts, I wanted to share possibly the most fascinating part - the prologue. Postman introduces his book by contrasting two prophecies propounded by two world-renown dystopian thinkers - George Orwell and Aldous Huxley. Both wrote of terrifyingly … Continue reading Huxley vs. Orwell
Last year, I have fond memories of spending each and every weekend with friends. We would romp around Gwangju, take day trips to museums, explore countryside historical sites, immerse within a local festival, or simply enjoy a drink in Mokpo. I procrastinated on spending a weekend alone for nearly three months. However, these solo weekends … Continue reading Solo Weekend or Lonely Weekend?