Ian and Potato’s Gwangju Cultural Field Trip (Part Two)

Up next was the Gwangju Art Museum.  There we appreciated many exhibits of posthumanism, virtual reality painting, and the calligraphy of apricots.  At that point, I was a bit museum-weary, so memory evades me. Except for the ink droppers.  My goodness.  There were an absurd amount of ancient ink droppers in even more absurd shapes. … Continue reading Ian and Potato’s Gwangju Cultural Field Trip (Part Two)

Ian and Potato’s Gwangju Cultural Field Trip (Part One)

This story is a bit dated, but I still remember it well.  Most of The Misfits were doing their own thing.  Potato asked if I wanted to check out some museums in Gwangju. “Yawn…” Anxiety-Brain chided. “I’d rather be bored with friends than having fun alone.” “Really?” “Who knows?  Maybe we’ll learn something.” “Uh...fine!” Several … Continue reading Ian and Potato’s Gwangju Cultural Field Trip (Part One)

Mokpo Misfits – Seoul – Day 1 – The Misfits Get Cultured and Go Full Tourist

The four of us awoke in sprawling Seoul - a 10-million-person metropolitan monster.  The possibilities were boundless.   I woke up a bit earlier and decided to explore.  We stayed adjacent to the Seoul Flea Market. “Oh well. I have nothing better to do,” I thought. That morning I discovered that I love flea markets. … Continue reading Mokpo Misfits – Seoul – Day 1 – The Misfits Get Cultured and Go Full Tourist