Monthly Archives: December 2008

Korea- Day 3


We arrived last night to Daegu, located in the middle of South Korea. We were told this morning that we would be visiting a local spa (Gyeongju Aqua World) and that swimsuits and swim caps are mendatory. "Don’t be like … Continue reading

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Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures


This book was highly reviewed by Times magazine, i suspect for its Asian readers. Written by Vincent Lam, a medical doctor based in Toronto, it a compilation of stories with characters that started out together in medical school, and describe … Continue reading

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My brother finally got hitched!


It started last night in the car as we passed the Singapore flyer. The memory of last Friday’s event at that location must have slipped into all our minds and one of the boys (I forgot who) asked, now that … Continue reading

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Korea- Day 2 Jeju Island


During the military rule, Koreans were not allowed out of the country, and to go over seas to many of them meant going to Jeju Island, a small island east of the peninsular.   We arrived at Jeju Island the night … Continue reading

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Korea- Day 1


The morning we arrived at Korea’s Incheon Airport, we were starving. Our guide Sulong allowed us an hour to eat in the airport before we start our tour. This was the start of a very tiring week in Korea. We were sleepy … Continue reading

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Korea Trip – The flight at Asiana Airlines


I left for Korea with a heavy heart, wondering what the two older boys would be doing at home during thr time that I’m gone. Another niggling thought was that they were too happy to see us off, as if … Continue reading

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Playing scrabble online


I am hooked on scrabble online. Where I only used toplay with my kids, I am now playing with people who are much better than me. There was a Dutch lady (formally from South Africa) who beat me 3 out … Continue reading

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