Daily Archives: April 4, 2014

Spring by Yun Dong-ju

I was pleased to discover a site of Korean Poetry.  A collection of contemporary Korean poetry in translation. Because one of my pen pals likes the poet, I had gone searching for Yun Dong-ju. Yun Dong-ju (1917 – 1945) was known … Continue reading

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Open Thread is here!

Check out my post for Today’s Dramabeans Open Thread on the OT page https://jreidy17.wordpress.com/ot/ If you are a drama fan and haven’t seen Dramabeans yet, do drop by for a visit with a great group of Korean drama addicts. 🙂

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Let’s eat, not learning

Long before “Let’s Eat”  식샤를 합시다 gave us weekly doses of drooling for whatever Korean food item on the menu, I found pleasure in watching people consume the mysterious looking plates of food in Korean dramas and wanted to try … Continue reading

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Q.  일본인은 벚꽃을 무엇이라고 불려요? A. ‘사쿠라’라고 불려요 sakura       In a Skype session, my Korean language exchange partner encouraged me to write everything in Korean.  Eyes go wide.  Panic.  Doesn’t he realize I can’t even form sentences yet? … Continue reading

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