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31 May 2013 · Leave a comment

The Eels are dead, long live The Eels! [EELS – 2.4.2013 – Paradiso Amsterdam]

The band that I fell in love with all those years ago is dead. Mr. E himself, Mark Oliver Everett, recently said in an interview that “If you look at … Continue reading

4 April 2013 · Leave a comment

AoH Reviews: Jason Lytle – 18.2.2013 – Rotown Rotterdam

So tonight was my first concert in ages (since I’d actually managed to be quite busy the past year) and it was for someone who I’ve been wanting to see … Continue reading

18 February 2013 · Leave a comment

SM Town Live in Paris 2011 Fanaccount

  Ladies and gentlemen, as most of you probably know (if not, you should be very ashamed!) I was in Paris this weekend to attend the first ever (or, well, … Continue reading

13 June 2011 · 17 Comments

30 Days of Music

So I was actually going to do this on my facebook, but my mobile phone won't let me use tinysong anymore, so I'll sum them all up here with some … Continue reading

10 May 2011 · Leave a comment

Interweb Reviews: Maiden United – 10 April 2011 – Mezz Breda

Iedereen kent Iron Maiden wel, toch?En iedereen weet ook dat er tientallen Iron Maiden coverbands zijn hier in Nederland, toch?Maar wisten jullie ook dat er een internationaal bekende Iron Maiden … Continue reading

10 April 2011 · Leave a comment

I haven’t dreamt of HAULIN’ in a while

Het viel me laatst op dat ik tegenwoordig eigenlijk helemaal niet meer zo veel koop.. Nu is dat niet zo heel vreemd deze maand, I guess, aangezien al m’n geld … Continue reading

13 February 2011 · Leave a comment

SNSD Visual Dreams caps

For the Girls' Generation fans who are looking for High Quality screen caps from their newest Visual Dreams video – look no further!I've personally gone through the entire video frame … Continue reading

1 February 2011 · 7 Comments

Buying stuff is nice

Isn't it? You bet your sweet ass it is. That's why I bought: The cutest little Tony Stark you've ever seen. Gemaakt door een mede /toy/soldier uit Polen voor de … Continue reading

8 November 2010 · 2 Comments

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One of the things I love about Korea compared to the Netherlands is how people still visit actual, physical stores here. While in my country, cities struggle keeping their downtown shopping areas from looking like ghost towns, here there is a healthy variety in both local mom and pop stores, big franchise chains and everything in between.

There's even megamalls like this one, called #Garden5, that we couldn't even imagine finding back at home. 4 huge buildings with 14 floors of shopping each, in an area that doesn't even come close to the foot traffic that regular downtown areas see - I don't know how places like this stay in business, but I'm very happy they do.
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#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #Seoul_Korea #discoversouthkorea #GardenFive #Mall #Megamall #Shoppingcenter #HappyNewYear #NewYear #Store #Shopping #서울 #가든5 #가든파이브 #리차드 #백화점 #쇼핑 #네덜란드 #외국인 #유럽 #새해 #새해복많이받으세요 #가게 아휴~ teaching is hard work, but (although I'm well aware of how cheesy this sounds) seeing my students have fun with what we've come up with and enjoy themselves makes it all worth it, and because I was doing it together with my close 형, I even had a lot of fun.

The best thing about teaching in Korea is how adorable the kids are, even though they can also be little demons, and how surprised they get when they find out you speak Korean.

쌤, 한국말 아세요?
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#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #English #Englishteaching #Teaching #EFL #TESOL #Korean #Kids #Students #EnglishCamp #languagelearning #영어 #영어공부 #영어수업 #외국인 #네덜란드 #영어캠프 #언어 #선생님 #쌤 #Engels #Les #Lesgeven Today, I found this picture that I took about 3 years ago in a toy store here in Korea.

I don't want to sound like an old fart, but I sure do wish we'd have had books like this when I was studying English - it certainly beats the 800th 'Trip to London' practice dialogue.

P.s. Nightcrawler is the best X-Man
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#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #Toystore #XMen #Nightcrawler #Superhero #Superheroes #Marvel #Book #Comics #Comicbook #English #LearningEnglish #StudyingEnglish #Kids #서울 #토이저러스 #엑스맨 #나이트크롤러 #히로 #슈퍼히어로 #마블 #영어 #영어공부 #코믹 #공부 #언어 #연습 It has been snowing remarkably often this year. Winters in Korea are always cold, but since there generally isn't much precipitation, it doesn't usually snow all that often. This year, however, has seen about 7 days of snow already and with all these cold snaps, we can probably look forward to a couple more before the winter finally gives up.
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#nofilter #winter #snow #white #Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #KyungHee #kyungheeuniversity #University #ig_korea #ig_asia #노필터 #겨울 #눈 #화이트 #서울 #seoul_korea #경희대 #경희대학교 #경희 #외국인 #네덜란드 #대학교 #대학원 #대학 #춥다 @seoul_official 완벽한 오늘.
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#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #Food #Koreanfood #Guksu #Gogiguksu #Present #Gift #Newyear #Perfect #foodstagram
#완벽한 #오늘 #완벽한오늘 #국수 #고기국수 #먹스타그램 #음식 #서울 After 3 months of no Starcraft, the first match of the year is always something I look forward to. I guess I now understand how sports fans feel when it's off season.

This is the third year that I've been in Seoul enough to closely follow all the major Starcraft tournaments, and although I still really miss Proleague I guess it is better for my productivity that we've only got two major tournaments going on these days. If February rolls around without any SSL announcements, I might get antsy though..
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#Starcraft #Starcraft2 #SC2 #GSL #GlobalStarCraftLeague #esports #gaming #progamer #gamer #Korean #Seoul #Korea #esport #INnoVation #Leenock #Creator #Solar #tournament #Proleague #SSL #스타크래프트 #스타2 #스타크래프트2 #외국인 #이신형 #문규리 #e스포츠 #경기 #프로게이머 #게이머