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The Emperor Protects

So I’ve finally written a short (very short, it’s about 100 syllables long) story in Korean that I’m reasonably pleased about, so I thought why not post it here. I … Continue reading

7 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Remembrance (4)

This is a continuation of an ongoing story. Read the first part here, the second part here, and the third part here. Chapter 3 A few days later, I was … Continue reading

14 April 2011 · Leave a comment

Remembrance (3)

This is a continuation of an ongoing story. Read the first part here and the second part here. Chapter 2 When I came to, she was there, as she always … Continue reading

25 March 2011 · Leave a comment

Remembrance (2)

This is a continuation of an ongoing story. Read the first part here. After a slap on the back and a promise that a more experienced employee would tell me … Continue reading

19 March 2011 · Leave a comment

Remembrance (1)

Alright, so I've shaved a few rough edges from the first part of this story I posted, gave it a new title, and wrote the draft version of part of … Continue reading

26 February 2011 · 2 Comments

As of Now – Prologue

Ik ben recentelijk begonnen aan een nieuw verhaal. Het was de bedoeling dat het een short story zou worden, maar het lijkt er op dat 'ie langer uit gaat vallen. … Continue reading

11 February 2011 · Leave a comment

And a Merghy Crabmas to you all!

Want het is ondertussen al enkele uren kerst! En om maar even in de kerstsfeer (maar dan op z'n Richards) te blijven, is hier (voor de .doc download, je kan … Continue reading

25 December 2010 · Leave a comment

Vergane Glorie

Hey ventje, ik studeerde vroeger rechten, he? Hey, hey, ventje! Je loopt toch niet zomaar weg terwijl er iemand tegen je praat? … Dat is beter. Ik studeerde vroeger rechten, … Continue reading

26 September 2010 · Leave a comment

What happens when you cancel a pre-order at Otacute

Iemand op /toy/ had het originele idee om een giveaway te doen waarvoor je moest werken; je moest namelijk een kort verhaaltje schrijven over wat er gebeurt als je een … Continue reading

3 June 2010 · 3 Comments

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#가을 인데 왜 #겨울 느낌 밖에 안 나?

It's supposedly #fall in #Korea but...it feels a lot like #winter.

#창덕궁 #Changdeokgung #Palace #서울 #옛날 #전통 #역사 #한국 #Korean #KoreanPalace #Seoul #traditional #history #autumn You know, when it comes to the '#audiophile' #earbuds market, a lot of recommended #headphones are actually from China. The reason is that most Western companies have given up on earbuds in favor of #IEM, so basically it's either cheap no-brand crap or apple #earphones.

Thankfully, some of the Chinese offerings are actually just as great as people's online raving suggests; The #Yuin #PK3 is almost decade old now, but still delivers the best #audio quality I've heard in an earbud for under $50, and the #Edifier #P180 is seriously such a giant step up from your garden variety earbuds at a price of only 12 bucks that I can't understand why they aren't more popular.

The #Auglamour #RX1 was a complete and utter disappointment with tinny #sound I never expected after all the positive talk about it on #Headfi though. Seems like most of the budget from the $22 price went into the packaging, which is admittedly quite pretty.

Of course my main pair of headphones, the #Koss #Portapro - which hasn't changed at all in design since 1984 because they are just THAT good - isn't Chinese but good ol' Murrikan, and I always love taking them out even though they make my head look huge in compassion to their small footprint.

The #JVC #HAFXC51 were tauted as amazing IEMs back when I got them but although they don't sound bad, I just can't get used to having those little pieces of plastic lodged so deeply into my ear canal.. So..thank God for #China, I guess. 
For helping old-fashioned men like me find ways to still comfortably enjoy their #music.

#headphone #review #earphone #earbud #oortelefoon #koptelefoon #muziek #collection #sound #이어폰 #해드폰 The lure of #nature.

#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #traditional #wood #ZuidKorea #Namsangol #Hanok #ancient #trees #green #home #서울 #남산골 #한옥 #자연 #전통 #나무 #한국 So glad I finally stopped wondering why I never go to any #concerts in #Korea and just got up and went to one.

@emuartspace was probably the most 'homely' (#gezellig) venue I've ever visited, @bowhang_smacksoft was as impressive as expected, @imhyeonjeong enchanted me with her beautiful voice and the duet of @musicsollee (거꾸로도 #이솔이) and #조현정 made me wish they'd spend more time together.

It might be a bit more work trying to find concerts here, but it's definitely worth it. 
#Korean #Seoul #concert #Koreanindie #acoustic #band #guitar #indie #music #indiemusic #Emu #emuartspace #PantaGarage #콘서트 #서울 #황보령 #임현정 #인디 #인디음악 #어쿠스틱 #에무 #에무팡타개라지 #음악 I once heard a tale of a man
who split himself in two.
The one part never changed at all;
the other grew and grew.

The changeless part was always true,
The growing part was always new,
And I wondered, when the tale was through,
Which part was me, and which was you.

#Korea #SouthKorea #Seoul #traditional #religion #shamanism #grave #gravemarker #stone #statue #Asia #Asian #벅수 #장승 #돌 #표석 #샤머니즘 #한국 #서울 I know I use the phrase #concretejungle to describe #Seoul a lot but..man. 
#Korea #SouthKorea #City #Citylife #Buildings #Apartment #birdseyeview #panorama #Metropolis #서울 #도시 #건물 #파노라마 #도시생활