Dear Santa

I don’t really want anything for Christmas, Santa, except, perhaps some of my mum’s Christmas pudding. But No! Despite your selfless generosity throughout the ages, I cannot and will not let you have Rudolf, even if only for one night. I don’t care if the lives and hopes and dreams…

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Always indebted

Another big thank you must go this time to Danny at YSK – Korea’s branch of Yamaha motorcyles. They are near the Bongcheon metro station in Seoul, on Line number 2 (the green line) near Seoul National University. Danny has spent a lot of time looking for parts for me,…

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Is that jingle bells I hear?

No you twit, it’s just the phone…Rudolf has arrived! And is waiting at the port for collection, along with a rather hefty price tag. Huseong takes me to the port, helps me first find crowbars, then unpack the bike from its crate and then demolish the crate, which an irate…

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You have a small head

When I board the plane in Istanbul for leg two, to Seoul the realisation hits me! I begin to feel nervous anxiety and I start to consider – for the first time – that soon I will be teaching. I really hadn’t thought this through!My recruiter Soojung and I, walk…

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