I’m not sure what’s going on in this photo via the Chosun Ilbo. Doesn’t look like too many people want to go swimming. Maybe the waves are too high.
Where’s the fun in this just standing on a crowded beach?
This amusing story comes via the Independent about a contest for the oddest book titles.
Read the story here.
Does Korea really need a “promotional ambassador” for a major international security summit next year; unless of course, thousands of screaming girls are expected to attend.
At the very least, someone could have dressed him up to look like a scientist or a scholar; not like he’s about to break into a song. Or maybe it’s something like, “I’m not a nuclear scientist, but I play one on TV.”
You know, for as long as I have lived in Daejeon, (going on five years) I have yet to see the police pulling over someone for speeding, running a red light, or any number of other traffic violations.
I’m sure it happens all the time; maybe I just miss seeing it when it does happen.
I have seen a lot of squad cars cruising the streets with their lights flashing but not engaged in some high-speed pursuit of a felon or speedster (once I asked a Korean friend about this; he told me it was to show people they were on the job).
About the only folks in a hurry with their lights a flashing and sirens screaming are the tow trucks racing to the scene of an accident.
It was only a matter of time, given this prime piece of real estate for another student apartment building to go up.
For me, I will lose direct sunlight once it goes up and will no longer be able to open my windows, like I have been able to, for a breeze.
I can’t wait for the 6:00am wake up calls once construction begins, the clanging of metal pipes used for scaffolding, the hammering and the pounding.