‘FBB’ – Foreigners Behaving Badly

Foreigners get a bad rap sometimes from some Koreans. It doesn’t help when some of us make it so damn easy. I wasn’t the only one Tuesday morning that audibly-groaned from my seat when, during an admittedly-seemingly-unnecessary-mandatory (say that five times fast) meeting for all Busan hagwon teachers, several foreigner-attendees shouted from their seats in… Read More ‘FBB’ – Foreigners Behaving Badly

Ordinary things

Originally posted on One Time, One Meeting:
Dai Bosatsu ZendoMeditation Hall If your waking hours are anything like mine, many if not most are spent in attending to ordinary things. Although you might wish to be contemplating the meaning of life or encountering something out of the ordinary, groceries need to be bought and e-mails answered. Bills need…

The Good, The Bad, The Impossible All Have Something to Teach Us

Hey, teachers, both ESL and good old fashioned first language educators: do kids annoy the shit out of you sometimes? Oh, absolutely! Children are unpredictable as hell. One day, the little angel can turn into a little asshole. Heck, they can do that in the span of one class. Then there are the ones who… Read More The Good, The Bad, The Impossible All Have Something to Teach Us