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February 2019

Culture

The Cartography of Thought: Introduction

25/11/2017

I’m going to start a project that’s been at the back of my mind for some time now, gnawing at me incessantly as my time scrolling through Buzzfeed quizzes and magazine articles eventually leads me back to the inevitable research I have piling up concerning this topic. While the format I decide to share this information in may change, the subject matter will stay true to the title…

Food

“Life Itself is the Proper Binge”

21/11/2017

If you're wondering what I'm up to when I'm not working, this is it! I'm eating! Taking after the foodie family I was raised by, I'm trying to do them proud by eating my way through Korea. I'm also lucky to have found someone who shares my love of food at the same level that verges on something almost spiritual. I think wherever you go if you manage…

Creative Writing

So This is How We Leave Things?

21/11/2017

And here I am. I’ve created something entirely fictional in my head, writhed the words and tales until the person who’s sitting in front of me has become the distorted image of something left behind. He doesn’t speak, just gestures towards me, his hand signals mixed and distorted in their delivery. I nod though I do not understand. The tips of his fingers begin flaking, breaking into pixelated…

Food

Top 10 Korean Dishes

01/11/2017

1. DOLSOT BIBIMBAP (돌솥 비빔밥) (dor/l•sot bi•bim•bap) – Stone pot mixed rice Probably the easiest to come by and most popular dishes you will find in Korea, 비빔밥 is a bowl of rice and a variety of vegetables, mixed together and served with or without meat and a hardboiled egg. While the vegetables can change based on where you are, typically it’s served with mushrooms, carrots, cucumber, 고사리(go•sa•ri),…