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in the prologue of life I want to live without fear and see the world on my own terms.

Understanding a culture through food

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 31 Mar 2012 | Views [456]

"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it." Rudyard Kipling.  Thailand smelt like fried bananas, crispy batter encasing sweet warm softness that melts into your brain and makes you contemplate visa fraud. Thailand ... Read more >

Korean flashbacks

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 17 Mar 2012 | Views [414]

I have this image in my head where I'm an old granny in a nursing home, and when people come to visit me and see me dribbling nonsense and getting the shakes those who know me will say, "It's all right, she's just having her Korean flashbacks.... Read more >

Tales of Thailand

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 10 Mar 2012 | Views [834]

I spent 3 weeks backpacking through Thailand and Cambodia with Sean. Each day I wrote in my pocket-sized journal and made illustrations of the trip. These are excerpts from my travel journal.       Day 1, Saturday 14 January 2012. Today ... Read more >

Photos: The road so far

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 4 Mar 2012 | Photo Gallery

Been away from home for a while now. These are the places I've been and the people I met.
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