Picked up a copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince today for 28,000 won. So far a very good read. In Ulsan, you can get English books at Chuyouny Bookstore 052-261-7842 English teachers get a 20% discount!
Video editing software
Modern computers are great for movie fans. You can backup your DVD’s or download movies from the internet to watch. A single CD sized file can contain a movie with subtiles and multiple soundtracks! e.g. A Korean language soundtrack and an English one. If all you want to do is play back movies on your […]
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http://metropolitician.blogs.com/scribblings_of_the_metrop/2005/06/korea_herald_ar.html by Michael Hurt An excellent article on prostitution in Korea. The statistics and their implications about the Korean sex industry are depressing when you stop to think what it means. It is an interesting contrast between the official ‘moral’ position that the law takes towards sex: prostitution (illegal), adulatory (illegal) and the reality of […]
Today was my 37th birthday. Went to school as usual My students were very cute when they wished me happy birthday. I went to lunch with my co teachers. I had a hamburger steak for lunch. It was nice, but it is definately not a real steak. Mum also called me, which was nice. For […]
Last night I was really angry with EA’s Battlefield 2 because 1. My PC wouldn’t recognize the PLAY CD because of the copy protection on CD ! … So I couldn’t officially play the game without a NO CD crack! A PLAY CD is a CD that has to be in the computer for the […]
Went for a bike ride today after school to do the rounds of the big department stores in Ulsan. The local equivalent of Myers or Grace Brothers. So I rock up in my grubby shorts and Tshirt. I looked a little out of place, especially in the cosmetics sections you have to walk through on […]
Superflous classrooms An elementary school with 36 classes opened this March in Jukjeon, a newly developed residential district in Yongin City, south of Seoul. But it is to be closed just one semester after opening. The reason: the number of students is too few. When it opened, there were only eight students enrolled.
I have been playing the Battlefied 2 demo since it came out and I love it. The biggest problem with the game is it requires a new video card. The game has very high requirements, much more then doom3 I have been playing it at a friends shop because my pc does not have a […]