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  • Striking Gold (and Strike Two)

    Negotiations over Pay Restoration for Junior Doctors have stalled, and it looks like we’re heading rapidly towards a second strike. Meanwhile I’ve been out and about in Cornwall, and working on the doors. Cornwall Gold and Tolgus Mill This week’s Monday adventure with Evie was down and around Truro, starting at Cornwall Gold. Located just…

  • Fire Extinguisher in the Alcove?

    Happy Saint Patrick’s Eve! You thought you’d experienced all the shelves you could handle last week? Think again! It’s time to explore the alcoves. (But not the ones in Koningin Astrid Park…) The Alcoves Last week I put up the shelves for the glassware to replace the dresser which has gone to a new home.…

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  • In Search of Seoul, Part 2 – Westernisation

    The clock struck 4am, and I was out of bed. There was no way I was getting back to sleep; my body was still in another timezone. I got up, tidied the kitchen, baked a loaf of bread, and had breakfast. This was going to be a strange week. Yes, jet lag is a bitch.…

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  • In Search of Seoul, Part 1 – BBQ

    Strictly speaking it’s Part 2, but I didn’t actually write much about Seoul proper in the travel post. We have crammed a lot into the last couple of weeks, and there has barely been a spare minute to write. We have eaten lots of food, explored lots of places, and met some interesting people along…

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  • In Search of Seoul, Safety Update

    This is normally a lighthearted site, but there is a solemn air in the city following the tragic events in Itaewon. Tragedy in Itaewon By now you will have probably heard of the tragedy that unfolded on the night of the 29th of October while Halloween revellers were out in the Itaewon are of Seoul.…

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  • Korea, I Hardly Seen Ya

    This is the first of my posts from Seongnam, just outside of Seoul in South Korea. I will be the first to admit I didn’t exactly have a stellar experience when I visited Seoul in 2015 following my medical elective in Japan. It wasn’t as simple as not liking the city, and on reflection I…

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