Monthly Archives: August 2012

Two-Typhoon Week

As I wrote in the last post, I’ve been busy running around getting things sorted out, but two little things have one some days kept me home, namely typhoons Bolaven and Tembin. Bolaven came closest to us on Tuesday, but … Continue reading

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I arrived safely in Korea on Saturday and so far have mainly been taking care of bureaucratical issues (and surviving typhoons, but more on those later). First, the optimist has won again! As expected, I got the apartment in the … Continue reading

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Another False Start and the Real Start

I’m sitting the in the lounge at Helsinki airport waiting for my flight to (finally) depart. Originally, in a fit of optimism (lack of realism?) I had booked my flights to Korea for Tuesday, that is three days ago. I … Continue reading

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