A decade of being a sad girl

A decade of being a sad girl

Notes on Facebook – 2009 vs 2019 How long have you had the shirt you’re wearing? December 30, 2009:a long time. LOLLsince september octoberish 2008. December 30, 2019:shirt – since 2017hoodie – since 2012 How are you sitting? 2009:my legs are crossed. 2019:legs on my chair, both folded. left knee down, right knee up. Do … Read More

Review: When the Camellia Blooms turned on the space heater in my heart

Review: When the Camellia Blooms turned on the space heater in my heart

Love is a simple thing. You do small things for each other. Support each other. And cry together. In the 12 years I’ve watched Korean dramas, I’ve been touched by a lot of love stories. I’ve seen all kinds of tropes play out. But Dongbaek and Yongsik’s relationship won me over. It’s a glowing, five-star … Read More

Just another one of those “Europe changed my life” stories

Just another one of those “Europe changed my life” stories

Italy tastes like strawberry jam and fior di latte gelato. It smells like the sea with a tinge of cow manure, and a strong, consistent draft of sweaty cigarettes. On one beautiful, too-hot day, I hiked for four hours along the sparkling Amalfi coast. On another beautiful, too-hot day, I trespassed into a city park … Read More