Category Archives: Life/Faith & Unbelief

5. GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014.

Before we get to the intensity of the Joint Security Zone, some more humourous Engerish.  Off Springs 2 and 3 outside the ‘Sodomy‘ restaurant or is it “Soda Me”? Then there’s Kolon Sport and the Gimpo Bridge.   North Korea sponsors about 9000 carefully managed … Continue reading

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3. GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014.

Koreans have a high work ethic and everyone works in Korea, from young to old. This may be because they have a much leaner welfare system than New Zealand [insert ACT policy quotes here]. You see few beggars and bums … Continue reading

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GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014. Part 2

As mentioned last time… GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014. Part 1 “Hilarimouse Engerish abounds.” Not wishing to be superior or disparaging but it is humorous seeing Engerish featuring so prominently across South Korea, such as the brightly neon-lit SODOMIA Hotel on … Continue reading

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GANGNAM Style: Visiting North & South Korea 2014. Part 1

My eldest son lives and works in Korea, and recently we got an opportunity to visit there as well as North Korea. Despite being well-travelled it was actually my first visit to Asia so I jumped at the chance (North Korea … Continue reading

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4 Blood Red Moons & The End of the World

Tonight is a rare “red moon” or “blood moon.” It looks like this (left) from New Zealand (ie our moon has a man’s face – the “man in the moon”) and appears ‘red.’  It looks differently in the northern hemisphere (below) … Continue reading

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Amazing New Evidence of Jesus: Is It Fake? Old Books (Part 2)

There has been a truly AMAZING discovery in the archives of the Vatican (not so much an archaeological discovery as a re-find).  Archivist Ignazio Perrucci says he has discovered an old papyrus manuscript; a first-century eye witness account by a pagan Latin Roman historian of a miracle … Continue reading

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Alzheimers, Spiders, & Love Is the Key

We all know the poignant story The Portrait of Dorian Gray, written by Oscar Wilde about the obsequious obsession of youth and narcissism vs aging.  This image – also rather poignant – appeared on the web the other day; a series of self … Continue reading

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Best Images of 2013? Seasons of LIfe

TIME has its best photos of 2013, as well as its Person of the Year (Francis I).  I think of all the images I’ve posted this year, these would be among my favourites. This moving wordless story was apparently photographed … Continue reading

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Fresh Attacks on Churches at Christmas, this time in Europe

As the Pussy Rioters are released by Prez Putin from jail, their naked sisterhood is at it again, this time in Cologne, Germany. Whether you’re a murdering Islamic terrorist exploding bombs to kill christians leaving church services at Christmas in … Continue reading

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The Real Red Smaug. Christmas Genocide in Iraq. I Attend an Arabic Service

This Christmas as we watch and enjoy Tolkien and Jackson’s red dragon Smaug oppressing a tribe of 12, what are we to make of the most recent bomb attacks and armed harassment and killing of  Iraqi Christians (more detail here … Continue reading

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