Diary: Wednesday 29 July
From farmland in Gangnam 1970, fast forward to Gangnam 2015.
There is not a cow or pig in sight, unless it is on your plate for lunch.
Diary: Tuesday 28 July
In order to tackle the vast shopping area that is Dongdaemun, it is necessary to heed Sun Tzu’s advice from ‘The Art of War’.
Diary: Sunday 26 July
This morning I am on a flight to Seoul, and courtesy of a new Boeing 787 plane, there is even a personal dimmer on the windows for passengers to choose how much light they wish to have in the cabin.
Diary: Friday 17 July
“When all issues of space, time, matter and the nature of being are resolved, only one question remains: Where shall we have dinner?”
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe* provides the ultimate gastronomic experience…perhaps it is run by enthusiastic Scouts.
Diary: Thursday 16 July
“One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. For Arthur, who has just had his house demolished, this is too much. Sadly, the weekend’s just begun.”
Here at camp, things are not so dramatic on a Thursday lunchtime.
One of the essential things that all Scouts learn is how to put up a tent. Pegging the flysheet into place rigidly and securely is essential in order to avoid it touching the inner tent.
Many Scouts will attest to the unhappiness of waking up soaking wet, as the outer sheet was touching the inner sheet, allowing condensation to leak through.