Tag Archives: Dragon and Crane

I’m Gonna Need You to Go Ahead and Write a Business Plan … Ummm … Yeah …

The Seoul Global Center where I took my classes on how to startup a business in Korea also grants out free “incubation office” space for a 6 month period in its 3 business locations: Jonggak (downtown), Gangnam (SE), and Yeouido … Continue reading

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Serendipity

I once went out with a girl who took some Korean, and her teacher remarked that Hangul is very well designed for computers because it’s got a lot of zeros and ones, or something like that. I think what she … Continue reading

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The “Elevator Pitch”

I wish someone had made it clear that the first place anyone moving to Korea should drop by is the Global Village Center near City Hall.  It’s a government-run one-stop-shop for advice on settling in: apartment hunting, driver’s license, immigration, … Continue reading

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… and Yong

My dragon (용=”yong”) is not going to win any beauty contests and took far longer than I should have spent considering how many competing priorities I have going on right now: But damn was it fun.

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Hak…

My friend Ruby back in the bay is an artist.  Before setting out for Korea, I asked her if she could put together a Dragon and Crane logo in case I ever got my act together and came up with … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Secret Dies at the End

A few weeks before I left the bay I went up to Berkeley to watch John Dies at the End.  The BART got me there too late and I ended up having to go home and watched The Social Network … Continue reading

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WIN

At the bar of my hostel, I ran a small test today with some American guys – having them try pronouncing a few words using the 6 basic vowels with my transliteration standard, contrasted against the traditional one: 아 “ah” … Continue reading

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