A lot of us felt like 2020 (and some part of 2021) didn’t really happen. Streets suddenly emptied, transactions put on hold, people we used to see everyday we saw again through our screens, some we’ll never see again. In its early days, we all expected it to last a…

It was a time when it was chilly, but our hearts were fiery, and we didn’t have much but people’s hearts were warm. It was clearly the Age of Analog, not much different from the Paleolithic era — Opening lines of Reply 1988

As an adult version of Deok-sun reminisced the events of the year 1988, a similar literary work had come into mind. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a story about the events that lead up to the French Revolution. Like it, The Dickensian opening lines of Reply…

January this year, I met a nearly fatal motor vehicle accident. I was sitting in a tricycle behind the driver (I like it there; it’s windy) when a car opposite us suddenly knocked me off as I was reaching for my wallet to get change. The driver of the car…

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