Busan 3

i promise this is the last batch, don’t want anyone climbing the walls or thinking i’m a broing Uncle Herb type with his projector slides from trip circa ’93. i’ve had fun manipulating the truth though.

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Busan

i was treated to a short respite from work with a trip to Korea’s 2nd largest city, Busan (부산). Busan was spared the artillery impact of the Korean war & contains historical areas that Korea on the whole, doesn’t have. There is a balance between the hyper-new, chic, beach side with glass skyscrapers scratching cloud;…

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there’s ∞ a photograph going on

tips: look everything up & down. look into things. looks around them. try to see beyond them to anything on the otherside. hold still. hold breath. keep your eye out. sometimes be patient. know you may have to rush. be ready. imagine your head can swivel 360°. become light & shadow. know the seepage of…

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the nostalgias of an abandoned school

out walking 보름 i stumbled on an abandoned school near to me. as you will see from the photos, a lot has been left there, as if one day the pupils & teachers just vanished, leaving the school to the clemency of time. i wanted to convey recollection, nostalgia & i think i have managed…

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차바’s refugees

last year Korea was hit by one of the worst typhoons in some years, killing 7 on the mainland. Jeju fortunately got off lightly, the typhoon grazing us rather than meeting us head on bull-at-a-gate.  the day after, the weather windy & carrying the heavy regret of a drunk in its ache to clear its…

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