My Aussie Xmas

My flight out of Incheon was at 7 pm so I had some time to do the Xmas shopping. I usually do not buy gifts for adults as there is so much that can be read into a gift. But I always buy gifts for kids. This year I got a tiger onesie for The Niece and a monkey jacket for The Nephew. While I was looking for The Nephew’s present I found this great bra.

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Wear a bra like this, get your “Oppa dream”

Christmas is interesting in Korea. On the one hand, suburban Seoul by night looks like a neon cemetery. On the other, there is barely any trace of Jesus, replaced with hyper-consumerism instead. This shouldn’t come as a surprise since what else would an outside observer learn from observing American Christmas traditions. Like a lot of “Western” holidays, Xmas is also for couples, so maybe the above festive bra is for boyfriends to buy for their girlfriends.

I got my brother and sister-in-law this book, because it’s inevitable so you may as well do it right.

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This kid looks 40

For Xmas Day we were up at our holiday house. The barbecue was excellent.

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Beer in one hand, iPhone in the other

The beach is about 3 minutes walk away. This is my niece playing near the rock pool. She wasn’t allowed into the water because she had a bit of a cold, but she eventually went in. She was only allowed to be knee-deep in the water. This just meant that she started swimming in knee-deep water.

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Australia’s next great engineer

Here she is singing about the sea

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