Category Archives: Musings & Reflections

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Five: Femininity + Her

Day five of 2017’s #kdramawomensweek, in which we explore gender and femininity.

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Five: Femininity + Her

Day five of 2017’s #kdramawomensweek, in which we explore gender and femininity.

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Four: Work x3

Yoon Hye Jin, La Dolce Vita (2008) Oh Yun Soo’s Yoon Hye Jin is a perennial favorite for me, a perfect combination of an actress at the top of her game and writer who makes his women as rich and

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Four: Work x3

Yoon Hye Jin, La Dolce Vita (2008) Oh Yun Soo’s Yoon Hye Jin is a perennial favorite for me, a perfect combination of an actress at the top of her game and writer who makes his women as rich and

Happy (belated) International Women’s Day!

A celebration of Age of Youth, for the last day of #kdramawomensweek 2017.

Happy (belated) International Women’s Day!

A celebration of Age of Youth, for the last day of #kdramawomensweek 2017.

Marriage Not Dating Episode 2 Reflection

Episode 2: People Management What a fun, breezy episode. I’m not confident the show can keep up with the brilliance it displays here, but this episode has got witty dialogue, engaging relationship dynamics, great acting from the leads, and a heroine who

Marriage Not Dating Episode 2 Reflection

Episode 2: People Management What a fun, breezy episode. I’m not confident the show can keep up with the brilliance it displays here, but this episode has got witty dialogue, engaging relationship dynamics, great acting from the leads, and a heroine who

Witch’s Romance Series Review

*This “review” has lots of spoilers; it’s for folks who have already watched the show, and I wouldn’t recommend it if what you’re looking for is an overview of the plot.* Drama Overview Witch’s Romance is the 10th drama I’ve

Witch’s Romance Series Review

*This “review” has lots of spoilers; it’s for folks who have already watched the show, and I wouldn’t recommend it if what you’re looking for is an overview of the plot.* Drama Overview Witch’s Romance is the 10th drama I’ve

Check In: From the Archives

These days Secret Love Affair is the drama that’s on everyone’s radar, and there’s so much thoughtful, wonderful writing on it that I don’t think I could have much to add. My drama watching has been rather random these past few

Check In: From the Archives

These days Secret Love Affair is the drama that’s on everyone’s radar, and there’s so much thoughtful, wonderful writing on it that I don’t think I could have much to add. My drama watching has been rather random these past few

Musings on Let’s Eat! (식샤를 합시다): Episodes 2-10

Photo Credit: JAYwalkers on Soompi Jonsi, Go Do Episode 2: Getting to Know Your Neighbors Let’s go out to eat, the three of us, with Dae Young Oppa. Main Dish: On Soo Kyung and Dae Young   Soo Kyung and

Musings on Let’s Eat! (식샤를 합시다): Episodes 2-10

Photo Credit: JAYwalkers on Soompi Jonsi, Go Do Episode 2: Getting to Know Your Neighbors Let’s go out to eat, the three of us, with Dae Young Oppa. Main Dish: On Soo Kyung and Dae Young   Soo Kyung and

More Musings on In Time With You

Romance, Language, and Romantic Heroes A la claire fontaine by Shang Wenjie (from The Painted Veil soundtrack) Jane Austen’s stories occupy a good part of my romance narrative knowledge; I’ve read all the books, own both the ’95 and ’05

More Musings on In Time With You

Romance, Language, and Romantic Heroes A la claire fontaine by Shang Wenjie (from The Painted Veil soundtrack) Jane Austen’s stories occupy a good part of my romance narrative knowledge; I’ve read all the books, own both the ’95 and ’05