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Sunday, June 10, 2007

"Pocketball" (Pool) in Korea

Pool halls are smoky dives in Korea. 15 years ago, they were meeting places for mobsters who smoked cigarettes, spat and got into scuffles. It's ironic that Tae Hun and I went from playing the man's game to eating crushed ice and fruit at Can More, a desert chain famous for its lace and porch swing seats.

I told him, "it's pretty tacky in here," as he spread whipped cream on his toast. He looked around at the princess decor and saw nothing wrong with it:

6 comments:

Still Born said...

what is with those chairs?

Eva Karrin McKinnon said...

Koreans dig them. you can swing back and forth as you eat your ice cream. not my thing!

Natasha said...

Whoooa but they look comfy

kiwi said...

oooo that place looks good, i love swingseats and ice cream :)and the seats look v comfy

Anonymous said...

btw is tae hun the guy you met when you first arrived in korea and asked directions? or is he a different guy?

Eva Karrin McKinnon said...

Okay I LOVE big comfy seats that swing. and fairy dust. And Disney characters. And anything pink. (You guys made me feel like a stick in the mud.)


No, that was Chung. Chung moved to another town to start University.