GUEST GAB is back, featuring very special guest, Gee, a man who doesn’t watch kdrama at all. This is the show where Lee Evie forces him to watch the first episode of a random Korean drama, and then recap it back to her, along with a fun quiz and other random games. This week they watched the first episode of TAMRA THE ISLAND, a weird old historical show that no one else has ever heard of, but that Lee Evie truly adores. … More Kdrama Podcast 83: TAMRA THE ISLAND episode 1 GUEST GAB
This kdrama SURPLUS PRINCESS, also known as IDLE MERMAID, is a 2014 fantasy rom-com starring Jo Bo-ah as the female lead (and a mermaid!), On Joo-wan (as her leading man, who acts like a true second male lead for the first half of the show) and Song Jae-rim (as a handsome chef you almost believe will win over the girl. This show also stars loads of side-characters, including the now quite famous actors Kim Seul-gi and Nam Joo-hyuk, who get their own adorable side romance! 🙂 … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: Surplus Princess / Idle Mermaid
Wear glamourous clothes, sip champagne, and hold a thousand-year-old grudge, because this week on the show Lee Evie is chatting about the 2019 Korean drama emotional rollercoaster that is HOTEL DEL LUNA. Starring the INCREDIBLE IU and Yeo Jin-gu, as well as Lee Do-hyun (total scene stealer!), this ghost story kdrama is both funny, poignant and tragic, and Lee Evie loved it. … More Kdrama Podcast 82: HOTEL DEL LUNA overview
Here is a little random collection of thoughts, books, research from the past week or so! 🙂 I hope you enjoy reading it! … More WRITING DIARY: what I’ve been reading, researching (Joseon Korean history!) and thinking about this week!
Grab some makeup, slather it on (professionally, of course) and then find true love, because this week on the show Lee Evie is discussing the absolute gem that is the 2021 Korean drama youth rom-com TRUE BEAUTY. This excellent kdrama pretends to be a silly fluffy comedy about hiding your identity, but turns out to be a deeply thoughtful, beautiful and moving story about learning to stand up for yourself and love yourself … and of course, there is a whole heap of romance along the way! Starring the incredible Moon Ga-Young, the handsome Cha Eun-woo and the scene-stealer Hwang In-yeop, this show is WORTH YOUR TIME! Lee Evie adored it. … More Kdrama Podcast 81: TRUE BEAUTY overview
Here is a collection of my thoughts, reading, writing and random ideas from this week! 🙂 I have been learning about slavery in Joseon Korea and remembering some of the places I visited when travelling! … More Lee Evie Diary Feb 26 21: Korean history research, writing and thoughts
This is such an incredible, creepy, scary read, that really blew me away. I loved the book, but do wish I didn’t have the movie tie-in book cover version, haha. I enjoyed the movie a lot (enough to want to pick up the book!) but I do feel like I loved the book even more. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Here is a random collection of thoughts from this week (22 Feb 2021). I have been doing lots of Korean history research and reading, lots of dreaming about going overseas on a trip, and of course, lots of writing! … More Lee Evie Diary: What I’ve been reading, researching and thinking about this week!
This week Lee Evie is so excited to present a very special episode. She asked listeners on Patreon to talk to her about a favourite kdrama and tell her why they love it. This GUEST GABBLE episode features lots of very special guests and Lee Evie thinks it might be her favourite episode of this show ever! Guests are: Izzie, Shade, Katherine, Barisbi, Catalina, Lizzie and Lilliana, thank you all SO MUCH! … More Kdrama Podcast 80: Your favourite kdramas GUEST GABBLE with multiple guests
It is almost time for this little celebration ebook giveaway to finish … but up until the 15th of February 2021, you can follow the link below to grab a special gift (to celebrate my book being out a whole year!): … More Almost over: Ebook Gift!