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!
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
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!
I was lucky enough a while back to be wandering around an art gallery, and find an incredible exhibition on the age of the samurai within Japan. I was fascinated to see real pieces of art, armour, pottery and sword pieces from Japan’s tumultuous history. And I took lots of photos, so though I might share them here, as I found the whole experience really interesting 🙂 … More TRAVEL DIARY: Samurai history at an art gallery
Here is the book cover reveal for upcoming novel PROMISE THIEF set in Joseon Korea, out 23 October 2020! … More BOOK COVER REVEAL: Promise Thief
I was lucky enough to visit Korea a few years ago, and these are pictures I took while wandering around the main palace in Seoul, Gyeongbokgung. I LOVED it, it was stunningly beautiful and with so many small details to focus on. … More TRAVEL DIARY: Gyeongbokgung Palace, Korea
Also known as the Jingbirok, this first person account of the Imjin War was written as a record of the Japanese invasion of Korea (1592-1598) and all the things that went wrong for the Korean government and military throughout the conflict. Of course it also documents some incredible wins too (for instance, Admiral Yi and his incredible heroic story) but on the whole, the purpose of the book was to present mistakes for what they were, in the hopes that they would not repeat in the future. … More Book Review: THE JINGBIROK / BOOK OF CORRECTIONS by Yu Songnyong
A creepy little old Korean ghost story. … More TRAVEL DIARY: A Korean ghost story
Learning about the female divers, or mermaids, of Jeju Island with the Kdrama TAMRA THE ISLAND. Korean history through Korean dramas. … More KDRAMA HISTORY: Tamra the Island and FEMALE DIVERS (Haenyeo)
Learning about ancient Korea’s gisaeng through Gu Family Book. … More KDRAMA HISTORY: Gu Family Book and the Korean GISAENG