country that you're from
favourite Furey event
reason you joined Jeju Furey's executive team
general thoughts on Jeju/Korea
recommendations for newbies to Korea/Jeju
lesson(s) learned from living here
what you like about Jeju Furey / what you don't
favourite Jeju Furey memory
event you'd most like to see in the future
event you'd most like to not see in the future
years lived in Korea, and years lived in Jeju
what date or what event did you start volunteering for Jeju Furey?
Canada (Nova Scotia, "the best part of Canada")
BVB numbero uno
I joined because Dan Nabben signed me up and didn't tell me.
my last six months in the country were spent in Seoul, and every single day I found myself wondering why the hell I wasn't back in Jeju..
"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between does what he wants to do." -Bob
Listen more than you speak. Don't eat dog. Do eat horse. Buy a scooter and a snorkel. Call friends back home from time to time. Call your family often. Learn a lot.
After spending a lot of my formative years in Korea, the transition to life back home was difficult, and it was very hard for a while to relate to people back here who have never done an ESL tour of duty. But you learn to adjust, just as we did there, and things begin to seem normal again. But the wonderful thing is that even after you settle back into a life here, you will always be a member of that strange and wonderful tribe of teachers and travellers, and for the rest of your life you will have a network of dear friends scattered around the globe, and you know you'll see them again someday because the world is a smaller place for folks like us, and the travel bug never goes away.
It all grew out of a friend who wanted his friend to be remembered, and that's beautiful.
Clambering around on Troy's shoulders literally all damn night, getting the nets set up for BVB 1, and somehow having a whale of a time doing it.
Jeju Furey Cheese Rolling!
Football (American). Sorry, just not a fan.
4 years in Jeju, 6 months in Seoul
Beach Volleyball 1 (a few weeks before the event was held)