Posts By: Emma Hillian

I’m glad I got fired

Just down the street from my new apartment is a restaurant that sells octopus. In South Korea, chopped octopus, served wiggling, is a delicacy. I haven’t tried it yet, but I have to admit, the more I pass by, the more I consider the daring idea of slurping a tentacle or two. For now, I’ve… Read more »

Leaving Town

In my mid-20s, I found myself stuck in my hometown putting my university degree to excellent use as a cashier. So I took a job in Thailand as an English teacher. Weeks before I left, I didn’t know many details about the job. What I did know was that I’d be leaving everything I knew… Read more »