House of Bluebird or 파랑새의 집 as it’s known in Hangul is my first Korean Drama for this year.

House of Bluebird

I was watching KBS World one day and they were airing it. I really loved the connection/relation between Jang Hyun-do and Kim Ji-wan and decided to give it a try.

Below is a small sample from Tumblr:

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I’ve reached episode 10 and as I found out from Wikipedia, it will have a total of 50 episodes. That means I will have to be patient since only 14 episodes have been aired so far. That or watch a second drama to fill up my time.

I’m really grateful they uploaded the episodes on their official Youtube Channel: KBS World TV. It makes things much easier for me, and I get an email every time they upload a new episode.

I like this drama because the characters are cute. Yes, they are cute! You can tell from the beginning that there’s going to be trouble later in the series, with all the tension between the older characters. It’s also plain as daylight that things are not straightforward and there are deep secrets between the two main families.

But, the thing that got me was the main plot:

“House of Bluebird addresses the differing inter-generational attitudes of Koreans towards work; and the conflict between the desire to fulfill personal dreams and the need to make a living.”

It’s a drama that hit home with me. I am trying to make a living but also trying to find myself/fulfill my personal dreams. I’m currently in-between jobs and truthfully, I’m back where I was last year. I decided to go back to my old job. It was a hard thing for me to do, but it was harder for me to stay where I was.

In a way the first 5 episodes of this drama kinda helped me realize certain things. It will be interesting to see how things evolve in the drama as well with my life.