“Everyone aged between 15 and 30 has to be in the union.
I taught people North Korean culture and encouraged them not to listen to American pop music or watch dramas from South Korea and China”.
Drinking with friends was overshadowed by the fear of talking about the regime, going to the cinema was blighted by not being able to kiss in public and having to watch one film six times because nothing else was showing.
“I never watched porn there, it would have been really dangerous.
“Roller skating is popular but you can’t go on the streets and must go in a park.
Ice-skating is also popular but there is only one place”.
“Parents are often at work all day so couples will go to their house.
When I was young a saw a couple having sex in the park”.