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Thoughts: Friendships?

My life exactly...Credit: Link

You know who you are hahaha…Credit: Link

Have you ever sat down for a second and thought to yourself: “Who are my friends?”

If you’re thinking of that question now, who did you think of? Was it the people you saw on a daily basis due to work or school, or was it the ones who you’ve rarely seen since ‘life’ happened, but still chat with on a regular basis?

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I finally return to…lawsuits and break ups…WHAT the hell??!

Pfft, I wish LOL!

Pfft, I wish LOL!

I am finally returning!!! Hooray!

Oh my, how I’ve have missed you all! *Kisses and hugs thrown everywhere* Exams are now all complete, essays have all been handed in and I’m slowly gaining my sleeping routine back (staying up for five consecutive nights is the worst sort of pain to ever experience. Trust me, DON’T DO IT!!! ><) So, I’ll be slightly slow, but I’ll get there.

The purpose of this post is simple – it’s just going to be short and sweet, and it’s just a way to say “Thank You for waiting” and that “Yes, I’m still alive!”

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Temporary hiatus, and my sad reality (sob)


*Sigh* If only it were that easy...

*Sigh* If only it were that easy…

Hey everyone; this is going to be quite brief.

I am going to probably going to be MIA for the next two weeks. This is due to the fact that I have two 3000 word essays due in under two weeks time, both of which I have had hardly any progress in over the last couple of days. I’m trying, honestly I am, but I am just having so much trouble with them, especially my US History one; that one is just over my head now.

So, I do apologise that I won’t be able to post anything up. I really wanted to pump out my Empress Ki review tomorrow, but I’ve decided to place it on hold for now, and post it up first thing once I get a chance to actually do so. I really want to put a little bit more effort into it since I believe it requires a little bit more than just say “Hey, I liked it, and the ending sucked; finished”. NO, that is not my opinion about the drama, and it will remain this way 😉

Also, there was a bunch of things that I wanted to do too besides it. Here is a miniature list:

  • First Impressions: “步步惊情 (Bu Bu Jing Qing)” (Yep, it finally started, and it feels like a MESS!)
  • First Impressions: “Conspiracy in the Court” (JIN YI HAN!!!)
  • First Impressions: “A New Leaf” (…JIN YI HAN!!!) Hey, can’t help but support Tal-Tal, right?
  • Final Review: “You From Another Star” (Yes, I finally finished it! Thank goodness~)
  • First Impressions: “Golden Rainbow” (It seemed interesting enough to watch)

Phew, that was a list huh? And it’s all just sitting here, collecting virtual dust for at least the next two weeks 😦   Hopefully, I will jump back on the bandwagon ASAP once everything is done!

I love you all, and I hope that this will not take me away from you all for too long. I am sorry that I haven’t been as active as I could be, but uni work is just biting up my butt at the moment, and I can’t just ignore it – it is practically impossible to do so! Seriously, I really need to get a working timetable on both my uni and blogging life; this is getting terribly out of hand!

Thank you all for the continuous support you all have provided me, and I promise to see you all very soon~~


❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~

P.S. Have some beautiful and handsome Tal-Tal pics while you’re at it 😉    No need to thank me!



I will forever ship this couple...FOREVER I TELL YA!

I will forever ship this couple…FOREVER I TELL YA!

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What I’ve Been Up To Lately: Life And Drama Update

Hey ya’ll! How’s it going?? Me? A lot actually, both in life and in drama-land actually. Initially, I was planning to do a post solely about a particular drama I’m currently watching, but then I had realised that I was taking too long to do it. If I feel like it, maybe I’ll do recaps about it or something however for now, I think you all deserve an explanation for what has been happening in my life so far, and why have I gone MIA for the last 2 weeks or so.

Moving sucks. The end.

Moving sucks. The end.

So firstly, as I may have stated in another post previously, I am currently moving out of my current home (with the family) to a new one. The main issue was the fact that we didn’t choose to move out; we’ve been forced out of our current place in order for the house to be redone and resold to someone else. Since that happened, my family and I have been house hunting for weeks, and doing nothing else but. Just a couple of days ago, we had finally settled ourselves with a place, and are currently in the process of selling furniture, packing things up and organising the house in order to make sure that nothing is left behind. It’s been fun to actually discover things that I never knew existed (or find things that I never knew I had). I’m sure many of you probably understands that feeling but for me, it is foreign yet refreshing.

So, for the past two weeks or so, my house has transformed to a place piled with boxes left, right and centre containing my entire life that I had grown up knowing and loving. My life has been entirely turned upside down, and my mind has been just frazzled and unable to think and write anything. Hence the lack of posts and motivation to do anything but just pack and make sure that I get ready for university which starts in the next two weeks or so. I do apologise that I haven’t been posting anything; hopefully once I move into my new place, and get under way with uni, I will be more organised and consistent with my posts. It sucks that I haven’t been  able to write anything lately however, I wish to provide you with the best that I can do, rather than just anything that comes to mind just for the sack of posting something.

Anyway, the purpose of this post (apart from the obvious) was to actually inform you as to what I have been watching, what I’ve been checking out and finally what I have been following about to the point of pure madness…let’s start, shall we??

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning!

Hello everyone! Wow, it’s been ages since I last did a photo challenge. I do apologise, and in all honesty, I feel absolutely guilty about it ><

So, here are my entries for this week!

This first photo was taken in the library on the 8th floor at my university. Bored as hell from the countless pages of readings, I was inspired to actually take a moment and ponder upon the view which I had totally ignored.

An early morning start at university. The view itself helped keep me motivated to finish a couple of readings before my first tutorial.

An early morning start at university. The view itself helped keep me motivated to finish a couple of readings before my first tutorial.


The next photo was actually taken the next day, after my girly cravings kicked in early in the morning. Green tea latte with waffles drizzled with chocolate sauce? Why the hell not?

The next morning, I decided to spoil regrets ><

The next morning, I decided to spoil myself…no regrets ><

So, I hope you all enjoyed this week’s entry, and I will be back next week with my next one (hopefully!)

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~

SPICA – “Tonight”: The replay button is going to break eventually…>//<

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Hi everyone! This is a quick MV review on the newly released single by SPICA called “Tonight”. I don’t really have a lot of time on my hands ATM because I have to be running off to uni soon enough.



But I just have to leave some sort of comment about this song because IT IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! It has a really indie-vibe to it, and it is absolutely addictive to listen to. So much so that my outfit for the day seems really indie too…what has this song done to me??! ><

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreshadow

Hi guys!

So this week’s topic is “foreshadow”. Below is a photo that I had taken this morning. Whilst finishing off some homework, I had ordered a Green Tea Latte for the first time. It was absolutely gorgeous and I knew that I was in for a fantastic ride. The coffee foreshadowed a very progressive yet distracting study session.


Thank you all for reading and I hope to see you all next week!!

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~

EXO – Growl (으르렁): fap fap fap fap fap fap…you know the drill >//<

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HI GUYS!!!!!

I’m not even going to attempt to start apologising for my absence; there really is no point, is there?

So ,without further ado, let’s start this review!

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Day 9: What is the thing you wish you were good at?

Hi guys! So I, am not a greedy person. I never demand things because I believe if I need it, I will eventually get it but only if it is a need. One thing that I really wish I was good at is…anti-procrastination.


A clear description of my life on a day-to-day basis. The exact truth (no joke ><)

Yes, you saw it right – anti-procrastination.

Everything around me acts as a reason to not do my work, or to not start on that assessment due tomorrow. Food, internet, books, movies, you name it. If I’m determined not to work, I simply won’t do it.

If there was a cure for procrastination, I would have bought it all already, and it will be filthy rich (okay not really, but I would be willing to purchase it BECAUSE IT IS A NEED!) Seriously, I would consider the cure a need rather than a solution.

I hope I’m not the only one with this problem. Even though assessments are handed in on time, or essays are submitted online before the deadline, it is still clear that the journey to get there was through no sleep, caffeine and numerous dance workouts to keep my body’s blood flowing AT ALL TIMES.

If I was good at anti-procrastination, I think that all of my worries will be solved, seriously. No more delays, no more stalling – I’ll be working my butt off 100% always. Ahhhhh, how beautiful does that sound? Sounds pretty sweet to me XD

So yeah, I wish to never procrastinate again. So simple yet impossible to achieve. CURSE YOU PROCRASTINATION!!!!!!!!

Anyway, hope you all enjoyed and I’ll talk to you soon~~

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~

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Day 3: Purses? *Pfft* No one uses purses anymore…right?

Day 3: What’s in my purse?

Hmmm, looking at this...I may consider a new bag >< how sad!

Hmmm, looking at this…I may consider a new bag >< how sad!

Okay guys, so it’s already DAY NO. 3! WOW!!! And it is another…27 days to go -__-…to soon Hyunnie, too soon…

Soooooo in order to make this a lot easier, I’ll just take a photo of my things. Today, I wasn’t really at uni for long so there really isn’t much to see.

My lovely yet dirty bag that carry to uni everyday...I really need a new one hehe

My lovely yet dirty bag that carry to uni everyday…I really need a new one hehe

All of the stuff today in my bag (btw, my iPod and phone were in my pockets today so they don't count!)

All of the stuff today in my bag (btw, my iPod and phone were in my pockets today so they don’t count!)

From left to right, up to down: My textbook, filing folder, exercise-folder,  pencil-case, wallet, umbrella (you never know…), glasses case, water (it’s expensive on campus), tissues (well duh we all need them ^^), chewing gum (once again, you never know…) and a SHIT-LOAD OF LIPSTICKS!

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Lipsticks + lipbalms + cream…this collection isn’t even a quarter of what I have LOL

This is definitely too embarrassing >< I am a lipstick/lip balm WHORE, no joke, Since my lips are the only part of my body not covered/troubled by acne, I tend to take extra care of them lol (does that even make any sense?). Not something that I am proud of but, oh well who cares?

…maybe I do care a bit, just a little >.<‘

So, once again, it’s a short post again today. i know that this isn’t too exiting but tomorrow’s will be much better, I promise!

Also, a friend of mine has recommended me a film to watch and review on so hopefully, you will all stay tuned for that!

So, as always, thanks for reading and I will talk to you guys soon~~

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~