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Reasons why I’m not writing my wrap-up of 2014

The gif say it all >_<

The gif says it all >_<

Hey guys! Today’s post is going to be a little different from usual. As I was going over my blog site this morning, I scrolled through the posts that I made over the past year of 2014 and realised that… I hardly posted anything. In comparison to 2013, 2014 was just atrocious. And honestly, it was a true reflection on how I was in terms of watching dramas or listening to music; I rarely did any of that last year.

Off the top of my head, I can barely rarely remember the number of dramas that I had watched last year (it wasn’t that many, trust me), or my most favourite MVs of 2014. As a result of that, I am planning on not writing any Year-In-Review posts for 2014, as it would just be so embarrassing to show you guys what I have failed to accomplish.

2014 was certainly not a great year for me personally. University work was quite demanding in comparison to the previous year, my practical work for education was a new experience that forced me to be fully immersed in it, and numerous personal issues started popping up left and right that really hindered my time and ability to really enjoy doing the things I love. I had written so many reviews (for K-pop in particular) but due to the immense amount of stress I was under, none of them ever finished since I felt that the quality was just not the same standard as I had previously done.

And so,  I would like to make a pledge right here, right now. For 2015, I would like things to change a little bit. I want to contribute more to the community than I did last year. I’m determined to turn this major slump of mine into motivation to do better than I have ever done before. I promise to have more time for myself to watch the things I love,  and to listen to the things I want to listen to for enjoyment. I won’t give a number of what I will achieve (since I feel that in terms of watching dramas or animes, that isn’t a very realistic thing to do) but a guarantee would be that I will definitely do more than I did last year. I vow to never repeat what I have done for 2014 ever again. And I solemnly swear that to the hundreds and thousands of viewers who visit this blog every year. This is my promise to you all.

Thank you all so much for all the support, and I hope to see you guys quite soon with another post  😉

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~


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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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SHINee(샤이니) finally releases their MV “Everybody”: They can even make a low budget MV look like the best thing EVA!

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Hello friends!

This is the MV that we have been waiting for over a week now! SM Entertainment has finally released the music video for “Everybody” about 4 hours ago, with approximately 130,000 views at the moment (obviously, within the next 24 hours it will probably reach something ridiculous like a couple of million or something because, why not? World, you still continue to amaze me at times).

God, look at those poses...EYE CANDY!

God, look at those poses…EYE CANDY!

SHINee IS FINALLY BACK!!!! *jumps around the room* And boy, what a comeback! Flawless choreography, addictive tunes and sexy outfits? What is there to possibly complain about??

Well, there may be one thing…SM, ARE YOU GUYS SPENDING MONEY ON PLACES WE AREN’T AWARE ABOUT?!

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Skip Beat Chapter 202 Review: The voice clip says it all…

Hi guys!! It’s been kind of lonely on this blog right? Sorry that I haven’t been too active lately. Work has been a pain in the butt as per usual, and uni starts in a week’s time so I’m rushing to finish all of my animes. Currently I’m watching “Say I Love You”, which as a fantastic anime and I’m definitely planning to finish it by tomorrow :3

I'm reading the manga too~~ Love this to bits!! KYA!!

I’m reading the manga too~~ Love this to bits!! KYA!!

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Inspiration searching!

Okay,  so I just scrolled through my tumblr like any Asian-crazy maniac and I discovered alot of these 30 day challenges that I find REALLY REALLY interesting.

I really want to become more active on this site but I found to lack in motivation and inspiration. These challenges may be what I might need right now. Also, I found out about this ‘weekly photo challenge’ that seems really intersting and realistic since these 30 day challenge ones may become too demanding.

But these seem so interesting…anyways, I may start the photo challenge next week. As for some challenges, I may have to still go searching for perhaps shorted ones.

Oh, btw, I want to do these challenges on this blog rather than tumblr. Still will refer back to them but I feel more comfortable typing here 🙂

Will be back soon with new stuff to talk about. I may do an MV review of ‘Wolf’ soon as well.

Hope you all have a lovely day. Enjoy and I hope to talk to you soon~~ Got to go and finish off my history essay now >< oh, the agony lol!


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UPDATE!!!

Okay, so this site has been pretty dead huh?

Please blame that on university and not me *cough cough* but yeah, life has been pretty tough on me at the moment because of the stress that university can inflict upon you ><

I promise I will keep this site more updated once the semester concludes. First review will be up, PROMISE!!!

Anyways, love you all and I hope to get back to guys soon~~