Hey guys ^^ if you read my previous post you know I have given myself a challenge (and everything I say about it I hashtag #19DayReadingChallenge on Twitter) 🙂 just to keep track of it all…really trying hard to hold my end of the challenge. Just getting there. I had this to think about when I thought of taking a nap hahaha

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I wasn’t there yet…so I couldn’t just stop. That helped me to keep going forward till I reached my page allocation (? is that right) — which makes me happy, because I still have two pages left to complete reading, but still, I am really happy I pushed through. I took stops only to eat and pee! ^^

Last one! TMI. But its the truth heh.

I was surprised at how much I was learning, little idioms, and so many words I had never even imagined, although it was hard, compared to novels (real ones) like 신사의 품격 it’s a lot easier to digest, writing style, and words aren’t convoluted…to the extent of 신사의 품격 ^^

So for someone trying to read a book it isn’t too brain-power consuming. Well, it really is, but not that much. Like I said.

Here is a peak at my post-its I stuck on the book as I was reading and looking up words in the dictionary.

This was this morning. And now there is about 9 more pink sticky notes on the pages. I can’t bare to tack up the pages with my writing /sorry/

And I will probably never say this again but reading these pages has actually made me think 지드래곤 is a likeable guy haha. I mean, the way the story is, his life, seems like he is a really good person. I don’t like his music, well, maybe a few songs ㅋㅋ

I really wish there was something like this for 용화 that would be amazing. And I would buy that…and read that…I would so own that.

And to the new kiddies on my bookshelf part of the post 🙂

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Woohoo…

Two new textbooks to add my to my growing list of books I haven’t finished (or started) ;  but I have started the Yellow one already. I had a nice look at it this evening and I am going to study from it while I watch The Simpsons <3

Who knows maybe my word 잡아 speed will increase lolol — I will see the best way to use this textbook and share in a post. I would appreciate it, maybe I’m not alone, so I will share 😀

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Also the last of my magazine buying habit. This one weighs like a ton, which costs a fortune, so I can’t buy them anymore ):

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Enjoy your studies everyone, remember not to think of it as a chore, and sadly if you do, maybe you shouldn’t be studying a foreign language. If you have to however, for work or something, try and find something that keeps you motivated, like K-pop ; any Korean music since K-pop can get boring.

Go back to the 90s for some music playlists 😀 nothing beats early 90s pop music. I’m serious.

ANOTHER BOOK HAUL. FINALLY~!!!

Really weird thing to say but I was getting really bored of the stuff I had ~I needed more and my packages weren’t arriving fast enough for me ^^ but today finally I was given a little something special. My twochois package arrived.

I was so thrilled. I actually did a little squeal at Courier Connect 🙂

Onto what I got~!!

WARNING. PICTURE HEAVY CONTENT AHEAD ♠

TOPIK Essential Grammar 150!

TOPIK Essential Grammar 150!

I finally have my TOPIK Essential 150 textbook…I’ve been wanting it for a very long time, and when I finally bought it I wanted it to arrive like a day before lmao. ~impossible~ but now that I have it I’m so excited.

Had a quick look at it in the car after I ripped open the box…and I must say it looks even better than I thought it would be ^^ 잘 샀어요 ㅎㅎ

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넌내반 manhwa book~♥ I’ve mentioned many times how I’ve wanted these books since the day I knew they were going to be released. I have no idea what took me so long….they are amazing. I’ve only just browsed through a couple of pages in the 1st book but I can tell you this I’m in love with this book ~ and I’ll be yacking on and on about it for a long while to come xD

Be prepared ya’ll

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Heartstrings 1 & 2

Second picture. From the side this time…one thing I want to mention is the size of the books, I didn’t really expect that, it’s quite an unusual shape. Usually books this size are A5 – this doesn’t seem to be. I kind of like the unusual shape though >_<

I haven’t taken the second book out of the plastic that twochois so carefully wrapped it in just yet, hence the glare from the camera ^^

I don’t want to damage it, when I get to reading it I’ll take it out of the bag (:

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You’re Beautiful Novel 1

The theme was 정용화. I’m not even kidding you right now, I have more Yonghwa stuff (~ I am seriously too obsessed with this dude ♥ like I said before it’ll never break lol)

This is the 미남이시네요 1 novel. I also haven’t taken this out of the packet yet…but I know what the first pages look like from the preview I got online :DD hoping to read this soon, maybe in a couple of days, it’s surprisingly easy.

Guess it’s sort of like YA ~ simple and not too complex with poetic lines. Well, none that I know of. We’ll have to wait and see, might be speaking too soon here :p

(suddenly want to watch the drama…again~!!)

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Korean stuff ~no other words~ these are supplements from CeCi and Instyle magazine.

It’s a beautiful Cherry Blossom Body Mist and Body Wash (haven’t used the Body Wash) but the Mist is so pretty. The scent is just my style ~ I mean it. My favourite perfume is actually Britney Spears “Fantasy” I like flowery, and girly scents ^^

(I’m a flowery and girly person, with moments of insanity~)

The shampoo looks really nice, smells nice and I’ll try it sometime, when I feel ready to change from what I currently use lol ~ which would be tomorrow if I have time ^^

Finally the eye liner, the colour is so unusual(it’s Green). It’s nothing I would ever buy on my own so I’m curious to try it out, and I bought a little something earlier today and it would match well ~I think~ with this Green eyeliner.

Curiously going to wait till my package arrives then I’ll try the eyeliner.

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I ADORE THIS NOTEBOOK ~

Isn’t it just the prettiest you’ve ever seen? The minute I saw it I imagined a galaxy full of star and I was floating <3 that’s how beautiful I find the imagery on the notebook.

I want to use it, but it’s too pretty so it’ll stay on my bookshelf where I horde numerous pretty things ^^ too afraid to mess ’em up with my untidiness :p

~xD thanks twohois for the notebook gift~

NOW ONTO THE MAGAZINES. THERE IS A LOT OF THEM ♥

Three magazines! SO THICK OMG

Three magazines! SO THICK OMG

InStyle ~ got this for the tiny bit of Tiffany inside ^^ she looked lovely btw. And it’s got some lovely reading practice and stuff, I think I’ll look at it often just for something to read.

Marrie Claire ~ got this for JYJ on the cover! And I haven’t even opened it yet, you can see in the photo it still is all nice and safely wrapped in plastic >_<

Vogue Korea ~ Got this for 정용화. There is a pictorial and interview with the rest of the #삼총사 cast- can’t wait to have a look at it soon. Might even try my hand at translating, who knows xD

Again not opened you can still see the baggy it’s in.

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it’s blurry, I’m sorry was too excited <3

A page from #Esquire ^^ I’m sorry the image is blurry I was seriously too excited to even take a good pic. This is actually the best one can you believe. Out of 6 or so D:

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CeCi (August 2014)

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And finally the last magazine (~sort of) is CeCi which a seriously awesome magazine. Lot’s of interesting stuff in it, I was reading it just before writing this post actually.

Love it ♥ You will be hearing more about the contents (x you are duly warned x)

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These are extras….from Vogue and Marie Claire….just fashion show books and etc not my style but they are pretty to look at so I got them xD

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Happy as a mouse with cheese with my book haul ♥ (that is a bad analogy) but that is how I feel. I really needed a pick me up after all these stresses I’ve been having. I won’t be able to delve into everything, I know that, what with exams and etc but still I’ll have time in the car to look at some stuff.

When I chuck it into my bag xD

Anyone have any of these books? If so how do you like them? Also it’s Friday (secret cheer ~~) what are you all doing? I’m going to look over my stuff and then watch some tv and maybe some KNTM (Korea’s Next Top Model) recommended by someone <3 

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At this moment I’m lying down on a stretcher bed and it’s 5:56am

Thinking about what I read yesterday and realized and what I learnt 🙂 know I looked are the Complete Guide to TOPIK actually filled in some questions, fun, read a small (but different) insert about 김현중 in High Cut the one I received just a few day’s ago and learnt many new words while reading it and also gained a little more insight into 김현중 always a lovely thing to do hehe ♡•♡

And actually while reading it his previous photoshoot with High Cut was mentioned eg. 수영장 화보 (swimming pool pictorial) which just made me think I should have taken that High Cut with me but tbh I wouldn’t want it to get damaged so rather keep it safe ….and in perfect condition in my study underneath all the other magazines I’m slowly collecting xD

Also made me think of how hard that interview is to read in the August 2013 High Cut with 김현중 cover >;;< I should really try again because all I've done so far is read one question and one answer from 김현중 then I abandoned it all, not on purpose but because it was a little bit challenging for me ^^ A lot of things at this level seem challenging guess still need to work hader to understand all these texts I have. As for the magazine "The Star" I will be doing something that means a lot to me with it so 기대해 ~ I will post about it soon! Interested in the book review of Complete Guide to the TOPIK (Basic) click here for review.

Yay! My day just got better a few hours ago I am not sure if you guys remember but a couple of posts back I said I ordered a manhwa and a magazine from twochois (CNBLUE cover 더스타) its arrrived ~~~

Kinda upset a little because these things arrived a long time ago (2 weeks) but I wasn’t told about it even today I just saw the package with the green label from Korea Post and knew it was from twochois (:

So….what I got ^^ the Korean related stuff.

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Book one of the 슬픈연가 manhwa book which is awesome even though its second hand its in imaculate condition almost better than a new one haha my Mum was even shocked when I told her its second hand. Plus, got my baby on the cover of a magazine (fangirl) CNBLUE and 정용화 looks so handsome as well as 종현 ^^ and twochois added a High Cut and a free cute little notebook 🙂 will use it well!!!

Glad also that I got non Korean from Amazon.co.uk like my first set of metal chopsticks and a beautiful matte finish cover for my Note 3 cellphone.

Now just need to wait for my textbooks that I ordered hahaha I almost cant wait but then I have to xD

Going to read the 씨엔블루 magazine now ♥