2020 Planner: 366 Days

Last year, I earned stickers for a Starbucks Planner (click here for 2019 planner) but I wasn’t able to do it this time. Deviating from my monochromatic theme, I got this “366 Days” colorful planner from Limelight. They also come in white, black, and grey and why I wasn’t able to get the less intimidating…

2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

Student of the Week: Alyssa

Thank you, Alys from AlysinBookland for letting me share this tweet. And by the way, although she was a former ‘huntress,’ no rabbit was harmed in the remake of her blog. If you are in the search for prolific book reviewers or simply looking for an example on how to live a double life being…

My New Take on Slam Dunk

Over the weekend I watched a number of Takehiko Inoue’s Slam Dunk episodes. They were chosen in random -not exactly since I focused on episodes where Sendoh appeared. Anyway, it’s not a secret anymore that I simply adore him. Certain realizations arise when you watch a series or even a movie for several times and…

July 2018 Articles

Thank you to Joey of Thoughts and Afterthoughts  for subtly reminding me that I have a huge responsibility to update my blog. Although, to be honest, he was only reflecting on his own blogging schedule and I just felt quite guilty. That feeling when you haven’t blogged in 5ever and your scheduled drafts end up going…

How did 2017 go for me?

I am not here to bore you to death with how it went –you’ve got enough on your plate without me ruining your digestion anyway. Let me just break it down to three categories: a) Reading Updates b) Writing Updates c) Personal Goals So without further ado, here’ s the list: Reading Updates I managed…

Vancouver Public Library

Inspiration comes in the form of one of the libraries I hope to visit. Source: Vancouver Public Library

Literary Constellations

I chanced upon this website when I was looking for an interesting read in Brainpickings.org . I am astounded that someone out there has taken time to make these literary constellations. How I miss Structure of English. Constellations of first sentences from each chapter of short stories Source: Literary Constellations

2017 Planner, National Bookstore, Review

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored review. This 2017, I’m going all out to using an affordable planner I purchased from National Bookstore. As a fan of planners, I go for utility rather than design – a poor excuse for me being monochromatic and boring – so I’d go for less expensive ones than those…

Blog Feature: Sushi and Adobo

Today’s Blog Feature highlights two of my favorites, Japan and my Yeobo-my ever-patient mentor in 日本語、a superb friend of mine. Sushi and Adobo is not your typical travel/personal blog. What does your blog offer? My blog offers random topics about Japan. The 3 categories I set are: 1. Did you know? – This covers my…