NIHONGGO 101: 輝く

私は暗い世界で輝いてる。 I’m shining in the dark world. It’s been a while since I posted in Japanese and I missed it a bit. 輝く is a verb I learned from Taeyeon’s song “I am the Greatest.”  

Washi Lovin’

170118 Because my planner needs some loving… I finally found some Washi tapes! From the stocks available in National Bookstore, SM MegaMall, this set looks the best. There was one in particular with a tape dispenser but since Washi tapes can be torn so I don’t think I’ll be needing that. Besides, the design was…

Review: Pilot Birdie Mechanical Pencil

Warning: Not for those who are appalled by traditional writing systems and certainly note for those who believe a stylus and a huge phone can save the world lots of trees. I want to honor this tiny little guy right here, Pilot Birdie, in a post. It has been my constant companion since ideas raced…

Nihongo 101: Are Post-its Necessary?

Does using post-its really help in studying Nihongo? In the beginning, I thought it was not necessary. I merely used a journal to jot down words and expressions I needed to remember. However, as grammar structures became more complex and Kanji became a pain to memorize, I had to give in and swallow my useless…