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W – Two Worlds (or confessions of a recalcitrant drama addict)

Getting sucked in is par for the course…

Image source: https://www.viutv.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Viu-TV-W-Two-Worlds-Han-Hyo-Joo-and-Lee-Jong-Suk.jpg

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10-minute post: Bye bye, Snape TT_TT

Alan Rickman, Harry Potter and Die Hard actor, dies aged 69 – BBC News

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-35313604

First Ziggy Stardust, now Snape. Both at 69. Damn you, cancer!

I have never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.
Alan Rickman

Seemed like a good way to live.

He made me so sad in Love Actually when he cheated on Emma Thompson, but even so, his failing was so unerringly human, and you knew he regretted his indiscretion when he realised how much he’d broken her trust.

RIP, Snape. Thank you for everything.

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Drama Roundup 2015

Rats!

It’s almost the end of 2015, as per tradition, nothing much has been accomplished.  Well, I did get some stuff done, but that’s for the PMP, and another post.

Anyway, here’s a list of the dramas that I’ve watched/read/dropped online and off this year.  Refer to previous post for stuff that I’m still watching.

Read & Watched (and were good)

  1. Ho-Gu’s Love
  2. Pinocchio
  3. Twenty Again

Read (and were decent)

  1. Angry Mom
  2. Kill Me, Heal Me
  3. Last
  4. Mask
  5. Oh My Ghostess

Read (and were so-so)

  1. Oh My Venus
  2. Orange  Marmalade
  3. The Producers
  4. Sassy Go Go
  5. She Was Pretty
  6. Yong Pal

Read (and were disappointing and/or dropped)

  1. Bubblegum
  2. Ex Girlfriends’ Club
  3. Girl Who Sees Smells
  4. High Society
  5. Hyde, Jekyll and Me
  6. Let’s Eat 2 (dropped)
  7. Masked Prosecutor
  8. Persevere, Gu Hae-Ra
  9. Punch (probably ok, but not my genre)
  10. Spy (dropped)
  11. Superdaddy Yeol
  12. The Time I’ve Loved You
  13. Warm and Cosy (dropped)
  14. Who Are You?

Not read, but possibly promising

  1. D-Day
  2. Hidden Identity
  3. Six Flying Dragons

Not read, but probably not a priority

  1. Awl
  2. Falling for Innocence
  3. Village: Secret of Achiara

Recaps to these dramas can be found at www.dramabeans.com.

Other sites for recaps:

Watch at dramatv.tv and www.tiveee.com.

That’s 23 drama serials just from the K-canon.  With Candy Crush, no wonder so little has been accomplished…

(And I’m ashamed to report that the one book a month has failed spectacularly too.  Have only managed to read bits of Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning.)

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20 Surprisingly Profound Quotes From Children’s Books. I Grew Up On #9.

http://www.tickld.com/x/jaw/20-surprisingly-profound-quotes-from-childrens-books?utm_source=Tickld&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=childrensbooks&ts_pid=2&utm_content=inf_10_381_2

2. “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…
Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”

(Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends)

4. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

( J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone)

To be a dreamy realist? A realistic dreamer? Fear not and work towards that dream. =)