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D.M. Jewelle ([personal profile] dmjewelle) wrote2015-01-01 03:31 am
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Annual Meme!


1. What did you do in 2014 that you'd never done before?
Go to Sapporo! Stalk a celebrity!!

2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't make any, it's easier to keep.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
My cousin did. Most :| baby I've ever seen.

4. Did anyone close to you die?

5. What countries did you visit?
Japan and Singapore. Again!

6. What would you like to have in 2015 that you lacked in 2014?
...Ernest Hemingway Superstar Writer ability.

7. What date from 2014 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
30th March 2014, the day I literally inhaled Benedict Cumberbatch's carbon dioxide.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
These tie:
- Meeting Benedict Cumberbatch
- Watching Angela Aki perform live
- Self publishing my short stories at CAFKL
- Getting my play staged for Short & Sweet
- Getting published in KL Noir Yellow

9. What was your biggest failure?
...not leaving my job when I had the chance, I guess.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I got a spur on my right heel now.

11. What were the best things you bought?
Sailor Saturn plushie from Sapporo!

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
...I can't think of anyone.

13. Whose behaviour appalled you?
This country is devolving into a nation of arseholes. :(

14. Where did most of your money go?
Probably food and travel expenses. Probably.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
KL Noir Yellow's launch.

16. What song will always remind you of 2014?
This was the year the lab lost its radio, so all I have in my head is the Free

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? I was happy, then it went back to baseline as the year ended.
ii. thinner or fatter? The good part is I seem to be maintaining an ideal weight!
iii. richer or poorer? I earned more, but I end up spending more too. :(

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
One can never be a decent human being enough.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Took mum out for ramen, then hung out with Max and Co at Fenix's.

21. Where did you ring in 2013? How will you ring in 2014?
Last year Masako did a prophetic tarot reading. This year was the first time I did *nothing*.

22. Did you fall in love in 2014?
I wouldn't say 'falling in love' so much as 'attempting to generate chemistry'.

23. How many one-night stands?
I'm maintaining a world-record streak of zero here!

24. What was your favorite TV program?
Free! Eternal Summer.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?

26. What was the best book you read?
The ENTIRE Monstrumologist Series by Rick Yancey.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Rediscovering Hellsing's OST.

28. What did you want and get?
Got published!

29. What did you want and not get?
Photographic evidence I met Benedict Cumberbatch.

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
I quite enjoyed The Wind Rises despite everyone else's subdued reactions.

31. What did you do on your birthday?
Went fencing, watched a movie, oh, parents met a guy I was seeing. That was fun.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Photographic proof I met Benedict Cumberbatch.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?
I Can Still Wear My Old Clothes.

34. What kept you sane?
My imagination.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Are you tired of seeing Benedict Cumberbatch yet? Because I think I might be.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
I just gave up.

37. Who did you miss?
Nobody, Denise and Esther came back!

38. Who was the best new person you met?
Hmm...I didn't do this meme in 2014, so I'll put in my workplace juniors here.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2014.
Carpe Diem. Cliche but true.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
HEY!! Future Fish!! Wake! Wake! Wake! Wake UP!! 
We're dreaming while we're awake
YES!! Future Free!! Get! Get! Get! Get UP!! 

We're growing free
-Free! Eternal Summer ED theme

[identity profile] 2015-01-06 10:28 pm (UTC)(link)
dunno if you listen to podcasts or have already listened to this


[identity profile] 2015-01-06 11:10 pm (UTC)(link)
That is now today's theme song!