Beanie level: Rooftop room dweller

If anyone wondered why I’ve been MIA, my father passed away unexpectedly at the start of our Australia holiday. I’m now focused on getting Mum settled in the US & figuring out a new life together.

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    really sorry to hear that
    May you and family find courage

    not sure how.. but we are here for you!

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    My deepest and heartfelt condolences @odilettante. I wish you and your family comfort and strength.

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    So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Hope you and your family find strength and courage in this difficult time. Please tc!

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    Condolences to you and your family in this time, @odilettante.

    May you gather strength and find peace in all that’s going on

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    sorry to hear about your loss and having to deal with the afterwards, papers, be with your mother, all of this between two countries far away from each other, hoping you’ll find strength for those difficult times, my condelences

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    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father, this is such a sad news. May his soul rest in peace…

    My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family.

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    All my sincere condolences… May you and your family find strength and courage in these difficult times…

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    I’m so terribly sorry for your loss, O. I can’t even imagine how hard the last few months have been, especially when things happened so suddenly and unexpectedly. Hwaiting.

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    im so sorry to hear this. sending you much love and virtual hugs 🙁

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    I am so sorry for your loss. May he RIP. I hope you, your mom and the rest of the family find peace and comfort in this tough time.

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    I’m so sorry about your loss Odilettante, sending prayers to you and your family.
    Please take care of yourself during this difficult time, if there is anything we can do, please let us know.

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    I’m so very sorry to hear about this sad news. My condolences go out to you and your family.

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    My deepest condolences. That makes a lot to deal with and I hope you and your family will find strength for this hard period.

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    My deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find strength in this difficult time and please don’t forget to take care of yourself too. Sending virtual hugs

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    I’m so sorry. I hope you and your mom find comfort and that your mother adjusts well to her new home.

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    Sorry for your loss. This must be so rough on you and your mother. I don’t have any words. Take care.

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    Oh I am so very very sorry for your loss @odilettante! Losing a parent when they are old is hard enough because you can prepare – but suddenly like that would be so very hard.
    Sending you lots of hugs. Give yourself time to grieve….

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    Sorry to hear about your dad. My condolences.

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    Odilletante, my heartfelt sympathies to you and your family.

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    I’m so sorry Odilettante! May he rest in peace. Please take care!

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    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Sending you strength in this difficult time.

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    I’m so sorry for your loss. Wishing you and your family lots of strength in the face of hardship.

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    So sorry to hear that. condolences to you and your family.
    *hugs*

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Any beanies in Australia? I’ll be there in Sept with a few days in Sydney (11-13th), Melbourne (14th-16th), and Perth (22nd-24th)! Any recs of what to do/eat are welcome! (or a meet up, maybe?)

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    Melbourne – the food lanes. explore 🙂
    their tropical forest museum 😛
    yaari river train ride -> food ain’t that great -> if you have done these trips in other places then probably not so great
    The night trip has wine tasting.. plus you can visit all the Masterchef restaurants 🙂

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    Oh visit the digital museum (sorry blanking out on the name.. but it is the downtown/ CBD area) – they have movie making business and how it has changed over the years and use of various techniques – technology/color/hues.. i like it

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      Thanks! We’ll mostly be sticking to the CBD (where our hotels are) in each city since we’ll be doing a lot of traveling other times (including the Indian Pacific from Adelaide to Perth!). I’m already excited about all the food in Melbourne and am sad that I only have one belly since everything sounds delicious, especially since we’ll be so close to Chinatown.

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    No Adelaide? I am from Adelaide.🙂

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      We’ll be in Adelaide, too! But just for a really short time (like, a day) that’s already super full. 😩

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        Thats unfortunate. 😕
        I am actually surprised you will be coming to Adelaide. Not many people know Adelaide. Just one day is too short though, there is a few places like Kangaroo Island, Victor Harbor, Flinders Ranges, Port Lincoln. I guess you will be just going places close to Adelaide like Hahndorf, Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens. The flowers will be nice as its spring in September. But you will never know the weather in Australia, someday we have 4 seasons in one day. 😂

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          We’ve a day set aside for Kangaroo Island! But just not much time in Adelaide proper, unfortunately, since we’ll be there primarily to board the Indian Pacific (which is how we’ll end up in Perth!).

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      Another Aussie? *waves*

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        *waves back*

        I hope there is more beanies here from Adelaide. It will be great to have a dramabean gathering here. Which part of Australia are you from?

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    I think RenOlshi @coffeprince4eva lives in Australia (?)

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      I do! But I am now in sunny Brisbane!!!

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        Aw, we won’t be going that far north on this trip, but maybe one day!

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          Secret: Brisbane is the best part of Australia 😬😃

          Have a great trip! For Melbourne visit the Great Ocean Road, for Perth go down to Margaret River and for Sydney you will see the Opera house anyway!

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    Me! Me me me! I am out and about at the moment but will be back in Oz by then. I live in Canberra, which is almost exactly between both Melbourne and Sydney so happy to do a Beanie catchup in either.

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      How awesome! I am so jealous!

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      I have a little more free time in Melbourne so that would be easiest for a meetup (plus we’re there on a weekend) but I’m also an awkward duck who feels extra awkward asking people to change their plans to meet a random internet stranger. 😂

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Working on getting Nokdu caught up to the latest eps! Thanks for your patience 😘 (and grrrr to the day job throwing me off balance and off schedule!)

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Working on getting caught up with Nokdu, I swears! Work has been extra busy plus I lost my weekend thanks to BTS (yeah, THANKS guys… hdu have a concert during my busiest time of the year!)

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    BTS is totally worth a lost weekend. Did you see them in Chicago?? I heard the weather was pretty unfortunate, hopefully that didn’t mar your enjoyment. They were so awesome!

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      Yeah, @lollypip and I saw them in Chicago! It was definitely cold and rainy, but that didn’t dampen (heh) our enjoyment! It was totally worth spending hours in the rain!😁 Besides, we got to experience the first “BTS Winter Concert” 😂

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        Winter in May…who knew???? 😂 Thankfully the weather for the Rose Bowl concert was perfect, but if it makes you feel any better, it’s currently raining in normally sunny California. Seriously, what is with this weather?!? 🤔

        Glad you gals had fun!! BTS are so amazing live 💜😊

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Two Lions!🦁😍

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BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE

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MY BODY IS READY FOR EPISODE 6

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Lion Oppa: prettier than you

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    I cackled at this. My husband was concerned.
    I love how he is perceptive enough to figure out what’s going on 😁

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Who knew hands performing a simple act could be filled with such sexual tension? (A: Mr. Darcy, probably)

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*looks off into the distance like a wizened fangirl* “Ah, yes, the there-is-only-one-bed trope… The prelude to forced cohabitation… It’ll be a strong ‘un, best batten down the hatches…”

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tvN is coming for my soul, I feel so attacked right now…

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Handsome Oppa’s disappointment with his preconceived bias of heterosexual normality & choosing to help a lesbian out is quite the lewk & I am here for it.

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    OHMYGOD that was so marvelous – I laughed out loud! This is one of the many reasons I love korean dramas…..

    And he was so embarrassed at his assumption.

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I realize my previous post will only make sense to those who are watching Item, which is to say, it doesn\’t make any sense at all.

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    If made sense to me, even though I dropped it after just 1 or 2 days. I let my imagination run a little wild the items you mentioned — and clown hats are easy to imagine things about.
    The title “Item” might help explain things even to those who haven’t watched at all.

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Apologies to all of you hankering after \”Item\” recaps; I fear I have faded away, only to be consumed by a magical clown hat. (However, a Polaroid photo hints at a possible 2nd-half summary wrap-up…)

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    I have been enjoying the show and yep, it is a slow burn and pieces matter.

    The last run, man, my heart is hurting for So-young and it sucks that she is not position to just….be. She has to keep going and that poor woman needs a damn break.

    Kim Kang Woo, super hot but I am hating him and hating myself for lusting for him when he is just a monster in this series.

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Yay for a new Epik High MV, but now I need a whole drama or even just a movie about these two, plz.

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Just when I’m despairing that a show is an irredeemable hot mess, this face will appear and I think, “Okay, maybe it’s not quite so bad…”

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*incoherent fangirl sobbing*

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Hobaby’s enlisting in two days and I AM NOT READY *uncontrollable sobbing*

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How much are we betting that Kingdom’s Kim Sung Kyu’s gonna be the new breakout star (ala Byun Yo Han)? ‘Cause I want in on that action.

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    Yassss! 😁

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    But but he fed people, people (person) 😨

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    I had never seen his face before, but I really liked his performance in Kingdom and I hope that he has more opportunities BUT he has to perform first and foremost in Kingdom season 2 ASAP!!!

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Thank you everyone for being gentle w/ me as I\’ve been dealing with some stuff that\’s thrown my schedule out of whack — I know you want recaps ASAP but sometimes life is like \”lol no\”

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