Posts » Dolls

Jan
09
2013

My new “thing”

Happy New Year! This year will be like the others, wherein I update sporadically and it’s cool because like three people even read the blog. Let’s be realistic!!! So, I have discovered a new thing that I enjoy doing, and that thing is embroidery. Last month, I took a class on embroidery basics at Gather…  Continued »

Feb
25
2012

Time goes on

Today marks one year since my grandfather took his last shuddering breath of air in this life. In a few hours, I’ll be going to a memorial mass in his honor with my family. It’s still a bit hard to accept that he’s gone. When I go to visit my parents, I still wish a…  Continued »

Oct
31
2010

Dal frenzy!

Christian and I had some business at Animadness yesterday for a few hours, so in that time, I was trapped in a smallish space with a lot of dolls. How was I to resist? In that time, I made my Dal wishlist decrease by 2 with the additions of Charlotte and Melize as an early…  Continued »

Oct
19
2010

Wanted: Have you seen this doll?

Hi there! Decided to make a sticky post about this. I am always in pursuit of this doll, Takara Sweetpop Barbie, circa 1983. Let me know if you see this doll and I will make overtures to buy it. I recently talked about this doll over in this post. Sadly, I had an opportunity to…  Continued »

Aug
27
2010

The Barbie I’ve Wanted Since Age 7

Sweetpop Barbie

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the reason I became interested in Japanese cartoons and comics was because I was first interested in Japanese Barbie. In the early eighties, Barbie was not so well-received over in Japan. Nobody was keen on the toothy smile and big boobs of Superstar Barbie. Takara acquired the…  Continued »

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