Friday, December 28, 2012


It's a few days away til the New Years and I still can't comprehend that 2012 is almost already over. Where did my year go and can I get it back?

1 What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
I drove.

2 Did you keep your new year's resolutions and will you make more for next year?
I never keep my NY's resolution. And I'll probably still will but this time I'm going to make a really lame one and see if I can keep with that.

3 Did anyone close to you give birth?
No. But Aunty Nina did give birth to a baby on December 12th. So much for End Of The World for their family; it was a brand new beginning for a small Danial Karim ! :)

4 Did anyone close to you die?
No. Blessed and grateful to Allah for everyone still here with me.

5 What countries did you visit?
London! Had a brilliant 3 week stay. Would love to go back in the Spring!

6 What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?

7 What dates from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory. And why?
My birthday! Had the best birthday surprise from my college mates (courtesy of Mama and Tania).

8 What was your biggest achievement of the year?
I drove. Hahahahahaha. After a year of getting my drivers license ! And getting my university offers was kinda cool too.

9 What was your biggest failure?
Didn't live to what I wanted my results to turn out but hey ho.

10 Did you suffer illness or injury?
Wouldn't be a major thing lah but so one day right, went to the gym and worked out kaw kaw like I don't even know what got into me right and I had the worst leg cramps ever that I was limping for like 3 days! LOL. And for illness; I fell sick couple of times. Horrible!

11 What was the best thing you bought?
My neon patterned cardigan from H&M and my One Direction tee lolololol i swear it's the cutest thing!

12 Whose behaviour merited celebration?
Hafiz Ismail for being such a trooper for what he's going through now.

13 Whose behaviour made you appalled?
Can't really say who by name but there was one.........

14 Where did most of your money go?
I spent a lot on clothes this year and make-up.

15 What did you get really really really excited about?
The London trip!

16 What song will always remind you of 2012?
Love on Top. This song was my freaking birthday anthem! Love it.

17 Compared to this time last year, are you: (i) happier or sadder? (ii) thinner or fatter? (iii) richer or poorer?
(i) It's a pretty balanced thing right now actually. I've had a good share of my happy times and my sad times so...
(ii) I reckoned I've gained a few pounds because I've been eating quite a lot of rice since I'm in college and all but again, pretty much the same overall.
(iii) Hey, if I have a roof over my head, food to eat, clothes to wear, I'm good. Richer or poorer, I'm still living in a house with a car and constant supply of food; so nothing's changed. Happy!

18 What do you wish you'd done more of?

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

20 How did you spend Christmas?
Was in OU with my friends for a quick lunch at Madam Kwans and met Madam Kwan herself! Totes cutes. And had a nice Christmas dinner with my friends in KL. A day out with both groups of friends.

21 Did you fall in love in 2012?
With 5 handsome boys of 1D.

22 What was your favourite TV program?
Are you srs right now don't even start with TV programs with me. SUITS SUITS SUITS GREY'S GREY'S GREY'S.

23 Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Oooooooo yep. Wish I didn't though to be honest.

24 What was the best book you read?

25 What was your greatest musical discovery?
Balance and The Traveling Sounds. And Bo Amir Iqram.

26 What did you want and get?
A Miu Miu purse.

27 What did you want and not get?
City University.

28 What was your favourite film of this year?
TDKR???? Good stuff.

29 What one thing made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
London. Been wanting to go since a long time ago so to finally go there was brilliant.

30 How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?
Easy. Plain and simple and even though I'm trying to be all cool and wear cool things, we all know I just revert back to my tee and pair of jeans by the end of the day. And yes, if I could wear my kaftan to the dining hall/cafe at night, I would.

31 What kept you sane?
To be honest, there was nothing really that made me want to go INsane in the first place.

32 Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
A lot. Ed Sheeran, Rebel Wilson, the cast of Suits (all of 'em), and so many others I can't seem to recall and name now.

33 What political issue stirred you the most?
I'm not going to pretend like I'm SUPER involved in the world of politics but Gaza and it's ongoing issues 'stir' me in the sense that there are so many lives, young and old, being taken away. I look at photos and am immensely heartbroken.

34 Who did you miss?
My high school mates.

35 Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
To not take things for granted and to always be thankful for a healthy life. Also, never leave wallets in a surau. Even if it IS a surau.

36 Quote a song lyrics that sums up your year.
"A tornado flew around the room before you came excuse the mess it made it usually doesn't rain in Southern California" ...... as much as this verse don't make no sense, so did my year. And I loved it.

If I have better song lyrics, I'd edit it in here then later.

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