Craving inedible food

I’ve been quiet for the past few days, mostly bed-ridden at home due to a nasty case of food poisoning. In the meanwhile, I’ve been resting in bed watching Miyazaki movies and decorating my toy cameras.

This little plastic camera takes dreamy photos, especially when the sun’s out.

Sprinkle donuts, meringue, strawberry wafer, ice cream, custard pudding, and cake..

Such carefully prepared inedible bento box meal:


It’s silly how easily we forget how important it is to be healthy. And I have every reason to get better quickly–two good friends arriving from Beijing late tonight and our big trip around the Yunnan Province.

Take care, everyone! Drink plenty of water and try to make time to cook yourself a healthy meal.


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    October 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    Oh, poor you! Food poisoning is something horrible! I have often problems with my stomach, so I can understand how you must feeling! Get better soon! I also can’t wait to get healthy again, have many things in head that I would like to do. One of it is to go to the park and feed squirrels 🙂 🙂 🙂

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      October 4, 2011 at 1:39 am

      Thank you for the well-wishes! I woke up feeling better, and I’m already planning a full day out for myself. I’m definitely headed to the park this morning. 🙂

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    October 3, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    I’m sorry you’re feeling bad! I wish you a speedy recovery! Massive amounts of green tea + orange juice is typically how I get over sickness. I hope you feel better and enjoy your trip :]

    And nomnomnom, those cameras look good enough to eat haha.

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      October 4, 2011 at 1:41 am

      Thanks, Lindsey! I’m definitely staying hydrated. I should make myself some tea!

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    October 3, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Ugh! Food poisoning :c I thought I had some recently but turns out it was just a demonic stomach virus. I feel your pain!!!

    In any case your cameras look AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING and I may copy you on it. Though toy camera has yet to be checked off my “to buy” list. But seriously, those look SO perfect ahhh.


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      October 4, 2011 at 1:45 am

      Gah, the stomach virus sounds nasty, too.

      You should do it! It was really fun and relaxing to sit down and put fake icing on my cameras… 🙂

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    October 3, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    I so agree with you about being healthier. Right now I am doing vitamins (gasp!) A few of them help with my metablism and energy level. Sometimes the end of the day, I simply have no energy.

    You made the camera very pretty. Very creative.

    I had food poisoning once. I had to go to the emergency room. Big mistake. Health insurance in America almost got me bankrupt…and I have health insurance. That’s another story, though. I hope you feel better sooner than later.

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      October 4, 2011 at 4:53 pm

      I carried a huge bottle of vitamins from Virginia, and I’m still taking them. Ah, that sounds like a pretty bad food poisoning experience!

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    October 3, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    Goog recovery! I hope you feel better already…

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      October 4, 2011 at 4:55 pm

      Thank you. I’m feeling much better today!

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    October 3, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    I hope you get well soon! It’s always great to be in bed watching Miyazaki movies they tend to make me feel better whenever I feel ill or down. I love how you decorated your toy cameras. Have fun with your Friends! <3

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      October 5, 2011 at 11:32 am

      🙂 It does the trick!

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    Liv Lundelius
    October 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Being healthy is the most important thing.
    Being happy is even more important but being healthy helps with that.
    The camera decorations are CRAZY, i love it.

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      October 5, 2011 at 11:35 am

      I totally agree! Thank you!

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    October 4, 2011 at 7:11 am

    Awwh noes get well soon! Yehh i had food poisoning too a couple of days back and it was not pleasent. but overdosing yourself with miyazaki films is worth it!! Just recently my dad found out about his movie,after watching my neighbour’s totoro and loved it so much, he told me he wants to be like him -_- haha

    OMG Did you decorate that?! with that fluffy white thing?? That’s amazing!! I want one too, i thought they were cakes!

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      October 5, 2011 at 11:36 am

      Ah, it’s really an awful experience, especially when you really love meal-times! Ah, I’m glad you’re not sick anymore, too. Haha, your dad sounds great. 🙂

      P.S. You should take one home!

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    October 4, 2011 at 7:47 am

    Hope you are starting to feel better Sewon! Your camera decoration is yummy kawaii pretty! Got your beautiful photobook in the mail the other day too, so honoured to own one xo

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      October 5, 2011 at 11:37 am

      Thanks, Jenna. I’m glad it arrived safely! 🙂

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    Kelly Zarb
    October 4, 2011 at 8:18 am

    look after yourself Sewon, making a nice healthy soup always makes me feel better especially my favourite spicy tomato and cashew soup Yummy.

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      October 6, 2011 at 4:49 am

      Ohh the spicy tomato and cashew soup sounds so delicious. Is there a good recipe online? 🙂

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    October 4, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    Your camera is lovely! And, I really enjoy reading about your travel in China.
    By the way, I am seriously impressed by the bento box meal but curious if they are eatable.
    Take care of yourself as well:)

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    October 4, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    Food poison will definitely knock the wind out of you (and more.) Hope you start feeling 100% again soon.

    Amazing, amazing deco-job on the camera! The best I’ve ever seen, wow!

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    October 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    I am obsessed with those fake miniature food videos – mostly because I admire the youtuber’s patience.

    I hope you feel better soon!

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    October 5, 2011 at 6:56 am

    Here’s hoping you will feel back to normal soon! That toy camera is one of the cutest things I have ever seen!

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    October 11, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    I hope you’re feeling better now! Food poisoning is not fun!

    Those cameras are adorable! Great job decorating them!

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    j dubbs
    October 15, 2011 at 3:35 am

    I’ve been working so hard that I have been eating a lot of really shitty food…planning on making a ton of food over the weekend to last me throughout the week!

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