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Yes, yes, I know, I know--I said I have too many dolls--
twins
sedens
--but. What am I supposed to do when Y!J dangles adorable artist heads in front of me? I'm only human.

Teaser picture of inbound . . . hmmm, does this look like a boy or a girl to you?



The seller is vividlabo; the auction photos are watermarked "Doll Mate" and this head is called Hyun (definitely a Korean name, not a Japanese one). Why does "vividlabo" ring a bell? Isn't that either HeavyBomb or Rolling Pumpkin, or am I nuts? There's a powerful whiff of early Custom House about this head to me--that sharp little chin, that slightly bulgy nose, and something I can't quite put into words about the proportions of the face.

In other news, I have an exciting trade in progress for the Jin Woo, and the Megu head is on her way to Hong Kong for a pretty, soft new faceup. Yay for spring!

Back to grading my samurai class's midterm papers. I am so proud of the way this class is stepping up to the unusual material--they're doing much better work than my British Novel students. I'm actually looking forward to grading papers, for a change . . .


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Oh, Shan, Shan, beautiful Shan. *happy sigh*

I certainly wasn't planning to buy another head, especially with the Jin Woo trade in the works and the Megu just arrived . . . but imagine how bitter I would have been if I had passed up the Saiki head when I saw it on Y!J? When in doubt, buy--that's my motto. ;-)

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