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The Healing Sunshine (一厘米的阳光) — Chapter 2.2

The pic above was not drawn specifically for The Healing Sunshine, but way back when, MBFB posted it on weibo. Fans like to think of it as Jǐ Yi and Jì Chengyang. LOL, yeah, the age difference is totally wrong, but it’s such a cute drawing.

Jǐ Yi can be strong, but her parents are probably that part in her that is most fragile. 😦

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Go Go Squid! Cast Announcement for Dt, Solo, and Xiao Mi


In addition to Yang Zi and Li Xian, who will be playing Tong Nian and God Gun in the drama Go Go Squid! (adaptation of the novel, Stewed Squid with Honey), we find out the actors for three more characters.

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The Healing Sunshine (一厘米的阳光) — Chapter 2.1

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. I realized I have no green in my wardrobe.

Longer time readers are likely aware of this but just wanted to clarify. The way chapters are divided up follows how this novel was originally released online by the author. That’s how I know half a year ahead of time how I’m segmenting this, even though we haven’t gotten to those parts yet. LOL. (The actual content, though, follows the published hard copy, and there may be some differences between it and the online version.)

We see here that Jǐ Yi very much values whatever relationships she does have (or thinks she has). My heart aches for the little girl who waits longingly for her parents but never gets to see them. 😦 Thankfully, her childhood is still filled with the joy of friendship.

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The Healing Sunshine (一厘米的阳光) — Introduction and Chapter 1

A reminder to all that if you want to send some words to Mo Bao Fei Bao, please, please do so by clicking here into the separate post that was set up a couple of weeks ago. I will be giving reminders every now and then until the end of the month, but better sooner than later so you don’t forget, right? It honestly doesn’t have to be long. Even a hello and telling her that you’re reading her stuff from whatever country you’re in will be wonderful! (My apologies if you have posted and I just haven’t gotten to approving it yet. It will happen, I promise. I’ve been taking a little break from blog duties, getting ready for this translation.)

I’m sure it comes as no surprise that my next translation project is another Mo Bao Fei Bao novel. 🙂 Post contains a little description of what the story is about in Hoju’s words, my thoughts and views on the novel, the posting schedule for this project, and finally, chapter 1.

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Life: A Black and White Film (一生一世,黑白影画) — Epilogue *NOVEL COMPLETED*

As promised, I set up a post in which you can write some words to the author of this story, Mo Bao Fei Bao. They will be gathered and made into a gift for her. If you are interested, click here.

With this post, this novel translation has officially come to an end. Woohoo! Last post contains the epilogue and a few customary closing thoughts from me, including a few of my own personal thoughts on the story and the character of Cheng Muyun. Thanks for all those who joined in on the ride or will be joining in. 🙂

This epilogue brings in a couple of well-loved characters from one of the author’s other books (unfortunately, I have not gotten to translating that book yet). The fight against darkness is still long from ending, so there is no need to try to make everything so clear and defined. While you can, enjoy life and what you have, and be drunken until your head is graced by white.

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Send Some Words to Mo Bao Fei Bao!

Mo Bao Fei Bao is Hoju’s favourite author (as if you guys didn’t know that… hehe) and the author of, from the novels translated on this blog to date, Really, Really Miss You; One Life, One Incarnation: Beautiful Bones; Together Forever; Stewed Squid with Honey; My Darling; and Life: A Black and White Film. She is much loved by her fans and has a following on Weibo that exceeds half a million.

I know many of you have said that you, too, have enjoyed her writing. If you would like to say some words to her, there is now an opportunity. Read on!

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Life: A Black and White Film (一生一世,黑白影画) — The End (Part 2)

The conclusion! Hoju’s promise is always a happy ending, remember? Only one more update, the epilogue, to follow. 🙂

Cheng Muyun had resigned himself to loneliness, but perhaps Wen Han truly was sent to him by Heaven, for never again will either of them be alone.

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