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My State on Sunday 45/52


Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Another great Saturday watching England at Twickenham

Lowlight: Being full of cold all the time. Man flu attacked me hard this week.

Felt: Hyped

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Ripper Street, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, The Place Beyond the Pines, Hart of Dixie, The Killing, The Blacklist, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Sweeney, Super Sunday, Grey’s Anatomy, Escape Artist, Orange is the New Black, Girls, Celebrity Juice, Question Time, Arrested Development, Grand Designs, Champions League

Heard: The Marshall Mathers LP 2 by Eminem, Brand New Machine by Chase & Status, In Your Hands by Eliza Doolittle, Reflektor by Arcade Fire, One Breath by Anna Calvi, The Very Best of by Bob Dylan, Bangerz by Miley Cirus, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Nada

Visited: Twickenham Stadium, The William Webb Ellis, Gym, Hospital

Want: Everything on my Christmas list

Need: One of those permanent job things

Miss: Not having a cold

Learnt: Apparently my broken body responds well to regular exercise, my bloods are better and my swelling is down.



My State on Sunday 38/52

Weekly Rating: 5/10

Highlight: The Chislehurst Ball – Friends, Black Tie, Booze, Dodgems, Jokes – A great night out

Lowlight: Hearing a friend had been hit by a car while cycling to work.

Felt: Frustrated

Watched: Girls, Suits, Whitechapel, Blackout, The Newsroom, Grand Designs, The Guilty, Celebrity Juice, The Kennedys, Peaky Blinders, Educating Yorkshire, Sunday Supplement, Match of the Day, Super Sunday, Champions League, This is the End, Kick Ass 2, Monday Night Football, Doc Martin, Pitch Perfect, Trouble with the Curve, Posh Pawn, New Girl, Arrested Development, We’re the Millers, Jobs, 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown, By Any Means

Heard: Night Visions by Imagine Dragons, Evolution Theory by Modestep, Roaring 20s by Rizzle Kicks, AMOK by Atoms for Peace, From Here to Now to You by Jack Johnson, AM by Arctic Monkeys, Flying by Wiley, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble

Read: GQ Style

Visited: Chislehurst Ball

Want: to not have to hound people, to chase them on things they promise.

Need: Kick some ass

Miss: Dodgems, I completely forgot how much fun they are, actually most fairground rides a fun, when does Zippo get to Blackheath?

Learnt: Cycling is ridiculously dangerous

My State on Sunday 33/52

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: Beerienteering, Orienteering by pubs

Lowlight: being insanely bored

Felt: Bored

Watched: Southcliffe, The Newsroom, Utopia, The Killing, The Dealership, Suits, Fast & Furious 6, Hart of Dixie, Mad Men, Happy Endings, Dragon’s Den, Brighton Rock, England v Scotland, Admission, The Great Gatsby, Arrested Development, Saturday Night Football, Super Sunday, Match of the Day 2, Limitless, The Pacific

Heard: The Civil Wars by The Civil Wars, In The Future by Michael Jackson, TED Talks, Richard Herring’s Edinburgh Fringe Podcast, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble

Read: Nada, well that’s not quite true I have read ALL of the Premier League previews

Visited: Physio, The White Horse, The Bricklayers Arms, The Horse and Coaches, The Beckenham

Want: A new job

Need: To get things sorted, a tidy life is a tidy mind

Miss: Work, surprisingly, actually that isn’t really true. I miss working, definitely not my previous workplace

Learnt: Sometimes you just have to fight

My State on Sunday 23/52

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: spending the week getting to know my niece.

Lowlight: Somewhere between getting told I should wear a knee brace if I ever play sport again and getting an ear infection.

Felt: Tired and in pain.

Watched: The Wire, The Fall, Arrested Development, Weekend, The Woman in Black, Bourne Legacy, Peppa Pig, This House

Heard: Random Access Memories by Daft Punk, Settle by Disclosure, IV Play by The-Dream, Love Lust Faith + Dreams by 30 Seconds to Mars, Some Say I So I Say Light by Ghostpoet, Trouble Will Find Me by The National, …Like Clockwork by Queens of the Stone Age, The Conversation by Texas, Home by Rudimental, Nocturnes by Little Boots, Now What?! By Deep Purple

Read: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Hospital, Greenwich Picture House

Want: to make my knee better and have a smooth week starting back at work.

Need: to get my work head on.

Miss: America, getting very jealous of people going away

Learnt: I am a big old scaredy-cat

My State on Sunday 22/52

Weekly Rating: 8/10

Highlight: my niece learning my name and watching Depeche Mode at the O2.

Lowlight: Realising the impact my most recent operation has had on my Knee’s recovery.

Felt: Good, the recovery is going well.

Watched: The Wire, House of Cards, The Fall, Arrested Development, The Hunger Games, Peppa Pig, Sing and Sign

Heard: Delta Machine by Depeche Mode, The Best of, Part 1 by Depeche Mode, Total Loss by How to Dress Well, Didn’t it Rain by Hugh Laurie, Heart of Nowhere by Noah and the Whale, Once I was an Eagle by Laura Marling, Golden by Lady Antebellum, Indicud by Kid Cudi, Now What?! By Deep Purple, Random Access Memories by Daft Punk

Read: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown, ALL of the RECIPES

Visited: Hospital, The O2 Arena, Greenwich Park, Bluewater

Want: to make my knee feel better.

Need: to stop swearing in front of my 20 month old niece

Miss: Having a worthy reason to be tired

Learnt: I still can’t sit in a tight space for any length of time.

My State on Sunday 21/52

Weekly Rating: 8/10

Highlight: getting some of my stitches out and the A-OK from hospital

Lowlight: having to sleep sitting up right. It gets old very quickly.

Felt: Optimistic about my recovery, it’s going very well but my knee is now playing up

Watched: Veep, New Girl, Modern Family, The Wire, House of Cards, Mad Men, Alpha House, The Browsers, The Onion News, Arrested Development, The Kennedys, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, The Babymakers, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Keith Lemon The Movie

Heard: Inform – Educate – Entertain by Public Service Broadcasting, Regardless by Thea Gilmore and Momentum by Jamie Cullum

Read: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Hospital.

Want: to be able to sleep lying down again.

Need: to find the time to watch more TV series, I won’t finish them all by the time I go back to work.

Miss: My bed

Learnt: Too much, but it all goes in the useless pile

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