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My State on Sunday 52/52

I ran out of steam.


Weekly Rating: 9/10

Highlight: Laughing with friends

Lowlight: None, the last week of the year is about family, friends and feeling awesome

Felt: Festive

Watched: The Sapranos, Monday Night Football, Red 2, On the Road, The Santa Clause 3, It’s a Wonderful Life, Chicken Run, Carols from King’s, Toy Story 3, Call the Midwife, Soccer Special, Still Open All Hours, Gangsta Granny, Miracle on 34th Street, Despicable Me 2, Miranda, Men in Black 3, Charlie Brooker’s 2013 Wipe, The Jonathan Ross Show, Match of the Day, Celebrity Juice, Death Comes to Pemberley

Heard: Now That’s What I Call Christmas, Radio 1’s Best of 2013, BBC 6 Music’s Album of the Year 2013, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Richard Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Nada

Visited: Kona Kai, Lloyd’s Fulham Broadway, Le Meridien Piccadilly, Gem, Family

Want: A sober month, bring on Dry January, ONLY JOKING

Need: 2014 to kick ass

Miss: Not much, roll on 2014

Learnt: 2013 was a shit year in so many different ways. Sometimes you just have to roll yourselves up, dust yourself off and say fuck you, I’ll beat you next time.

My State on Sunday 50/52

I might be a little late with this one.

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: Happy doctors

Lowlight: Waiting Rooms

Felt: Festive

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Ripper Street, The Blacklist, Question Time, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Big Wedding, The Class of 92, Bradley Wiggins: A Year in Yellow, Keane & Viera: Best of Enemies, Building Penguin Paradise, The Sapranos, A Touch of Cloth, The Jonathan Ross Show, The Graham Norton Show, Super Sunday, Match of the Day 2, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, NFL, Modern Family, Newsnight, The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy, Have I Got News for You, Question Time, Oblivion.

Heard: Swing Both Ways by Robbie Williams, Hell the Sequel by Bad Meets Evil, Some Nights by Fun., Aim and Ignite by Fun., Black Panties by R. Kelly, Secondhand Rapture by MS MR, Since I saw you Last by Gary Barlow, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Nada

Visited: Gym, Grange Rochester Hotel, Hospital, Family

Want: Christmas to come

Need: A time machine

Miss: Christmas Jumper Day

Learnt: I have been on a surgery list constantly for the past 9 years

My State on Sunday 43/52


Weekly Rating: 2/10

Highlight: Keeping up with the gym, really getting into the swing of it

Lowlight: Memory loss, a far too regular occurrence.

Felt: Disappointed

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Educating Yorkshire, By Any Means, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, New Girl, Doc Martin, The Blacklist, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Wrong Mans, London Irish, Was It Something I Said, Premiership Rugby, Grey’s Anatomy, Newsnight, Carlos the Jackel, Ambassadors, Orange is the New Black, Champions League

Heard: Dream Theater by Dream Theater, New by Paul McCartney, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head by T.I., The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Gym, Friends, Family, The Oak

Want: To have something else to do other than go to the gym

Need: A regular job

Miss: Warmth, the cold is here to stay

Learnt: People worry too much


My State on Sunday 39/52


Weekly Rating: 5/10

Highlight: All the American TV returning

Lowlight: When someone hasn’t followed something up since July.

Felt: Frustrated

Watched: Girls, Whitechapel, Grand Designs, Celebrity Juice, Peaky Blinders, Educating Yorkshire, Sunday Supplement, Match of the Day, Super Sunday, By Any Means, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, New Girl, This is the End, Monday Night Football, Doc Martin, The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Wrong Mans, London Irish, Zane Lowe Interviews Kanye West, Orange is the New Black, A Dangerous Method, Despicable Me, Only God Forgives, Monster’s University, NFL

Heard: The Diving Board by Elton John, Mechanical Bull by Kings of Leon, Night Vision by Imagine Dragons, Later… When the TV turns to Static by Glasvegas, Right Thoughts Right Words Right Actions by Franz Ferdinand, Take Care by Drake, In the Future by Michael Jackson, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Richard Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Nothing

Visited: Friends, Family

Want: answers, apparently it is acceptable to not finish things.

Need: Make my brain work again

Miss: Sir Alex Ferguson

Learnt: I have forgotten all of my maths knowledge, Excel is my king

My State on Sunday 29/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Hanging out with friends and family

Lowlight: Not being hungover at all

Felt: Grateful

Watched: Luther, The Apprentice, The Wire, The Ashes, The Tour De France, Flight, The Grey, The Newsroom, Suits

Heard: Magna Carta Holy Grail by Jay-Z, Jake Bugg by Jake Bugg, Every Kingdom by Ben Howard, The Weight of Love by The Editors, Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, Lovers Holiday by Theophilus London, A Color Map of the Sun by Pretty Lights, The Lumineers by The Lumineers

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

Visited: Work, Physio, The Lord Northbrook, Friends, The Hispaniola, The Thames City Cruise

Want: A New Job

Need: A New Job

Miss: Holidays, it has been far to long since I saw a beach or a pool

Learnt: Friends are brilliant, just chilling out and spending time with friends can take you mind of anything and everything

My State on Sunday 24/52

Weekly Rating: 8/10

Highlight: Going out again

Lowlight: going back to work

Felt: Knackered

Watched: Veep, The Fall

Heard: Magnetic by Goo Goo Dolls, Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon by KT Tunstall, Don’t Forget Who You Are by Miles Kane, Hubcap Music by Seasick Steve, All the Little Lights by Passenger, Steal the Light by The Cat Empire, English Rain by Gabrielle Aplin, Golden by Lady Antebellum, Time by Rod Stewart, Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend, We Met At Sea by The Pigeon Detectives

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Work, Pub, Physio, Doctors, Hospital, Bluewater Cinema, Friends, Family

Want: to find something new, somewhere fresh

Need: start to kick on with my knee rehab, oh the joy.

Miss: being at home all day

Learnt: Being off work is bliss

My State on Sunday 15/52

Better late than never

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: being able to feel optimistic

Lowlight: getting carried away by my optimism

Felt: tired.

Watched: Not much really.

Heard: Delta Machine by Depeche Mode, Graffiti on the Train by Stereophonics, God Will’n by Juelz Santana, Comedown Machine by The Strokes, Sing to the Moon by Laura Mvula, Native by OneRepublic and Every Weekend by Hadouken! Basically lots of music, some good, some bad and some embarrassing to admit.

Read: The Fear Index, is finished and it is a very good book, the second half really carries you away with it, and Who Cares Wins

Visited: Work, pubs, the gym, friends and family.

Want: to find the new world.

Need: to find some energy.

Miss: when I could go out on a night out and remember the whole of it.

Learnt: I don’t like society much, to disrespect someone’s death and a family’s grieving is a pretty horrible thing to do, no matter your thoughts about their actions while alive.

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