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My State on Sunday 48/52

 

It’s always late now, deal with it

Weekly Rating: 5/10

Highlight: ALL THE FOOD

Lowlight: Kicking a bike and bleeding all over the gym

Felt: Tired

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Ripper Street, Hart of Dixie, The Blacklist, Question Time, Formula One, The Paradise, The Killing, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Kennedys, District 9, Rust & Bone, Prisoners, Super Sunday, Match of the Day

Heard: The Lateness of the Hour by Alex Clare, The Black Album by Jay Z, Watch the Throne by Jay Z & Kanye West, Magna Carta Holy Grail by Jay Z, The Nextwave Sessions by Bloc Party, Baptized by Daughtry, Bloc Party Tapes by Kele, Despicable Me OST, Despicable Me 2 OST, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Gym, BBC Good Food Show, The Dead Dolls House, Warner Yard, Friends, The Sugar Cane.

Want: To lie in the Sun

Need: More Coffee

Miss: A good night’s sleep.

Learnt: Sometimes it hard to keep you head in the sand

 

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My State on Sunday 42/52

Weekly Rating: 4/10

Highlight: Hitting the gym 5 days out of 7, well that isn’t strictly true. There was two gym sessions, two swims and one run. I am now massive.

Lowlight: Recruiters

Felt: Frustrated

Watched: Homeland, Girls, Masters of Sex, The Pacific, Grand Designs, Peaky Blinders, Educating Yorkshire, Sunday Supplement, 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, The Heineken Cup, England v Poland, Grey’s Anatomy, Newsnight, Mock the Week, Celebrity Juice, Sunday Supplement

Heard: The Last Ship by Sting, The Fifth by Dizzee Rascal, Nothing Was the Same by Drake, Watch the Throne by Jay Z and Kanye West, Tattoos by Jason Derulo, Fire Within by Birdy, Snapshot by The Strypes, If You Wait by London Grammar, In Rolling Waves by The Naked and Famous, True by Avicii, Rewind the Film by Manic Street Preachers, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Gym, Disco, Exmouth Arms, The Frog

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

Need: A job

Miss: The Sunshine, Dark and dingy is here for the long haul.

Learnt: If you hit the gym more than once in a week you get massive, like a Wrestler or a Bear.

My State on Sunday 35/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: A very fun wedding

Lowlight: Getting knocked for six by an avalanche of snot today, it was coming all week and I fought it back until this morning

Felt: Rundown

Watched: The Newsroom, Utopia, The US Open, I Give It a Year, Gangster Squad, The Great British Bake Off, Jack Reacher, The Heat, Parker, Restoration Home, Suits, Happy Endings, Dragon’s Den, Monday Night Football, Top Boy, The Premier League, Match of the Day 2, The Champions League Draw, Celebrity Masterchef, Poaching Wars with Tom Hardy, The MTV VMAs, Super Sunday, What Remains, La Liga

Heard: Magna Catra Holy Grail by Jay Z, Rumours by Fleetwood Mac, 3 Kings by TGT, A Thousand Miles Left Behind by Gloriana, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Halcyon Days by Ellie Goulding, The Deftones Greatest Hits, The Civil War by The Civil War, TED Talks, Richard Herring’s Edinburgh Fringe Podcast, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Hospital, Winchester House, Divo, The Rowing Club, The Duke’s Head

Want: A head that isn’t full of cold and snot.

Need: A Tissue

Miss: Being able to breathe

Learnt: Weddings are wicked, to be honest I knew this

My State on Sunday 30/52

Look I did it on Sunday!!!!

Weekly Rating: 3/10

Highlight: There really wasn’t one, finishing the wire was good. Such a great TV series but the last season goes a bit too far.

Lowlight: Having no energy to do anything.

Felt: Horrible and faint for most of the week.

Watched: Luther, The Wire, Drinking Buddies, Underworld Awakening, Girls, The Killing, Looper

Heard: Magna Carta Holy Grail by Jay-Z, Grrr! by The Rolling Stones, The Weight of Love by The Editors, A Color Map of the Sun by Pretty Lights, Electric by The Pet Shop Boys, OST (500) Days of Summer, TED Talks, Body Music by AlunaGeorge

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

Visited: Work

Want: To feel better, it’s fairly depressing constantly feeling ill

Need: My physio test to go well on Thursday, I have a feeling I am going to get told I have a lots of work to do before my leg will be back to normal.

Miss: Being allowed to take a couple of tablets a day that allow me to live a more comfortable life. I had forgotten how all-encompassing pain can be.

Learnt: Whining is pretty easy, but changing things for the better can be hard and sometimes nearly impossible.

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 28/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Partying in Brighton

Lowlight: Any hungover travelling

Felt: Cheeky

Watched: Luther, The Apprentice, The Wire, The Ashes

Heard: Magna Carta Holy Grail by Jay-Z, Friendly Fires by Friendly Fires, Jake Bugg by Jake Bugg

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Work, Pub, Nightclubs, The Covent Garden Cocktail Club, Bloomsbury Bowling, Brighton

Want: To be able to lie out in the sun and not get sunburnt.

Need: A chill pill – I am getting pretty Bruce Banner

Miss: Air Conditioning – is it really that hard to make everywhere cool

Learnt: Somethings will stay in your head forever, not matter how long it has been.

My State on Sunday 27/52

Apologies for a very very late entry

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: Hanging out with friends

Lowlight: Getting an ear infection and infection in my scar on the opposite side.

Felt: Tired

Watched: The Lions match, Wimbledon, Luther, The Apprentice, The Audience, The Wire

Heard: Trouble Will Find Me by The National, All the Little Lights by Passenger, The Lumineers by The Lumineers, Magna Carta Holy Grail by Jay-Z

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Work, Doctors, Pub, Bianco 43, Udderbelly Festival, Greenwich Picturehouse

Want: To go on the Thames Clipper.

Need: To stop getting ill, but with a blood condition that created ‘the boy in a bubble’. I doubt that will happen anytime soon.

Miss: Turning my brain off and having a good nights sleep

Learnt: Britain can win stuff

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