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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

Pavement Etiquette

The pavements of London are become an increasingly frustrating place, and I hereby declare I will not be submissive any longer.

I will no longer stop if you are in my path, if I walk into you it is your fault as much as mine.

For the third time this week I have been tutted for getting in someone’s way, the cheek of it. Those people were also in my way as well and I cowered to a stop to let them pass. Well no longer, from this day forth I shall never* cower or give way to other pedestrians. I am not partial to being bumped and pushed around on the pavement and get very annoyed at being tutted at. So tut you too.

Also on a side point if you are under 5’7” please do not use an umbrella near me. Short people have an amazing ability to use umbrellas as blinkers. This without fail results in me getting poked in the face or neck with a spoke. I am more than happy to shelter your hobbity world with my umbrella, as long as you don’t poke me with yours.

Don’t even get me started on wheel bags!!!!!!


*I will obviously give way to the elderly, pregnant women and children/buggies, and more than likely hot women, but everybody else NEVER.

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