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My State on Sunday 49/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Wine, Wine, Wine

Lowlight: Realising that my gym is full of wierdos

Felt: Festive

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Ripper Street, The Blacklist, Question Time, The Paradise, The Killing, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, The Kennedys, Super Sunday, Match of the Day 2, Girls, The Killing, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Mad Men, The Kennedys, The Sarah Silverman Project, Film 2013, Backchat with Jack Whitehall, The Ashes, Modern Family, Newsnight, Robbie Williams: One Night at the Palladium, The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy, Have I Got News for You, Question Time, Oblivion.

Heard: The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Nada

Visited: Gym, Three Wine Men, Parliament Square, the Southbank Christmas Market, the Riverfront Bar and Kitchen

Want: More wine

Need: To take a mini detox

Miss: A good night’s sleep.

Learnt: Everything you need to know about wine and cheese – They are both brilliant.

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My State on Sunday 34/52

Extremely late I know

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Karaoke, need I say more

Lowlight: The realisation that 10 years without swimming properly effects your ability to swim

Felt: Exhilarated

Watched: The Newsroom, Utopia, The Killing, The Dealership, Suits, Hart of Dixie, Mad Men, Happy Endings, Dragon’s Den, Monday Night Football, Cosmopolis, Top Boy, The Premier League, Match of the Day, The Pacific, The Ashes, The Big Lebowski, The Champions League, Celebrity Masterchef, Poaching Wars with Tom Hardy, Chickens, Reading 2013, Super Sunday, What Remains

Heard: TED Talks, Richard Herring’s Edinburgh Fringe Podcast, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Gym, The London Cocktail Club, Karaoke Box Soho

Want: A new job

Need: To chill out more, I am extremely likely to get very pissed off at the moment

Miss: Being able to swim

Learnt: You can have a lot of fun playing with ifttt.com

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 32/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Spending time with friends and family.

Lowlight: Not hearing back from the Police about my lost bag..

Felt: Emotional

Watched: Southcliffe, The Ashes, The Newsroom, Utopia, The Killing, Friends with Kids, Girls, The Lincoln Lawyer, Suits, Fast & Furious 5, Hart of Dixie, Mad Men, Happy Endings, Dragon’s Den

Heard: Sticky Wickets by The Duckworth Lewis Method, Ice on the Dune by Empire of the Sun, The Blessed Unrest by Sara Bareilles, Test Match Special, TED Talks, Richard Herring’s Edinburgh Fringe Podcast

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Hospital, the Natural History Museum, the Dinosaur Zoo at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Namco

Want: A new job

Need: To hit the gym and make some in roads with my knee, I have a big test at the physio

Miss: my bag, still.

Learnt: I get bored very quickly.

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

My State on Sunday 20/52

Weekly Rating: 7/10

Highlight: Getting signed off work for 3 weeks

Lowlight: having a terrible night’s sleep after my operation. Snoring can be outrageously loud on a hospital ward

Felt: Swollen, it’s not as bad as it has been after previous operations but I still look like Hey Arnold

Watched: Veep, New Girl, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy and Twilight Breaking Dawn Part Two, who this film is bad, that is weirdest looking kid I have ever seen. Oh and Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, WOW is the only word to describe it.

Heard: Lots and lots of podcasts

Read: Who Cares Wins by David Jones and How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

Visited: Work, Pub, Doctors, Hospital.

Want: to make some decisions on which TV series I want to watch while I recover, there is so much choice. I’m thinking The Wire, Mad Men, The Pacific and The Kennedys

Need: to relax and recover, it is time to watch films and TV series, read books and eat soft food.

Miss: having to get on my train every morning and stand for between twenty-eight minutes and two hours travelling to work. NHAWTT

Learnt: My legs are too long for hospital beds and Caitlin Moran’s chapter on starting her period was pretty disgusting and slightly insightful

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