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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.

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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

My State on Sunday 26/52

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: Hanging out with friends

Lowlight: Sitting in a hospital waiting room for an hour and fifty minutes.

Felt: Pretty shitty

Watched: Veep, Star Trek, Man of Steel, Snow White and the Huntsman, Glastonbury, Wimbledon

Heard: The Wack Album by The Lonely Island, False Idols by Tricky, Grinning Streak by Barenaked Ladies, Damage by Jimmy Eat World, Long Way Down by Tom Odell

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Work, Hospital, Pub, Westfield Stratford City, Friends

Want: to be at Glastonbury.

Need: to get back to the gym

Miss: being chilled and not living for the weekend

Learnt: to take the rough with the rough, it’s time to suit up and battle on.

My State on Sunday 25/52

Weekly Rating: 3/10

Highlight: My friend passing his exams and becoming a Surgeon. Pretty flipping cool if you ask me

Lowlight: Work – all of it, it was five days of hell

Felt: Hungover for the majority of the week

Watched: Veep, The Wire, Girls, Iron Man 3, Andy Murray: The Man behind the Racquet

Heard: BE by Beady Eye, Born Sinner by J.Cole, Yeezus by Kanye West, The Wack Album by The Lonely Island, The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, London with the Lights On by Stooshe

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Work, Pub, Friends

Want: to go to Wimbledon, I’ve never been and I really want to pay silly monies for fruit and cream.

Need: to be more duck like. I have a tendency to let too many things annoy me and dwell on them for far too long. I need to chill out and let the water run off the duck back, get it, and QUACKing is fun.

Miss: My sanity and my patience, if I find one I hope to get the other back too.

Learnt: Sometimes it best to bite your lip, swallow your pride, smile and get on with things.

 

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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 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

My State on Sunday 17/52

Weekly Rating: 0/10 – Saturday was a 9 but the rest of the week sucked

Highlight: seeing friends and laughing hard.

Lowlight: Being told you are have surgery by email

Felt: depressed

Watched: Broadchurch, Scott & Bailey, Modern Family, Veep, the Big Bang Theory and Grey’s Anatomy

Heard: The Ascent by Wiley, Mosquito by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Overgrown by James Blake, #WillPower by Will.i.am

Read: Who Cares Wins

Visited: Work, pub, the gym and friends

Want: to never have a week that has been this bad again

Need: to pull socks up, brush myself down and go again

Miss: being healthy, I think I was about 13 the last time

Learnt: My friends are awesome and can help me through anything

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