Tag Archives: The Ashes

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 47/52

Weekly Rating: 5/10

Highlight: Chilling out with friends.

Lowlight: Staying up for the Ashes.

Felt: Tired

Watched: Homeland, Masters of Sex, Ripper Street, Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Hart of Dixie, The Blacklist, Grey’s Anatomy, Girls, Celebrity Juice, Question Time, Autumn Internationals, England v Germany, Formula One, The Paradise, Lawless, The Family, Lay the Favourite, Delicacy, After Earth, Snow Sex and Suspicious Parents, Red, Backchat with Jack Whitehall, The Kennedys, Parkland, Froch v Groves

Heard: When Will it Stop by Giggs, Shangri La by Jake Bugg, The Sting by Gabriella Cilmi, Matangi by MIA, This is Icona Pop by Icona Pop, Back to Forever by Lissie, The Game Podcast, Football Weekly, The Football Ramble, Herring’s Warming Up

Read: Inferno by Dan Brown, at some point I will get into this book and finish it in one fell swoop.

Visited: Gym, Hospital, Friends.

Want: To fly away

Need: A Mr Frosty

Miss: Asking for information and getting it, nothing is ever ready.

Learnt: Staying up late to watch a disastrous set of sporting events is going to screw your body.

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 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 31/52

Week 31

Weekly Rating: 8/10

Highlight: Having my last day at work and a beer festival afterwards.

Lowlight: Hmmm, there were a few. Losing my bag, having to sleep outside like a hobo or not getting a goodbye from my boss and two colleagues on my last day at work.

Felt: Relieved

Watched: Don’t Blame Facebook, Southcliffe, The Dealership, Grown Ups 2, The Ashes

Heard: Body Music by AlunaGeorge, Surfers Paradise by Cody Simpson, Test Match Special, Ciara by Ciara, Personal Yeezus by Chambaland

Read: Soccernomics by Simon Kuper

Visited: Work, Greenwich Meantime’s Brew Fest, Physio, Happenstance, The Water Poet

Want: A new job

Need: To set myself goals and projects to keep my brain ticking over

Miss: my bag

Learnt: You should never expect people to change.

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.

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