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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.

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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

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

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 23/52

Weekly Rating: 6/10

Highlight: spending the week getting to know my niece.

Lowlight: Somewhere between getting told I should wear a knee brace if I ever play sport again and getting an ear infection.

Felt: Tired and in pain.

Watched: The Wire, The Fall, Arrested Development, Weekend, The Woman in Black, Bourne Legacy, Peppa Pig, This House

Heard: Random Access Memories by Daft Punk, Settle by Disclosure, IV Play by The-Dream, Love Lust Faith + Dreams by 30 Seconds to Mars, Some Say I So I Say Light by Ghostpoet, Trouble Will Find Me by The National, …Like Clockwork by Queens of the Stone Age, The Conversation by Texas, Home by Rudimental, Nocturnes by Little Boots, Now What?! By Deep Purple

Read: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown

Visited: Hospital, Greenwich Picture House

Want: to make my knee better and have a smooth week starting back at work.

Need: to get my work head on.

Miss: America, getting very jealous of people going away

Learnt: I am a big old scaredy-cat

My State on Sunday 22/52

Weekly Rating: 8/10

Highlight: my niece learning my name and watching Depeche Mode at the O2.

Lowlight: Realising the impact my most recent operation has had on my Knee’s recovery.

Felt: Good, the recovery is going well.

Watched: The Wire, House of Cards, The Fall, Arrested Development, The Hunger Games, Peppa Pig, Sing and Sign

Heard: Delta Machine by Depeche Mode, The Best of, Part 1 by Depeche Mode, Total Loss by How to Dress Well, Didn’t it Rain by Hugh Laurie, Heart of Nowhere by Noah and the Whale, Once I was an Eagle by Laura Marling, Golden by Lady Antebellum, Indicud by Kid Cudi, Now What?! By Deep Purple, Random Access Memories by Daft Punk

Read: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Soccernomics by Simon Kuper, Inferno by Dan Brown, ALL of the RECIPES

Visited: Hospital, The O2 Arena, Greenwich Park, Bluewater

Want: to make my knee feel better.

Need: to stop swearing in front of my 20 month old niece

Miss: Having a worthy reason to be tired

Learnt: I still can’t sit in a tight space for any length of time.

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