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Year in Review 2014

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Dec. 31st, 2014 | 11:31 am

Last years Resolutions were;
1. Do more self-directed work. One thing a month is certainly manageable.
Failed this one. Will reattempt this year.

2. Look at more Art, and culture in general. I still can't believe I missed gravity.
Did ok on this one. I still need to get out more, though.

3 Tweet once a day.
Hah, I got over 100 followers this year.

4. More phyiscal exercise (more than none)
Smashed this one. Bought a bike and cycled far and wide.

5. Cook a meal once a week. Eat less meat too.
Erm, kind of failed this one.

6. Debauch less, while maintaining relationships. (this one will be tricky)
I've been a bit of a hermit this year.

7. Meet more people.
I went on a lot of dates at one point. They didn't really go anywhere though.

8. Read more books. Even trashy books are better than bloody buzzfeed lists.
Read more this year. Mostly trash, but, mission accomplished

9. Listen to a new album once a month. Not necessarily new, but new to me.
Did this for a bit. Realised I liked the one I listened to in January and listened to that a hella lot.

10. Focus.

1. What did you do in 2014 that you'd never done before?
Travelled alone. I went to New York. It was fantastic!

2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
See above.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

4. What countries did you visit?

5. What would you like to have in 2015 that you lacked in 2014?
More money, some sort of relationship.

6. What date from 2014 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
'merica holiday was good.

7. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

8. What was your biggest failure?
Failed Grade 3 violin like a bum.

9. Did you suffer illness or injury?

10. What were the best things you bought?
New bike!!!

11. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
Paul paul paul.

12. Whose behaviour appalled you?
No ones really.

13 Where did most of your money go?
Rent, marks and spencer salads. I seriously need to start taking lunch into work, again.

14. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
'merica trip

15. What song will always remind you of 2014?
St Vincent album was a corker, it was really good to feel excited about music again.

16. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder?
probably very slightly sadder, but not much

ii. thinner or fatter?

iii. richer or poorer?
Very slightly richer.

17. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Self directed work, Violin, cycling, again.

18. What do you wish you'd done less of?

19. How will you be spending Christmas?
I spent it with my parents.

20. Did you fall in love in 2014

21. What was your favourite TV program?
Game of Thrones

22. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?

23. What was the best book you read?
Great Expections was good.

24. What was your greatest musical discovery?
St. Vincent

25. What did you want and get?
Bike and violin

26. What did you want and not get?
A fulfilling relationship

27. What was your favourite film of this year?
12 Years a slave tied with The Lego Movie

28. What did you do on your birthday?
Drank way too much.

29. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Less time alone

30. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
An increasingly tatty pair of trainers

31. What kept you sane?

32. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Victoria Coren. Again and again.

33. What political issue stirred you the most?
The same as last year, sadly.

34. Who did you miss?
Many people.

35. Who was the best new person you met?
I dunno, Dom?

36. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2014.
It's up to you to take responsibility for how you feel.

37. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
Like a birth, in reverse.

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favourite film

from: baba_o_riley
date: Jan. 4th, 2015 01:49 pm (UTC)

"27. What was your favourite film of this year?
12 Years a slave tied with The Lego Movie"


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