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Dec. 30th, 2011 | 09:10 pm
location: United Kingdom, Stockport

Another year later... Facebook timeline has kind of made this a bit redundant but, you know.

1. What did you do in 2011 that you'd never done before?
Went to Scotland. Was top.

2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Ummm, yeah, I did some stuff, not others. My resolution for this year is run 5k in 20 minutes. After that we'll take it from there. Maybe do an OU course. But this crops up every time I feel a little unfulfilled. I shouldn't feel unfulfilled, I'm rushed off my feet at the minute.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Well not close.

4. What countries did you visit?
Does Scotland count?

5. What would you like to have in 2012 that you lacked in 2011?
More money, more interesting work, a car, a place of my own to live, a holiday abroad. Not much really 

6. What date from 2011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
First catch launch was good, very bitter sweet night, but god knows the date. Death of Grandad, too, for obvious reasons.  

7. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Ummm, I'll get back to you on that.

8. What was your biggest failure?
Ummm, Is failing to achieve failure? Nothing specific. In fact,  managing to negotiate longer hours, lower pay and fewer responsibilities was certainly something.

9. Did you suffer illness or injury?

10. What were the best things you bought?
New MacBookPRO

11. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
God knows.

12. Whose behaviour appalled you?
I don't know.

13 Where did most of your money go?
Rent, and other assorted shit. Futureworks have taken a big chunk, violin lessons, all sort of stuff.

14. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
New Job, getting the first issue of catch out, going to Scotland, starting Futureworks course.

15. What song will always remind you of 2011?
None really. I've much stopped listening to music. God knows why.

16. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder?
Sadder probably.

ii. thinner or fatter?
Slightly fatter

iii. richer or poorer?
Probably Slightly richer.

17. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Playing Battlefield 3 ;)

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

19. How will you be spending Christmas?
With my parents.

20. Did you fall in love in 2009

21. What was your favourite TV program?
Black mirror and All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace.

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

23. What was the best book you read?
Oh gosh, I've read quite a bit this year. Dunno what the best was though. Catcher in the Rye? Possibly.

24. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Ummmm, nothing.

25. What did you want and get?
I wanted a full time job and I got one.

26. What did you want and not get?
More control over my life.

27. What was your favourite film of this year?
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was ok.

28. What did you do on your birthday?
I went out for a meal with my friends. Was good.

29. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
More money.

30. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
Marks and Spencer 2 for 27 shirt and tie combination pack.

31. What kept you sane?
Xbox and pornography. I'm like an overgrown teenager. I often wonder if previous generations felt like this.

32. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Posters of Zooey Deshanel on the side of buses.

33. What political issue stirred you the most?
Cuts. I went and marched I did.

34. Who did you miss?
The guys at college. The old university gang. Other... people.

35. Who was the best new person you met?
The guys at RTA are ok

36. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2011.
Drinking is well great.

37. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
We don’t make time where there is none, move your feet!

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