Review of the year

Via Jennie and David:

Best Local bands seen:
Don’t know any local bands.

Worst local bands:
As above. 🙂

Exotic towns/cities visited:
Nowhere, not really one for travelling.

Girls I fancied but failed to get anywhere with:
Ha ha, wouldn’t you like to know. 😉

Girls I fancied and did get with:
None. 🙁

Great gigs this year:
Never been to any…

Mad Stuff done in 2004 that if you’d told me I was gonna do last year I’d have laughed at you:
Became chairman of Compsoc
Finished my blogging system(!)
Organised a New Year’s Eve party
Became an editor on UA

What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
Power! Control! Bwahahaha!
ahem
More self-confidence?

What dates from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory?
Going to Alton Towers and Blackpool, good times at both places
The break-up of two of my friends 🙁
Dan telling me I was the f2o summer intern

What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Passing the first year of uni
Getting the f2o internship

What was your biggest failure?
Not doing much over the summer

Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
Our muppet of a Vice Chancellor

Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? a lot happier
ii. thinner or fatter? about the same, lightweight as always
iii. richer or poorer? richer

What do you wish you’d done more of?
Freelance work

What do you wish you’d done less of?
Timewasting on the Internet
Being a grumpy Tory 🙂

Did you fall in love in 2004?
Yeah right… this is me we’re talking about

How many one night stands in this last year?
Not enough 😉

What were your favourite tv programmes?
Haven’t watched much TV this year,
Have I Got News For You always ranks highly though

What were the best books you read?
Haven’t really read many decent new books recently

What were your favourite films of this year?
The Incredibles was quite funny

What did you do on your birthday?
Went for a curry, didn’t tell anyone it was my birthday until afterwards though, not one for making a fuss

Who were the best new people you met?
Not met as such, but I get on much better with almost everyone in Warped which is good

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004?
Work isn’t everything
Money isn’t everything
The most important thing you can do is enjoy life

Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?
“’Cause we were young then, we are so young, so young now
And when tommorow comes, we’ll just do it all again”

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14 thoughts on “Review of the year

  1. Best Local bands seen:
    I saw a band in L’pool but can’t remember their names.They were a cross between the coral and top loader great stuff.

    Worst local bands:
    Some dj on after. Wrong ventue.

    Exotic towns/cities visited:
    Rome!

    Girls I fancied but failed to get anywhere with:
    Like I’d tell you.

    Girls I fancied and did get with:
    As above.

    Great gigs this year:
    Franz Ferdinand, N*E*R*D and Bootleg Beatles

    Mad Stuff done in 2004 that if you’d told me I was gonna do last year I’d have laughed at you:
    I don’t think you’d particulaery laugh at the stuff I did. Apart from maybe to an Islam presentation about such things like views on polygamy, masturbation, contraception etc…

    What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
    Confidence…

    What dates from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory?
    Wednesday 18th Feb.
    Trip to Rome in July.
    My 21st b’day.

    What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Good grades at uni.
    Doing A level teaching at Holy cross

    What was your biggest failure?
    I tend to blank those out…

    Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    One or two people at uni.

    Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? sadder
    ii. thinner or fatter? i think I’m a little bigger but nothing too noticable.
    iii. richer or poorer? richer

    What do you wish you’d done more of?
    exercise

    What do you wish you’d done less of?
    Timewasting in general

    Did you fall in love in 2004?
    Nope.

    How many one night stands in this last year?
    Never enough.

    What were your favourite tv programmes?
    WWE, QI, Have I Got News For You, Dead Ringers

    What were the best books you read?
    I read most of Mort by Terry Pratchet. Should finish it really.

    What were your favourite films of this year?
    AvP, Anchorman

    What did you do on your birthday?
    Got pissed in L’pool then had a family meal on my b’day itself.

    Who were the best new people you met?
    Met? I met loads of new people the year before. I guess I made good mates last year who was a aqaintance from years ago.

    Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004?
    Look after number one.
    Know who your best mates are in life.
    Live for the moment.

    Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?
    Don’t know…

  2. Best Local bands seen:
    Not really local but saw loads of unsigned bands at download festival that were excellent

    Worst local bands:
    DJ at Leadmill (sheffield)

    Exotic countries visited:
    Bulgaria

    Girls I fancied but failed to get anywhere with:
    With g’friend til late december so of course none

    Girls I fancied and did get with:
    The missus but was already with her….so none

    Great gigs this year:
    Franz Ferdinand, The Darkness, Metalica, Linkin Park

    Mad Stuff done in 2004 that if youd told me I was gonna do last year Id have laughed at you:
    Not a great deal

    What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?
    Plenty of random women

    What dates from 2004 will remain etched upon your memory?
    2nd Sept (21st)
    11th Oct (3rd year with bird)

    What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Good Uni Grades, Gettin Job at Outokumpu

    What was your biggest failure?
    Relationship with bird

    Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My own after a few beers

    Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? happier
    ii. thinner or fatter? about the same but hopefully will be happier to answer that next year
    iii. richer or poorer? poorer (first cars are expensive)

    What do you wish youd done more of?
    played squash

    What do you wish youd done less of?
    Waste money on pointless crap i never use

    Did you fall in love in 2004?
    Out of love, does that count?

    How many one night stands in this last year?
    Never enough.

    What were your favourite tv programmes?
    Have I Got News For You, Little Britain, anything with peter kay in

    What were the best books you read?
    Stupid White Men, Darren Gough Autobiography, Martin Johnson Autobiography

    What were your favourite films of this year?
    Farenheit 9/11 (the beginning hour and a half)

    What did you do on your birthday?
    Got smashed in sheffield, then in bury

    Who were the best new people you met?
    Everyone at work both at the club and Outokumpu, Chris (uni), Danny (uni), Lucy (Uni), Tanz (Pub)

    Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004?
    I am not gonna spend my career in an office job

    Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?
    Everybodies changing and i dont feel the same – Keane

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