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1. What did you do in 2007 that you'd never done before?
went to a gig on my own. met someone in a band. was in a mosh pit, getting kicked in the face by a crowdsurfer. getting up front for gigs. asked someone out and got shot down in the nicest possible way. got yelled at by chavs outside of a cinema for being an emo. I'm not denying it, that was hilarious.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
probably not tbh. I have... vague goals.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
nope.

4. Did anyone close to you die?
my great uncle, but I was at Toko for his funeral.

5. What countries did you visit?
none, aha.

6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
good grades, self confidence. less flaily spazzy lj entries. housemates!

7. What date from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Reading Festival - all the lengths we went through to get tickets only to lose them. and find some more on the floor. an awesome weekend seeing loads of bands I loved.
Amecon and Tokonatsu - because seriously, I don't remember having so much fun ever.
all the meets - from the London meet to the really tiny meets, that sometimes just consisted of two or three people. I fucking love my friends.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
staying on the MEng. ...staying single for the longest time ever?

9. What was your biggest failure?
...nearly getting bumped off the MEng.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
nothing more than my random allergies that are completely normal by now. I'm allergic to my belt buckle.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Reading tickets [let's just say all my gig tickets...] and a ds lite.

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
my friends for putting up with me. aha. Anisha and Paws, cause in the last year, you two have been some of my best friends ¦3
everyone I've ever spent time with and come away laughing and smiling.

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
...I'm not supposed to know.

14. Where did most of your money go?
gigs, cds.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
gigs! Amecon and Toko too.

16. What song will always remind you of 2007?
to be honest, there's so many. Brand New - Sowing Season. My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words. Say Anything - Wow I Can Get Sexual Too. but those are just associated with gigs. :|

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? mm, happier, I guess.
ii. richer or poorer? poorer!

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
work? spending time with my friends.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
wasting time doing nothing at all.

20. How will you be spending Christmas?
spent it with my family - parents and grandmother in afternoon, extended family in evening.

22. Did you fall in love in 2007?
nope.

23. How many one-night stands?
none.

24. What was your favourite TV program?
umm. House or Supernatural, I guess.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
I don't hate, I just have occasional urges to slap people around. but people on anonmemes.

26. What was the best book you read?
it's a toss up between Stardust and American Gods.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
ahahah. EMO. and David Ford.

28. What did you want and get?
a ds lite, Reading tickets. [YES THIS WAS THE HIGH POINT OF MY YEAR.]

29. What did you want and not get?
a sidekick. next year, I tell you...

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
Stardust, Transformers, POTC, Run Fatboy Run and Stardust all deserve mentions.

30a. What was your favourite theatrical production of this year?
didn't see any.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
20, and I hung around town with my friends.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
...moar gigs? less flailing.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
jeans and tshirts! odd converse! gigantic panic hoodie!

34. What kept you sane?
my friends, music.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
pfft. Brendon. possibly Pete Wentz and Lyn-Z.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
maybe the child benefit discs being lost? [my dad works in that department, sssh.]

37. Who did you miss?
probably my friends. my sense of shame.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
[livejournal.com profile] dogmop and [livejournal.com profile] doiling probably, since I met Katie and Sophie last year. also - [livejournal.com profile] ovendoor! Andrew and Max also deserve a mention.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007.
like what you like. don't feel guilty about it. the benefits of listening.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
I called her on the phone and she touched herself--
...I am just kidding on that one.

so we bottled and shelved all our regrets
let them ferment and came back to our senses
drove back home and slept a few days
woke up and laughed at how stupid we used to be

we'll get over it
sad, strong, safe and sober
we'll move forward
and know where we went wrong
but 'you can't go home again'.

[straylight run - mistakes we knew we were making]

so yeah. '07 has been a hell of a year. ♥

ALSO WHEN DID I BECOME THE GIRL WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING. or has a burning desire to find everything out.

-

I'm off to spend new years eve with some awesome girls.I have zelda to play on the train, and the promise of alcohol and showers. [umm. our shower here is broken.] I have epic fic to read when i get back.
catch you on the flip side.

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