End of the Year Meme

Bit late this time.

1.What did you do in 2014 that you’d never done before?

I ran a marathon

2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
1. Nearly.
2. Almost
3. Not whilst ill but did so when well
4. Almost

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes, Cuddles has a kid!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
No but a lot of people have died this year and really affected me.

5. What countries did you visit?
France

6. What would you like to have in 2015 that you lacked in 2014?
That publishing contract.

7. What date from 2014 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

14th April – I did the London Marathon
5th May – I was scared in a horror LARP for the first time ever
13th May – Seeing Courtney Love with The Princess

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
LONDON MARATHON!

9. What was your biggest failure?
Lack of a coherent manuscript

10. Were you seriously ill during 2014?
Yes.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
My mixer and blender combination – yeah I know, I sound middle-aged

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?

The Jellicle
My Sister
Foxy Jonno
DS Luke
Cornish Bloke

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
Ian Duncan-Smith

14. Where did most of your money go?
Bills and paying people back money I owe them.

15. What did you get excited about?
Lolita Fashion

16. What song will always remind you of 2014?

The Vampyre of Time and Space by Queens of the Stone Age

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

ii. thinner or fatter? thinner

iii. richer or poorer? poorer

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
Writing

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
Resting

20. How will you be spending/did you spend Christmas?

Yule was spent at Mother-In-Law’s with The Cult and a whole lot of others.
Christmas was spent the same way.

21. How many one night stands?
None, don’t really miss them.

22. Did you fall in love in 2014?
No.

23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
No.

24. What was your favorite TV programme?
The Fall

25. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Lorde

26. What was the best book you read?
The final Wheel of Time Book – because well yes I finally finished them!

27. Are you happy with your lot?
Yes.

28. What did you want and get?
A new muse.

29. What did you want and NOT get?
I’ll stick with that publishing contract for now though. Same as last year, and the year before etc.

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
Guardians of the Galaxy – hands down.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
32 and Goat and I went to Miyabis.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Getting published.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2014?
Whatever’s clean.

34. What kept you sane?
Towards the end of the year DS Luke and my Werewolf Husband

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Lorde

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
The fact we have a selfish and evil government.

37. Who did you miss?
Skimble, My Favourite American and everyone from Japan.

38. Who were the best new people you met?
Precious Stone

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2014:
Chronic means chronic even when you think you’re in recovery you have to keep something in reserve.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:

‘You’ve got to know when to hold ’em
Know when to fold ’em
Know when to walk away
And know when to run
You never count your money
When you’re sittin’ at the table
There’ll be time enough for countin’
When the dealin’s done’

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