All entries for Sunday 31 December 2006
December 31, 2006
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 What did you do in 2006 that you have never done before?
Bought a new car
 Did you keep all of last years resolutions?
Yes, because I don’t make them
 Have you any resolutions for next year?
 What countries did you visit?
 What would you like to have in 2007 that you didn’t have in 2006?
 What date in 2006 will remain etched in your memory?
 What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Either getting my first full time job or finishing my degree. Since I couldn’t have gotten the job without graduating I’m going to go for the degree
 What was your biggest failure?
Not going to disclose
 Did you suffer any illness or injury?
Nope – fit as a fiddle
 What was the best thing you bought?
 Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
Lots of people! I don’t want to single out those that particularly stick in my mind
 Where did most of your money go?
 What did you get really really really excited about?
Again see #10, and graduating with my family all there and being nice to each other
 What songs will always remind you of 2006?
Sigur Ros – Hoppipolla
 Compared to this time last year are you :
[A] Fatter or thinner?
About the same
[B] Happier or sadder?
[C] Richer or poorer?
 What do you wish you’d done more of?
Driving tractors this summer. In fact, I wish I was still farming now. But one can’t have it all ways
 What do you wish you’d done less of?
Being irritable and stressed
 How will you be spending Christmas?
Spent it at home with family and Lindsey
 Which blog user did you meet for the first time?
I don’t think I met any new ones in person? I probably did but none stick in my memory
 Did you fall in love in 2006?
 How many one night stands?
 What was your favourite TV show?
 Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
No – the list has not grown
 What was/were the best books you read?
I really enjoyed Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler
 What was your greatest musical discovery?
 What did you want and get?
 What did you want and not get?
That’s a long list, and the most important things on that I don’t want to disclose
 What was your favourite film this year?
Mission Impossible 3
 What did you do on your birthday and how old were you?
I was 22. It was a weekday and tipping it down the whole day, so I spent the day at work (on a farm in Essex at the time) in the workshop, repairing ploughs and seed drills and the like
 What one thing would have made your year more satisfying?
Not having our oil pump fail at Formula Student
 How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
 What kept you sane?
Holding tightly onto the past and looking optimistically to the future
 Which celebrity did you fancy the most?
 Which political issue stirred you the most?
Energy and transport policy
 Who did you miss?
 Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned this year?
It goes on
 Quote a song lyric that sums up your year…
We’ll carry on,
We’ll carry on
And though you’re dead and gone believe me
Your memory will carry on [My Chemical Romance, Welcome to the Black Parade]