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 1.What did you do in 2011 that you'd never done before?

Work full time!

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
My only New Years' Resolutions were to take more photos. As long as we include photos of Missy, yes, I have kept it.

I will be setting some for next year. They are:-

- Draw something every day. Even just scribbles on lined paper, especially horse details and wolves

- Stay on top of my DTLLS work (I am 100% up-to-date at the moment, and intend to stay that way!)

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes, I have a new 2nd cousin!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
No, though we had 2 close-shaves.

5. What countries did you visit?
WALES. What? That's another country to England!

6. What would you like to have in 2012 that you lacked in 2011?
A horse. Yes, this is a pipe dream. If I can get one, I want a big white one. Or in fact any big horse who's a total dork and won't mind me loving on him/her.

7. What dates from 2011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
July 6th. The date I found out I had got 1 of 12 available full-time positions, granting me regular money, huge perks and my teacher training for free, all to do a job I simply adore.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Getting my full time job! It has been so rewarding in so many ways for me, and I love my job and having my own money.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Still being self-destructive on occasion. I am being incredibly self-destructive right now, and I really don't understand why.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Half a zillion colds, sprained elbow, sprained back, broken toe, a myriad of cuts and bruises and a fat lip.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
GAH. My new laptop, HAL2

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
Everyone's! Most especially a few work colleagues, family members, and online friends.
13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
A member of my family who has done nothing this year but make people feel miserable. Also a member of my husband's family who is bringing everyone down through their actions.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Pokemon, horse riding/horse riding stuff, technology (£900 in 2 months *.*) and driving lessons.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Both Expo's, my birthday, Christmas and starting riding again!

16. What song will always remind you of 2011?
Judas by Lady Gaga

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? Happier
b) thinner or fatter? Thinner
c) richer or poorer?  Richer

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Writing and drawing.

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

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Slobbing out with my mum, dad, husband and furbaby, opening presents, eating, napping and enjoying the TV.

21. What was your favorite month of 2011?

22. Did you fall in love in 2011?
Too late - already there!

23. How many one-night stands?
Exactly zero.

24. What was your favourite TV programme?
Doctor Who & Torchwood; Miracle Day.

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

26. What was the best book you read?
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Currently reading The Two Towers and Cell by Stephen King)

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?

28. What did you want and get?
An iPhone 4S. It's amazing.

29. What did you want and not get?
A lifesize camel plush from Hamleys :{

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
 I was 23, and I went to work where I was dogpiled by students, then my dad took us out for Chinese buffet!

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Nothing. Nothing at all!

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
Furry clothes and woolly clothes have become my trademark!

34. What kept you sane?
Working, TV, family, Missy and all you guys <3

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
David Thewlis :] I did much fangirling over him this year. AND HE'S IN WAR HORSE /hyperventilates/

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
The EU debt crisis. Don't ask.

37. Who did you miss?
My cousin & her family, who have moved to Misouri :[

38. Who was the best new person you met?
DES! A very lovely girl I'm good friends with at work, who's a fellow CCPW.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2011.
That sometimes you just have to be patient; good things really do come to those who wait, and keep their heads up. And, the ultimate in cliché sayings - it really does get better.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year

Just put your paws up - 'cause you were born this way, baby!


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