Would You Have It Any Other Way?
Yes, it's that time of the year... when I come here and post the "oh-so-silly" yet "oh-so-traditional" end of the year meme! I know you were dying to see it, so here it is:
End of the Year Meme, the 2012 edition
1 - What did you do in 2012 that you'd never done before?
Hit on a teacher (haha)... sad, but true.
2 - Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Again, I can't remember if I had any...
3 - Did anyone close to you give birth?
4 - Did anyone close to you die?
Yes :( My grandma passed away.
5 - What countries did you visit?
6 - What would you like to have in 2013 that you lacked in 2012?
A boyfriend, or two.
7 - What date from 2012 will remain etched upon your memory?
Can't think of one...
8 - What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Becoming a teacher and handling work + studying without ever letting the ball drop.
9 - What was your biggest failure?
In a way, (as always) communication.
10 - Did you suffer illness or injury?
11 - What was the best thing you bought?
Books and makeup :D
12 - Whose behaviour merited celebration?
Too tired to come up with an answer...
13 - Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
Same as previous question...
14 - Where did most of your money go?
15 - What did you get really, really, really excited about?
I'd rather not mention
16 - What song/album will always remind you of 2012?
Florence + The Machine - Cerimonials.
17 - Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder? Happier
Thinner or fatter? Fatter (not much though)
Richer or poorer? Richer
18 - What do you wish you’d done more of?
19 - What do you wish you’d done less of?
20 - How will you be spending Christmas?
I'll be home, celebrating with my mom and cats :)
21 - Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?
Ha... let's think... Pams?
22 - Did you fall in love in 2012?
Yes. I also fell out of it.
23 - What was your favourite TV programme?
Vampire Diaries, my guilty pleasure...
25 - Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
26 - What was the best book(s) you read?
"Tudo que é sólido desmancha no ar" (All that is solid melts into air) by Marshall Berman and "A Poética do Espaço" (The Poetics of Space) by Gaston Bachelard
27 - What was your greatest musical discovery?
Florence + The Machine,
28 - What did you want and get?
29 - What did you want and not get?
A boyfriend. Or two.
30 - What were your favourite films of this year?
31 - What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I went out with friends, but I really don't remember it. I just know that's what I did 'cause my mom told me so...
32 - What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
A boyfriend? More money? A private island?
33 - How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?
Blue, lots and lots of blue in my wardrobe...
34 - What kept you sane?
Work, school, but mostly, my friends.
35 - Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Ian Somerhalder (still) ;)
36 - What political issue stirred you the most?
Elections, although I have to admit, I really hare that shit...
37 - Who did you miss?
My grandma :( Helen, Cole, Finley :..(
38 - Who was the best new person you met?
39 - Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2012.
You have to go after the things you want because they won't just be handed out to you. Plus, it's better to get a negative response soon then to long for things forever and waste all your time... does that make sense?
40 - Quote a song lyric that sums up your year?