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I do this almost every year on Jan 1st 2004 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, I missed 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016!

1. What did you do in 2016 that you'd never done before?
Went to Amsterdam, Germany and Spain! Saw Divine Comedy!

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Last year's:
   Be Happier Ehhhh...

This year's:
Be Happier.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Not this year

4. Did anyone close to you die?
No-one close this year

5. What countries did you visit?
Germany, The Netherlands, Spain!

6. What would you like to have in 2017 that you lacked in 2016?
Tidy Garden, spare cash

7. What date from 2016 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
5th October - I bought plane tickets to Canada

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
I've lost ~40lbs

9. What was your biggest failure?
Being more assertive and in control of my own career, again.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I'm ill right now! Been ill all of December, it's starting to get tedious.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
More Nail Polish

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
I don't have an answer for that

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
The 33% of the population that voted for us to leave Europe. I am ashamed of them.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Car, House.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Going to Canada in 2017

16. What song will always remind you of 2016?
David Bowie - Blackstar

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? Sadder
ii. thinner or fatter? Thinner
iii. richer or poorer? About the same!

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Seeing friends

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Working a job I hate, being ill.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Sick in bed.

21. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with?
No-one. I barely call anyone

22. Did you fall in love in 2016?
Not this year!

23. How many one-night stands?

24. What was your favourite TV program?
RuPaul's Drag Race again

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
I keep accumulating one more person a year, it seems.

26. What was the best book you read?
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Public Service Broadcasting

28. What did you want and get?
More polish, I got the bed I wanted last year!! :D

29. What did you want and not get?
The loft boarded

30. What was your favourite film of this year?

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I was 33, I went to work :(

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
A non-broken desk

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2016?
Whatever fit :/

34. What kept you sane?

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

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
Bloody Brexit

37. Who did you miss?

38. Who was the best new person you met?
Julie / Karen

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2016:
Don't trust anyone at work.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
Something happened on the day he died
Spirit rose a metre and stepped aside
Somebody else took his place, and bravely cried:
(I'm a blackstar, I'm a blackstar)

David Bowie - Blackstar
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