Sunday, 1 January 2012

232 - December update

So I only managed to get 9 out of 30, which was a bit fail, but a lot of them I made a lot of progress on. I wish I had been able to do the book one, that was just me being lazy. Anyway, here's to next year's resolutions! Happy New Year everyone!

Completed goals will be struck out when I do them.


Goal in progress are in bold.


1. Watch 50 films I haven't seen.
(1. Basketcase 2.)
(2. Basketcase 3.)
(3. Eat, Pray, Love.)
(4. Blades of Glory.)
(5. Toy Story 3.) 
(6. Despicable Me.) 
(7. Megamind.)
(8. The Batman vs Dracula.) 
(9. Serenity.) 
(10. House of Wax (original).) 
(11. Hellboy.) 
(12. Hellboy II.) 
(13. Bee Movie.) 
(14. Husk.) 
(15. Tangled.) 
(16. The Holiday.) 
(17. Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning.) 
(18. Insidious.) 
(19. Wall-E.) 
(20. Kill Bill Part II.) 
(21. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2.) 
(22. Definitely Maybe.) 
(23. Pineapple Express.) 
(24. Paul.) 
(25. Day of the Dead.) 
(26. Adventureland.) 
(27. Jackass 3.5.) 
(28. Easy A.) 
(29. Scream 4.)  
(30. Planet of the Apes (original).
(31. Black Swan.) 
(32. Rise of the Planet of the Apes.)
(33. Be Kind Rewind.)
(34. The Devil Wears Prada.) 
(35. The Blob.) 
(36. Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist.) 
(37. Yogi Bear.) 
(38. Troll 2.)
(39. The Uninvited.)
(40. Awake.)
(41. The Lost Boys 2: The Tribe.) 
(42. The Jane Austen Book Club.) 
(43. Rachel Getting Married.)
(44. The September Issue.)
(45. The Women.) 
(46. Elf.) 
(47. Finald Destination 5.) 
(48. The Poughkeepsie Tapes.) 
(49. Megan is Missing.) 
(50. Scoody-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire.)
2. Read 50 books I haven't read. 
(1. Needful Things by Stephen King.) (Started it last year but I read a good 75% of it this year.)
(2. Whip It by Shauna Cross.)
(3. Dead Until Dark (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.) 
(4. Living Dead in Dallas (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.) 
(5. Club Dead (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)
(6. Dead to the World (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.) 
(7. Dead as a Doornail (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)  
(8. Definitely Dead (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)   
(9. All Together Dead (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)    
(10. From Dead to Worse (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)     
(11. Dead and Gone (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)   
(12. A Touch of Dead (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris.)     
(13. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K.Rowling.)   
(14. Cujo by Stephen King.) 
(15. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood.) 
(16. Pet Sematary by Stephen King.) 
(17. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger.) 
(18. Misery by Stephen King.)
(19. About A Boy by Nick Hornby.) 
(20. The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern.) 
(21. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk.) 
(22. The Travelling Vampire Show by Richard Laymon.) 
(23. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon.)
(24. Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange.) 
(25. Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King.) 
(26. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.) 
(27. Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll.) 
3. Read 20 graphic novels I haven't read. 
(1. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley.)
(2. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World by Bryan Lee O'Malley.) 
(3. Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness by Bryan Lee O'Malley.) 
(4. Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together by Bryan Lee O'Malley.)
(5. Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe by Bryan Lee O'Malley.) 
(6. Scott Pilgrim's Finest  Hour by Bryan Lee O'Malley.) 
(7. Kick-Ass by Mark Millar.) 
4. Buy and read 50 comic books.
(1. Predators - Friend or Foe?! No.1.)
(2. Daredevil - The Man Without Fear. No. 507.)
(3. The Expendables. No.2.) 
5. Go to the theatre 5 times. 
(1. Idiots of Ants -  03/08/2011).
(2. Frisky and Mannish - 05/08/2011).
(3. Beauty and the Beast panto - 22/12/2011).
6. Go to 5 gigs. 
(1. Gay for Johnny Depp, The Computers, Secta Rouge, Shields Up - Sneaky Pete's - 21/02/2011. I only stayed for Shields Up and Secta Rouge, but then I was only really there to see Shield's Up.)
(2. Eras mini-gig - Studio 24 - 06/08/2011. Literally played 4 or 5 songs, but I think it counts.) 
(3. Jimmy Eat World and We Were Promised Jetpacks - Corn Exchange - 25/08/11.)
(4. Panic! At The Disco and Fatherson (I didn't see Fatherson, as I tend not to bother with support acts - HMV Picturehouse - 27/08/11.)
7. Watch 10 TV series that I have and have never watched the whole way through (I do this a lot).
(1. Father of the Pride - The Complete Series.)
(2. American Dad!: Volume 5.) 
(3. The Big Bang Theory - Season 1).  
(4. The Big Bang Theory - Season 2).  
(5. The Big Bang Theory - Season 3).
(6. True Blood - Season 1).
(7. Family Guy - Season 10).
(8. Gossip Girl - Season 1).  
(9. Pushing Daisies - Season 1).  
(10. The OC - Season 1).
8. Pass my minimums at roller derby.
9. Read 10 biographies/autobiographies.
(1. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.)
(2. Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg.) 
(3. The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl by Belle De Jour.)  
(4. Sleeping Around: Secrets of a sexual adventuress by Catherine Townsend.) 
(5. The Unauthorised Life of Lemony Snicket by Lemoy Snicket.) 
(6. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.) 
10. Go to a bout for all the Scottish teams (Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow (and maybe the central team/Inverness if they get going by the end of the year but they're just starting out). 
(1. Aberdeen vs Perth - Taco Hell - 12/02/2011.)
(2. Edinburgh vs Wakefield - Crashablanca - 26/02/2011.) 
(3. Edinburgh vs Glasgow - Live Roller Derby - 7/08/11.) 
(4. Perth vs Dundee - Pivots of the Caribbean - 26/11/11.) 
11. Make my way through my French lesson CD's.
12. Learn to play 10 songs off-by heart on my keyboard.
13. Learn how to knit. (When I've done 5 completed projects).
(1. Baby's first swatch from Stitch n Bitch.)
(2. Go-go garter stitch scarf from Stitch n Bitch.) 
14. Learn how to cross-stitch. (When I've done 5 completed projects).
(1. Cross stitch keyring.)
(2. Cross sitch kitty in frame.)
(3. Russian doll card.)
(4. Flower pin cushion.)
(5. Jack Russell card.)
15. Make 10 crafty kits. 
(1. Dreaming Kitty - Cross stitch kit.)
(2. Mackintosh Rose Keyring - Cross stitch kit.)
(3. Bat - Soft toy kit.) 
(4. Vintage pincushion stitch kit.
(5. Bentley Bear card kit.
(6. Crab cross stich kit.)
(7. Royal Guard stitch kit.)
(8. Funky fox stitch kit.) 
(9. Fizzy Moon Card kit.
(10. All Our Yesterdays On the Beach card kit.
16. Fill my sketch book.
17. Fill my owl notebook.
18. Go on holiday in a caravan.
19. Go to Glasgow for a night out. 
(1. Going to Rufus T Firefly's for dinner and then Classic Grand for dancing.)
20. Get a new tattoo.
21. Learn to play poker.
22. Learn to read my tarot cards.
23. Learn to read my rune stones.
24. Learn to play chess so I know all the moves.
25. Eat at 10 places I've never eaten at before.
(1. Compass in Leith.)
(2. The Constitution in Leith.) 
(3. Rufus T Firefly's in Glasgow.) 
(4. Delicious Chinese in Davidson Mains.) 
(5. Illegal Jack's in Edinburgh.) 
(6. Pierinos take-away in Leith.)
(7. The Oaks Hotel in Alnwick.)
(8. The Castle Inn in Bamburgh.) 
(9. Taste of Italy in Edinburgh.) 
(10. The White Lady in Corstorphine.) 
26. Go to Paris.
27. Learn to crochet. (When I've done 5 completed projects).
28. Pass my rules test at roller derby.
29. Get my gamer score to 15,000.
30. Try and have a blog and actually keep it.

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