Week 185, Saturday 30th December 2017 until Friday 5th January 2018.

Misfits Mid-Life Crisis Adventures in East and West London & Surrey (The NEXT Chapter).

Week 185 Saturday 30th December 2017 until Friday 5th January 2018.

IMG_5787 IMG_5945 “This blog was seen in 28 countries in 2017”. 

HAPPY NEW YEAR, we made it to 2018.  Over the last 12 months this blog has had 1,545 views from 28 countries.  Of course I realise that other blogs get that many views every week, but I am just pleased that anyone reads this shiz. 

IMG_5960 HAPPY BDAY TIM, 1st of Jan”.

Thank you for reading and helping me feel that this is worth continuing

As this is the first blog of 2018, I thought that I would look back at the last 12 months.  This poll is my excuse to say what I liked and disliked over the last year.  Please remember that the following is only MY opinion which in the grand scheme of things doesn’t matter I realise. If you disagree, please contact me and tell me want you liked and disliked about 2017.

IMG_5816 “On Parliament Hill 31st December 2016 seeing in 2017 in style”. 

Best TV Comedy Of The Year.

Car Share (BBC) / League of Gentlemen Anniversary Special (BBC). 

IMG_5833 “Spent a lot of the year drinking coffee with Aunty MOZ”.

Best TV Topical Comedy Show Of The Year. 

The Last Leg (C4).

IMG_5969 IMG_5985 “Met the wonderful Iain Lee and Katherine Boyle a number of times in 2017 and were always lovely”.

Worst TV Comedy Of The Year.

Porridge (BBC) 2017.

IMG_5959 IMG_5958 “I might have partied over the last 12 months”.

Re-watching TV Comedy Classic.

The Golden Girls (NBC)(C4)1983 to 1992.

IMG_5979 “Mum at the Proms”.

Best TV Drama Of The Year.

Doctor Who (BBC) Season 10 / Rillington Place (BBC).

IMG_5840 IMG_5841 “Enjoyed being beaten a number of times by Lunge and Calamity at bowling, bring it on in 2018”.

Worst TV Drama Of The Year.

SS-GB (BBC) / Clique (BBC).

IMG_5992 IMG_5993 IMG_5994 “I attempted to be creative, and failed over 2017”.

Best TV Documentary Of The Year.

The Real Marigold Hotel (BBC) / Walking the Americas (C4).

IMG_6015 IMG_6014 IMG_6013 “The Easter bunny is everyones friend”.

Most Uncomfortable Documentary.

Dissected (BBC).

IMG_5956 IMG_5955 IMG_5954 “I love nature”.

Best Film Of The Year.

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (Disney/Lucasfilms) / Wonder Woman (Warner Bros).

IMG_6010 IMG_6009 “More large salted popcorn please”.

Worst Film Of The Year.

Baywatch (Paramount Pictures).

IMG_5999 “Thats where i left the nana”.

Best Album Of The Year. 

Morrissey – Low In High School (BMG) / Lorde – Melodrama (Republic Records).

IMG_6004 IMG_6003 “Trying to work out what colour suits me the best”.

Worst Album Of The Year. 

Ed Sheeran % (Asylum and Atlantic Records). 

IMG_5996 “Phew, i wasn’t drunk when i saw a Moomin in Covent Garden”.

Book Of The Year,

Artemis – Andy Weir (Random House). 

IMG_5984 IMG_5951 IMG_5950 “I think these are pretty pics”.

Podcast of the year.

Strange Times / These People Podcast / Aggy Fox. 

IMG_5991 IMG_5981 IMG_5986 “Podcasting heroes who are friends”. 

Best Talk Radio Show Of The Year.

Nick Abbot (LBC) / The Late Night Alternative – With Iain Lee (talkRADIO). 

IMG_5949 IMG_5852 “Just showing support”.

Worst Talk Radio Show Of The Year.

Nigel Farage (LBC).

IMG_5837 “Even having and paying for X-rays with the sexy dentist is enjoyable”.

Music Radio Show Of The Year. 

Elis James And John Robins (Radio X). 

IMG_5838 “Walking to work, bumped in to a man going to get his morning paper”.

Hero Of The Year. 

Iain Lee for being open about mental health. 

IMG_5853 IMG_5906 “Cheese”.

Bell-end Of The Year. 

Donald Trump / Kim Jong-un.

IMG_5975 “Just an ordinary evening in Surrey”.

Enjoyable Memory Of The Year. 

Taking Anoodle ice skating with Aunty MOZ.

IMG_5845 IMG_5846 IMG_6016  “Everyone stayed on there feet, honest”.

Worst Memory Of The Year.

Chundering in Sister-in-Laws car.

IMG_6006 IMG_6007 “Sister, Sister-in-law and best friend, which is which….”.

Accident of the year.

MOZ breaking foot while stepping off the bus (luckily she didn’t break the bottle in her bag). 

IMG_5997 “Someone discovered number 12 this year, will she like incarnation 13, i hope so”.

Personal Drink Discovery Of The Year.

Antica Sambuca With Liquorice Flavour. 

IMG_5977.JPG IMG_5980 “Southwold 2017 was great”.

Personal Shop Discovery Of The Year. 

B&M / T.K.Maxx.

IMG_5982 IMG_6017.PNG IMG_5832 “Spent a lot of 2017 hanging around in a basement in Whitechapel”.

Ungrateful Moment Of The Year.

Gobby woman in a hospital who was giving a free sandwich due to being Diabetic,  who took one bite and said “she didn’t like it” then demanded another.

IMG_5971 “Met old friends (who are not old)”.

Personal High Point Of The Year. 

Acting in a student film with lines to learn.

IMG_5848 IMG_5849 “Wish i was on set more often, but thats just a dream”.

Personal Low Point Of The Year.

Visiting the jobcentre and made to feel like shiz.

IMG_5836 IMG_5835 “Saw da Vinci and Nico a few times, there will be plenty more in 2018”.

Saddest Story Of The Year.

Grenfell Tower Fire (14 June).

IMG_5856 IMG_5854 “Friends with Ents”.

Thank You This Last Year  To….. 

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MOZ, Mum, Hel, SAZ, Tim, Paul, Sigrida, Anoodle, Nico, JBomb, da Vinci, Ian, Rac, Moira, Davian, Kat, Sam, Penny, Lee, Bon, Aggy Fox, Gatford, Tommy Royle, Iain Lee, Katherine Boyle and many many more…..

734C23C0-515A-4FAE-B621-D301D0319D81 E99D56C0-C5C7-463C-ADF6-07C9129E0638     “These parents are the best, thank you for an amazing next generation“.

As Stated earlier these are just my highs and lows of the last 12 months, I wonder what will happen during 2018.  Let’s meet up again in a years’ time and see if we agree on the highlights of 2018.

Next week will see normal service resume with week 186.  Once again Happy New Year, and thank you for reading.

5D3BD026-FDAF-4D68-8644-39E32BA2E367 “Writing this shiz”.

My Mid Life Crisis Conts……

This week I have mainly been watching:  

“A Crimbum Carol Goes Wrong”, (TX: 30/12/17).  “BBC Proms 2017: John Williams Prom”, (TX: 21/07/17).  “Black Mirror”, (S4, ep 1 to ep 4).  “Click”, (TX: 30/12/17)(06/01/18).  “Doctor Who”, (S27/S1, ep 12 & ep 13).  “Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time”, (TX: 25/12/17).  “Eric, Ernie And Me”, (TX: 29/12/17).  “Inside No9”, (S4, ep 1).  “James May’s Toy Stories: Action Man At The Speed Of Sound”, (TX: 25/12/14).  “James May’s Toy The Motorcycle Diary’s”, (TX: 04/01/14).  “Mars” (2016), (S1, ep 1 to ep 6).  “Mrs Browns Boys: Crimbum Special ep 2”, (TX: 01/01/18).  “Only An Excuse”, (ep 27).  “Sacred Rivers With Simon Reeves”, (S1, ep 2, TX:14/10/14).  “Spiral”, (S6, ep 1 & 2).  “Star Trek (TNG)”, (S1, ep 4 to 25)(S2 ep 1 & ep 2).  “Sue Perkins And The Chimp Sanctuary”, (TX: 01/01/18).  “The Graham Norton Show”, (S22, ep 13, TX: 31/12/17).  “The Great British Festive Bake off”, (TX: 01/01/18).  “The Real Marigold On Tour”, (S2, ep 4, TX: 31/12/17).  “The Real T-Rex With Chris Packham”, (TX: 02/01/18).  “The Royal Institution Crimbum Lecture 2017”, (Ep 3, TX: 28/12/17).  “Tim Vine Travels Through Time: Crimbum Special”, (TX: 29/12/17).  “Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out”, (TX: 29/12/17).  “While You Were Sleeping”, (1995).                     

This week I have mainly been listening to:  

 “Craigslost (From Dazed And Convicted), (ep 116, 14/01/15)(ep 117, 03/02/15)(ep 118, 02/03/15).  “D&C Mini”, (#12, 22/12/14).  “Don’t Quit Your Daycast”, (ep 11, 14/04/12)(ep 12, 30/04/12).  “Iain Lee (Highlights)”, (28/12, 29/12, 31/12/17)(01/01, 02/01, 03/01, 04/01/18).  “In Poor Taste”, (ep 13, 15/03/15)(ep 14, 23/03/15).  “LBC Podcast: Mystery Hour”, (04/01/18).  “LBC Podcast: Nick Abbot (Whole Show)”, (30/12, 31/12/17)(01/01, 02/01, 03/01, 04/01, 05/01, 06/01/18).  “NASA: Gravity Assist”, (ep 7, 03/01/18).  “NASA: Houston We have A Podcast”, (ep 26, 05/01/18).  “NASA In Silicon Valley”, (ep 75, 04/01/18).  “Pints And Puzzels”, (S1, ep 7, 21/02/17)(ep 8, 27/02/17)(ep 10, 23/03/17)(ep 11, 25/04/17).  “Soundtracking With Edith Bowman”, (ep 71, 05/01/18).  “Morrissey”,  “Florence And The Machine”,  “Snow Patrol”,  “Goldfrapp”,  “P.J. Harvey”,  “Blur”,  ”Oasis”,  “Plup”, “ABBA”.    











































































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