Re-cap of 2011!

2011 has been quite a year! If I thought 2010 was busy, 2011 kicked it well and truly into touch. Here's my 2011 year in review. In no particular order - the good, the bad, the skiing, the partying, the work, the travelling and the growing up :)

  • Took 100 flights exactly - top destinations included New York, Thailand, Abu Dhabi and Copenhagen
  • First video production - Visualising Foursquare Check Ins
  • Shot the second most powerful handgun in the world, the Smith and Wesson 500;



  • Jumped the fence from Windows to an Apple Macbook Pro
  • Jumped the fence from Android to an Apple iPhone S
  • Went to my first burlesque-themed party;


  • Stroked a tiger;

  • Simon stroking a tiger

  • Skied in a kilt
  • Skied twice in a season for the first time ever (Tignes, France and Sauze d'Oulx, Italy)
  • Became a fan of Pippa Middleton's derrier
  • Attended 5 weddings
  • Grew a beard
  • Attended the Royal Highland Show for the first time, saw this: http://twitpic.com/5glmi0
  • Celebrated 4th July independence...in New York
  • Played 9 holes of pub golf for the first time since University...managed a hole in one for every hole
  • Played one of the top 100 golf courses in the world in Abu Dhabi, though I don't play golf
  • Discovered how much fun Brighton is for a night out
  • Won the Halloween team fancy dress competition at work, dressed as Crayons;

  • Fancy dress as crayons

  • Wrote more blog posts than 2009 and 2010 combined
  • Became a godfather for the first time
  • Surpassed 1000 followers on Twitter
  • Met some unbelievable people, some of whom may mould my next 12 months (you know who you are!)
  • Discovered Camera+
  • Won a one-on-one xmas jumper competition through a public Facebook and Twitter vote off;

I hope you also had a great, memorable 2011! Now time to put your feet up, overindulge and come back fresh for 2012. All the best for the festive season folks!

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