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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at

The Inbetweeners, American Style

To the person in America who has bought The Inbetweeners.

Keep your thieving hands off our stuff.

Now fuck off and write your own comedy show.
You're usually pretty good at it.

I honestly can't understand how you can take the script,
keep it almost exactly the same and it be so unfunny.
How does that work?

This version is so shit that you've not even allowed it to be embedded on websites.
(Reader, hit the image to see the trailer.  But be warned.  You cannot unsee things.)

The Inbetweeners, America, remake, cast,

I really hope this is an MTV wind-up and Ashton Kutcher is going to jump out
from behind my settee and shout PUNK'D or Xzibit is going to cheer me up and pimp my ride...