Journal – February-March 2004

November 2020 Introduction:

Here’s the next bunch of posts from my old Bolt journal. I’ve combined 2 months together here, as my entries for both were fairly short while I was busy with university work. So here you’ll find out about my latest exam result, more DVDs and music that I was buying, and which of our sitcoms were voted the best by the British public. I hope you enjoy!

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Journal – January 2004

October 2020 Introduction:

We’ve made it to another year in my series of journal posts from the old Bolt social media site. And 2004 was a particularly significant one for me, with the conclusion of my university studies and my subsequent search for a job. But that’s all still to come, as we need to get through the first half of the year before we reach that new chapter in my life.

This month I stayed with a friend at Bournemouth University for a few days, continued my own studies at Exeter University including another exam, got addicted to another video game, and bought a few more DVDs. Plus there’s another top 100 list, for which I take no responsibility if you willingly explore the links and come away with any unwanted earworms. So let’s crack on with it, and I hope you enjoy!

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Journal – November-December 2003

October 2020 Introduction:

We’ve made it to the end of my second year of Bolt journal entries. I figured I may as well combine the last 2 months of the year, as I didn’t write a lot for November. As usual I talk about university, the latest DVDs I’ve been buying and the TV I’ve been enjoying. Plus there’s another top 100 list and a few of the stranger news stories that caught my attention, and of course there’s  Christmas and a brief review of the year. So I hope you enjoy!

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Journal – July-September 2003

October 2020 Introduction:

Here’s another batch of posts from my old Bolt journal. Thank you as always if you’re still reading these!

We’re now entering the second half of 2003, and with another year of university complete, I didn’t end up writing a huge amount over the quiet summer holiday. So I’ve combined all 3 months together, in which I mention the outcome of my second year at university, a college reunion, other meetings with friends, the music I was enjoying, my birthday, and some of the stranger news stories that caught my eye. I hope you enjoy!

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Journal – June 2003

September 2020 Introduction:

Welcome to another instalment from my old Bolt journal, as we approach the halfway point in 2003. Here I’m getting ready for the summer, by taking my final exams in my second year at uni, socialising with friends, buying various DVDs including particularly good ones by Queen and Led Zeppelin, and getting hooked on the latest Grand Theft Auto game! So I hope you enjoy this latest selection from my past!

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Journal – May 2003

September 2020 Introduction:

Here we go again, with another bundle of journal posts I had on the old Bolt site. My time was mainly spent revising for my upcoming exams, but I found time to write about other things too, including an IQ test on TV, the most recent Bond film, a list of the worst Britons, and that infamous Eurovision performance that earned the UK “nul points”. So I hope you enjoy reliving some more of the past with me!

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Journal – January-March 2003

September 2020 Introduction:

Welcome to the next instalment of journal entries that I originally posted on the old social media website Bolt. We’re now into 2003, and I’ve combined the first few months here, as they weren’t particularly eventful and the entries are fairly short. I did continue to buy myself some nice things to keep myself entertained though, and I got some more results for my university work, plus there were a couple of notable events (one good, one not so good) that I felt were worth highlighting at the time. So I hope you enjoy looking through it all! Continue reading “Journal – January-March 2003”

Journal – December 2002

August 2020 Introduction:

We’ve made it to the end of my first year of Bolt journal entries. Thank you to everyone that’s been reading them so far, I’m glad they’re proving entertaining. This month isn’t too eventful, but there is naturally lots of talk about Christmas, with one particular treat for myself that I was very excited to order! So I hope you enjoy as always!

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Journal – November 2002

August 2020 Introduction:

Here are some more extracts from my old Bolt journal. You know what to expect by now – university work, socialising, CDs, DVDs, gaming, TV, etc. This wasn’t a very eventful month, but I did share a couple of interesting top 100 lists, and my favourite moments from Children In Need, among other little bits and pieces. So I hope you enjoy!

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Journal – October 2002

August 2020 Introduction:

Here’s another look back at an earlier period of my life, 18 years ago when I was starting my second year at uni, in my latest set of Bolt journal entries. So here you’ll find out the subjects I’ll be tackling on my course, and more of the DVDs, TV, music and video games I was enjoying at the time. I hope you enjoy!

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