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London Grumblr's 2013

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Of all our favourite things the Internet has spawned, London Grumblr might just top the list (followed closely by this feminist Ryan Gosling tumblr, obvs).

If you've never had the pleasure of clicking onto the site, then you've been missing out. Their regular updates on how we all feel about, well, life in general brings us genuine joy. In particular, their Friday afternoon gifs do wonders for our headaches post Thursday after-work drinks.

So because we like them a lot, we asked them to give us their round-up of the year in gif form. And we can tell you now it doesn't disappoint. Festive LOLs will be had.

(Words: Kathryn Bath and Dora Somerville)

January

2013 had hardly begun before we learnt that Kim Kardashian was pregnant with Kanye West's baby. All while she was technically still married to former-pet-giant Kris Humphries. And we were like:

January

Also, our beloved (ahem) London Underground turned 150. And it's comforting to see not a lot has changed in that time...

January

February

Jennifer Lawrence became a household name when she won the Best Actress Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook. She also became our best friend, she just doesn't know it yet.

February

March

Pope Benedict shocked the world when he became the first pope to resign. After countless plumes of black smoke, Pope Francis was elected and so far he's been pretty cool for a pope.

March

April

In April it snowed. In APRIL!

April

May

Manchester United fans (and football fans everywhere) were devastated when Alex Ferguson announced his retirement after 27 years of managing the club.

May

June

Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA were spying on… pretty much anyone with access to a computer.

June

July

Murray wins Wimbledon and the entire nation felt like this:

July

August

Miley Cyrus subjected us all to THAT performance at the VMAs...

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September

Prince George is named top of Evening Standard's London List and achieves more in two months than most of us will in a lifetime.

September

October

Gas prices rise by 9.2% and we say goodbye to our summer holiday plans.

October

We braced ourselves for the biggest storm in years.

October

November

Lily Allen releases Hard Out Here with *those* balloons.

November

Monty Python announces a reunion tour and it sells out in 44 seconds:

December

December

Stylist asks us to put together a round up of 2013!

January

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