Reading Time: 3 minutes

I wrote myself this list to celebrate turning 30 in June 2013 🙂 You can read more about it here!

Start Date: June 27th 2013
End Date: June 26th 2014
Completed so far: 30/30 – yay! 🙂

  1. Buy a hammock Completed: 27th June 2013
  2. Have a picnic in two Cardiff parks we’ve not visited before [2/2] Completed 24th June 2014
    1. Heath Park, 2. Victoria Park
  3. Learn how to make truffles Completed: 6th November 2013
  4. Visit two new UK cities [4/2] Completed: 22nd March 2014
    1. Gloucester, 2. Swansea, 3. Wells, 4. Salisbury
  5. Play laser quest Completed 21st June 2014
  6. See a West End musical Completed: 1st June 2014
  7. Leave 30 lovely notes for strangers [30/30] Completed: 1st June 2014
  8. Read 30 books I’ve always wanted to read [30/30] Completed: 5th May 2014
  9. Crochet a blanket for Arthur Completed: 9th June 2014
  10. Give blood Completed: 14th October 2013
  11. Take a pole dancing lesson Completed: 18th November 2013
  12. Throw a Life List party Completed: 26th January 2014
  13. Re-read 30 of my favourite books [30/30] Completed: 18th March 2014
  14. Buy a set of personalised stationery Completed: 12th July 2013
  15. Make an extra donation to Kiva Completed: 15th November 2013
  16. Donate £100 to charity [£101.75/£100] Completed: 26th September 2013
  17. See two comedy shows [2/2] Completed: 6th February 2014
  18. Have another portrait shoot with Q Completed: 10th November 2013
  19. See 30 films at the cinema [30/30] Completed: 26th January 2014
  20. Sponsor a child in a third world country Completed: 26th January 2014
  21. Pay off one of my credit cards Completed: 2nd April 2014
  22. Pick 30 recipes for our family cookbook [32/30] Completed: 24th July 2013
  23. Learn how to replicate my favourite M&S salad Completed: 15th November 2013
  24. Write 30 letters [30/30] Completed: 23rd February 2014
  25. Buy prints from 10 of my favourite artists [10/10] Completed 22nd May 2014
  26. Take my mum and sister for a spa day Completed: 16th November 2013
  27. Shoot 12 rolls of 35mm film [12/12] Completed: 12th May 2014
  28. Upload a solo ukulele cover Completed: 23rd November 2013
  29. Go swimming 30 times  [30/30] Completed: 25th June 2014
  30. Design and build my freelance portfolio website Completed: 23rd February 2014

Read 30 books I’ve always wanted to read [30/30]

  • Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut August 2013
  • A Fraction of the Whole – Steve Toltz May 2014
  • The Casual Vacancy – JK Rowling February 2014
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne August 2013
  • The Woman Who Gave Birth To Rabbits – Emma Donoghue September 2013
  • Random Acts of Kindness – Danny Wallace February 2014
  • The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards July 2013
  • Last Night at Chateau Marmont – Lauren Weisberger December 2013
  • 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami February 2014
  • Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides July 2013
  • The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight – Jennifer E. Smith August 2013
  • The Shining Girls – Lauren Beukes July 2013
  • Before I Die – Jenny Downham August 2013
  • Sweet Valley Confidential – Francine Pascal August 2013
  • Our Tragic Universe – Scarlett Thomas October 2013
  • Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan – Bruce Feiler March 2014
  • Death: A Life – George Pendle February 2014
  • Ghostwritten – David Mitchell October 2013
  • Anne of Avonlea – L.M. Montgomery August 2013
  • Anne of the Island – L.M. Montgomery September 2013
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson April 2014
  • The Radleys – Matt Haig August 2013
  • Let’s Pretend This Never Happened – Jenny Lawson August 2013
  • You Take it From Here – Pamela Ribon June 2013
  • Instructions for a Heatwave – Maggie O’Farrell July 2013
  • The Fault in Our Stars – John Green October 2013
  • The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion September 2013
  • ‘Salem’s Lot – Stephen King August 2013
  • Wild – Cheryl Strayed September 2013
  • The Machine – James Smythe September 2013

Re-read 30 of my favourite books [30/30]

  • Girlfriend in a Coma – Douglas Coupland July 2013
  • Rules of Civility – Amor Towles July 2013
  • The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern September 2013
  • The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins August 2013
  • If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things – Jon McGregor August 2013
  • Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden October 2013
  • The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold July 2013
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami March 2014
  • Tilly Mint & The Dodo – Berlie Doherty July 2013
  • The End of Mr Y – Scarlett Thomas November 2013
  • My Mother was Never a Kid – Francine Pascal November 2013
  • The Life & Times of the Thunderbolt Kid – Bill Bryson September 2013
  • Pattern Recognition – William Gibson September 2013
  • Submarine – Joe Dunthorne October 2013
  • Journey Into Space – Toby Litt July 2013
  • The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket August 2013
  • Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins August 2013
  • Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery August 2013
  • Duma Key – Stephen King October 2013
  • Northern Lights – Philip Pullman September 2013
  • The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman September 2013
  • The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman September 2013
  • Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins August 2013
  • Hey Nostradamus – Douglas Coupland August 2013
  • Life After God – Douglas Coupland July 2013
  • The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett August 2013
  • Reaper Man – Terry Pratchett September 2013
  • The Hand That First Held Mine – Maggie O’Farrell October 2013
  • Tuesday’s With Morrie – Mitch Albom January 2014
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger January 2014

3 thoughts on “30 for 30

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *