Life List

Total: 238

Completed: 78

Creativity

  • Develop film in a darkroom
  • Read a Man Booker prize winner
  • Watch 500 films I've never seen before
  • See 50 comedians live
  • Finish a crossword without cheating 07/09/2012
  • Take a portrait with Tzevai every year
  • Sing with a choir
  • Take an evening class for fun
  • Fill a room with ball pit balls
  • Spend a day watching films at the cinema 23/01/2011
  • Knit something worth wearing
  • Have a gallery exhibition for Telegramme
  • Sing on a stage 02/04/2012
  • Read 1000 books I've never read before
  • Take singing lessons
  • Teach a class in something 13/10/2013
  • Publish 10 issues of Telegramme [7/10]
  • Make a list of my favourite photographers & buy a print from them all
  • Have my photo taken by Amber Marlow 31/03/2014
  • Throw a Life List party 25/01/2014
  • Get a Marc Johns illustration as a tattoo 07/01/2014
  • Buy a copy of every book I've rated as 5 stars
  • Participate in the 52 Lists project
  • Shoot nothing but 35mm for a year
  • Read as many of the Rory Gilmore Reading List books as I can
  • Read all the 'Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction' winning and shortlisted books

Food

  • Learn how to make pretzels
  • Make all the marked dishes in the Yo! Sushi cookbook
  • Taste 100 cheeses
  • Have high tea with my Mum
  • Cook a Christmas meal for the whole family 25/12/2012
  • Plant a cherry tree 27/06/2013
  • Eat at Bob Bob Ricard (& press the champagne button)
  • Eat at the Fat Duck
  • Hold regular Secret Supperclub nights
  • Try every flavour of Krispy Kreme 03/11/2013
  • Learn how to make truffles 06/11/2013
  • Eat sushi in Japan
  • Eat 10 animals I've not eaten before
  • Eat a hot dog in New York
  • Eat at 5 Michelin starred restaurants
  • Learn how to make chocolate chip cookies
  • Make at least one meal from 25 different cuisines
  • Learn how to make pasta from scratch 01/04/2011
  • Taste 100 cocktails
  • Learn how to make sushi 15/01/2011
  • Learn how to shuck an oyster
  • Make my own mayonnaise 14/08/2014
  • Eat at one of the Man vs Food restaurants
  • Make a cookbook of all our favourite meals
  • Eat a pain au chocolat in Paris 08/09/2013
  • Attend an 'Outstanding in the Field' event
  • Learn 100 recipes
  • Try every flavour of Jelly Belly Bean
  • Make my own cheese 19/03/2014
  • Have a picnic in every park in Cardiff
  • Try 30 different types of gin
  • Get mum to teach me her pickled onion recipe
  • Learn how to poach an egg
  • Pick an avocado and eat it
  • Pick my own fruit
  • Make a meal using nothing but things we've grown ourselves
  • Eat at 250 places in Wales [50/250]

Fun

  • Attend a murder mystery party 16/05/2014
  • Open champagne with a sword
  • Ride the carousel in Cardiff Bay 27/06/2012
  • Go to a roller derby 13/10/2012
  • Go to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Bet in a casino 26/01/2012
  • Have an ice-skating party and yellow picnic for my birthday 17/06/2011
  • Win a pub quiz 17/06/2013
  • Go to a Cardiff Blues game 25/02/2011
  • Organise a party with all the people I love and give awards to everyone
  • Go ice-skating with Q 11/12/2010
  • Spend a day at a luxurious spa (and not feel bad about it!)
  • Spend a day in my pyjamas, playing video games and eating cheesecake 10/03/2014
  • Win a game of chess
  • Throw a 50s themed cocktail party
  • Go to an aquarium with Q 27/06/2013
  • Fly business class (at least!)
  • Go UV bowling
  • Meet my favourite "internet people"
  • Send flowers when it isn't a special occasion
  • Produce a printed copy of Telegramme 15/03/2012
  • Get a tattoo on my foot 16/07/2011
  • Get a tattoo on my wrist 16/07/2011
  • Bet on the Grand National 09/04/2011
  • Drive an Aston Martin
  • Watch Dita Von Teese perform
  • Swim in a rooftop pool 10/02/2012
  • Go to a drive in movie
  • Attend the Fforde Ffiesta
  • Go to the Cannes film festival
  • Go to the Boring Conference 31/05/2014
  • Find a carousel horse with my name on it
  • Do the Harry Potter studio tour 26/04/2014
  • Complete my 30 for 30 list 25/06/2014
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Get a streak of a year on Little Memory 20/01/2014
  • Go to a roller disco
  • Swim in a lido
  • Complete my 31 for 31 list

Health & Wellbeing

  • Get my eyes lasered 11/08/2014
  • Buy a bike 29/05/2012
  • Learn how to do something cool on a trampoline
  • Try rock climbing 12/01/2012
  • Take a burlesque lesson
  • Take a pole dancing lesson 18/11/2013
  • Buy my own pair of ice skates 01/02/2011
  • Take ice skating lessons 10/01/2011
  • Go rollerskating 30/09/2012
  • Swim a length underwater
  • Find grace in 500 small things [485/500]
  • Take a ballet class
  • Develop a good meditation practice
  • Take an archery lesson / class

Learning

  • Try scuba diving 15/09/2012
  • Take a skiing lesson
  • Take an evening class to learn something
  • Learn one song on the guitar
  • Learn how to fold a paper crane 10/05/2012
  • Learn Welsh
  • Learn how to play a song on the ukulele 29/02/2012
  • Take a sign language class
  • Try snorkelling 19/08/2013
  • Learn how to french braid my hair
  • Learn one song on the piano
  • Learn shorthand
  • Learn how to reverse park
  • Learn how to crochet
  • Learn how to do a handstand underwater 19/08/2013
  • Complete the French course on Duolingo

Life

  • Buy a house 26/04/2013
  • Spend the night on a houseboat
  • Shoot a real gun
  • No swearing for a day
  • See a space shuttle launch
  • Give blood 20 times
  • Get 15 subscribers on Google Reader (RIP) 01/05/2011
  • Make a scrap book for all important events
  • Do something memorable for Q's 30th Birthday 02/12/2012
  • Do something memorable for my 30th Birthday 27/06/2013
  • Move to Cardiff 04/11/2010
  • Get a job in Cardiff 06/12/2010
  • Paint EE Cummings on a wall in our house
  • Start a family
  • Be debt free
  • Raise £5000 for charity
  • Grow my hair 01/01/2012
  • Volunteer my time to 5 charities
  • Adopt a rescue cat 16/11/2013
  • Own a gerbil named Sidney Pepper
  • Have a library
  • See a real panda 19/01/2012
  • Marry Q 08/09/2012
  • Sponsor a child in a third world country 28/01/2014
  • Get books signed by my favourite authors
  • Attend Camp Mighty
  • Live in another country
  • Attach a lock to a 'love lock' bridge
  • See a Postsecret Live event
  • See a performance of The Vagina Monologues
  • Get a sausage dog
  • Teach a new skill to 50 people
  • Give 50 Kiva loans [10/50]
  • Donate my hair 31/08/2014
  • Shave my head for charity 31/08/2014

Music

  • See Elbow play live 23/03/2011
  • See a West End musical 01/06/2014

Purchases

  • Buy a video camera
  • Buy a slow cooker 16/12/2012
  • Buy a pair of rollerskates
  • Buy a waffle iron and make waffles 27/06/2013
  • Buy underwear from Agent Provocateur
  • Buy a Tatty Devine name necklace 09/12/2010
  • Buy a pair of cats eye glasses 02/01/2014
  • Buy a good 35mm SLR camera 21/04/2012
  • Buy something wildly frivolous from Habitat 21/08/2013
  • Buy something from Tiffany
  • Buy 50s pin up underwear 08/09/2012
  • Buy a Listography journal 21/01/2014
  • Buy a set of chefs knives
  • Buy a set of Le Creuset Dishes 08/12/2012
  • Buy a Marc Johns original
  • Buy a Rob Ryan original
  • Buy a beautiful yellow swimsuit

Silly

  • Visit Harry Potter World
  • Pet a tiny owl 30/08/2014
  • Play laser quest 21/06/2014
  • Go on the dodgems
  • Drink a cocktail out of a coconut
  • Learn how to do a handstand
  • Take Q to see a real quokka
  • Tickle a slow lorris
  • Jump into a pool, fully clothed
  • Fill a room with ball pit balls
  • See a giraffe in the wild
  • Achieve a #2 toast tan 21/09/2012
  • Go to Paris for lunch
  • Pet a panda
  • Be an extra in a film

Travel

  • See the Golden Gate bridge
  • See the pyramids
  • See the grand canyon
  • Go on 5 holidays with my friends
  • Visit every city in the UK
  • See an active volcano
  • Visit 15 European countries
  • Take a holiday that involves a hammock 14/08/2013
  • Visit Prague 07/01/2011
  • Go on a cruise
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Go on a holiday with my friends 14/08/2013
  • Play the slots in Vegas
  • Celebrate Chinese New Year in China 22/01/2012
  • Stay on a tropical island 06/02/2012
  • See New York from the Empire State Building
  • See Paris from the Eiffel Tower 07/09/2013
  • Have fun with Q in 20 different countries
  • Visit every continent
  • Stay in an Ice Hotel
  • Go to the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan
  • Sleep in a treehouse
  • Stay at one of the Ace Hotels
  • Stay at the Pantone Hotel
  • Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • See Niagara Falls
  • See the tulip fields in Holland
  • Watch the sunrise from a beach 16/09/2012
  • Swim in every ocean and sea
  • Visit enough countries to get a stamp for every page in my passport
  • Visit Cardiff Castle 17/02/2013
  • Visit Stonehenge 23/03/2014
  • Visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  • Tap maple syrup in Canada
  • See the sunset/sunrise in 15 countries with Q [1/15]
  • Take a US road trip

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