Fifty things to do whilst I am 50 (50 items)

Last updated: about 4 years ago

To Do (50 left)

  • 1. Learn to do Irish Dancing
  • 2. See a production of 'Much Ado About Nothing' (my favourite Shakepeare)
  • 3. Make elderflower cordial
  • 4. Go on the London Eye
  • 5. Boat downstream to Windsor (or further)
  • 6. Organise a 70s-themed disco party (whoop whoop)
  • 7. Spend a day at the Bath spa
  • 8. Grow aubergines
  • 9. Get a proper set of cake tins and bake with all of them
  • 10. Swim in the sea
  • 11. Go to a BBC Prom at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 12. Volunteer for something worthwhile
  • 13. Sort out my photos and frames
  • 14. Do Annie's walk
  • 15. Cycle lots on my new bike
  • 16. Go on a mini break (my Bridget Jones tribute)
  • 17. Read 'Utopia' by Thomas More
  • 18. Make a very big chocolate cake
  • 19. Take Mike to Hix in Lyme
  • 20. Make chutney
  • 21. Learn how to do front crawl properly
  • 22. Cycle to work in the summer
  • 23. Drink a pint in the Pleasance Courtyard
  • 24. Sun bathe on a beach
  • 25. Dance in Victory at Bunkfest 2014 - see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIvgi3vQKxw
  • 26. See a play at The Globe
  • 27. Picnic in the Castle Gardens in Wallingford
  • 28. Go to the top of a hill to watch the Didcot power station cooling towers being blown up
  • 29. Wrap a Birthday present with care and prettily
  • 30. Watch the final of Strictly wearing a sparkly dress with a glass of fizz
  • 31. Take a photo of all the children together
  • 32. Swim in the River Thames, a loch and a lake
  • 33. Make chicken soup
  • 34. Lie on the floor in the middle of a room with surround sound speakers and listen to 'Dark Side of the Moon'
  • 35. Buy and wear a new hat
  • 36. Climb Solsbury Hill
  • 37. Explore the Highlands of Scotland
  • 38. Read a story out loud
  • 39. Knit some mittens
  • 40. Listen to 'Tapestry' in an empty house and sing at the top of my voice
  • 41. Decorate my bedroom
  • 42. Cuddle a baby
  • 43. Visit some ruins
  • 44. Write a book review
  • 45. This one is secret
  • 46. Walk The Old Man of Coniston right to the top
  • 47. Watch the old movie Beaches with girl friends and wine
  • 48. Grow runner beans
  • 49. Make sure at least one of the swims is skinny
  • 50. Take the kids to New York ( not holding out for this one - will roll it forward to 60 I think)