Sitting on my lunch break and eating last night's leftovers (Baked Ziti if you were wondering, and DEEEEELICIOUS in case you were going to ask) and i was thinking about stuff i wanted to do this summer and that got me thinking about how i always make these big summer plans but the rest of the time is kind of stagnant. I just don't bother doing anything with it and my brain and body are not too proud.
So i've heard a lot about the "day zero project" which is people doing lists of things to do in 1001 days. I thought this seemed a pretty neato idea but i'm game for a bigger challenge so i'm going for a list of 101 things to do in 365 days, that's one year for all you time keepers out there. Since next month marks the halfway point of the year i figured then is as good a time as any to start. So i'm going to start on my Half Birthday which is June 6th and finish same time in 2010 with a party to celebrate my win...or my defeat depending on my list goes !
So i have till say the 5th to finalise and make changes to my list before the big challenge starts and naturally i'll keep you updated.
I hope this is going to go well and inspire me to do more with my time and money and not just waste them on blurry nights (although of COURSE i won't be giving them up at all)
So here goes, i'll be updating this list over the next few weeks since i can't think of 101 things off the top of my head right now that i feel really strongly about. Oh and i'm not putting them in any order of importance. There may be some method to how i lay them out but i'm not sure yet.
2 - Sing karaoke SOBER in public.
3 - Perform a striptease for Boyhalf.
4 Visit the Jurassic Coast.
5 - Cook something new and experimental once a month for Boyhalf (1/12)
7 - Read biographies of 6 people who i find fascinating (0/6)
8 - Donate 10000 grains of rice at http://www.freerice.com/ (260/10000)
9 - Create a chore list i can stick to.
10 - Buy that Pink Diana Holga i've been eyeing up and get badass at Lomography.
11 - Get a fake tan (just to see what all the fuss is about)
12 - Get down to 120 lb
13 - Sort out my phone and address book.
14 - Learn all the words to "We didn't start the fire" to perfection.
16 - Watch all the movies on film4's "50 film to see before you die" list(13/50)
17 - Complete all the video games i have sitting half done.
18 - Have a generational day (possibly involving lawn bowls and tapioca)
19 - Keep a note of 50 quotes/lyrics that mean something to me (0/50)
20 - Take my body measurements once a month. (0/12)
21 - Make Sushi.
22 - Watch all of Lost (attempt to understand it. Probably fail)
23 - Make craft night a regularity.
24 - Visit Highland Wildlife Park and Blair Drummond Safari Park (0/2)
25 - Learn a good standard of French and Russian.
26 - Go wine tasting.
27 - Have a "mum date" with my mum every month. (1/12)
28 - Hit up London Zoo.
29 - Take a first aid course.
30 - Stop talking about, and dwelling on, old memories and friends.
31 - Go paintballing.
32 - Buy a wine rack
33 - Read one random Wikipedia quote every day (10/365)
34 - Go to see more local shows.
35 - Withdraw £50 a week for 4 weeks and spend only that (0/4)
36 - Stretch one ear to a 10mm.
37 - Finish a newspaper crossword with cheating.
38 - Go to a live auction (none of this Ebay crap) and bid on something.
39 - See a musical in London.
40 - Read five of my favourite childhood books (0/5)
41 - Ride the London Eye.
42 - Do my brain training every day (0/365)
43 - Watch the Mad Max trilogy with Boyhalf.
44 - Stop treating my clothing like shit, so it lasts longer!
45 - Stay awake and party a whole weekend.
46 - buy an appropriate winter coat that will last and look fabulous.
47 - get at least 2 of the tattoos i've been talking about (0/2)
48 - Have a candlelit dinner once a month. (0/12)
49 - Do the 100 snapshots project here - here http://community.livejournal.com/100_snapshots/593076.html#cutid1 (0/100)
50 - Send a postcard to Postsecret
51 - Get over my aversion to camping.
52 - Pick five random friends and read their favourite book. (0/5)
53 - Pick five different friends and watch their favourite movie. (0/5)
54 - Cook dinner for friends once a month. (1/12)
55 - Go to the Theatre 5 times (0/5)
56 - Watch the sun rise, and set, in the same day.
57 - Go to a tattoo convention.
58 - Visit two cities i've never been to before (0/2)
59 - Win at the Casino.
60 - Learn basic sign language.
61 - Get my teeth whitened.
62 - Be able to make 5 new Cocktails from memory (0/5)
64 - Create a penny jar
65 - Learn to knit.
66 - Write down any word i don't understand and find out the meaning.
67 - Work out at least three times a week no matter how little (0/156)
68 - Complete 5 things from http://www.instructables.com/ (0/5)
69 - Go horse riding.
70 - Go to a festival.
71 - Further my learning of CSS and HTML.
72 - Set up the online store.
73 - Use Urban Dictionary to find a new slang word to use every week (2/52)
74 - Learn how to play Poker well.
75 - Create a new signature dish to perfection.
76 - Sort out my credit rating.
77 - Buy fresh flowers for the flat once a month (0/12)
78 - Buy a new laptop.
79 - Suprise Boyhalf in just coat, underwear and heels.
80 - Wear a fake moustache for a whole day.
82 - Send a care package to 3 soldiers (0/3)
83 - Join Goodreads to keep track of my reading.
84 - Bake cherry pie.
85 - Learn to drive.
87 - Make homemade lemonade.
88 - Buy lingerie from Agent Provocateur.
89 - Go to a festival.
90 - Learn to make 5 Origami animals (including the Blade Runner unicorn) (0/5)
91 - Learn the constellations.
92 - Make a painting.
93 - Find something wonderful at a junk sale/charity shop.
94 - Buy a piece of art from an upcoming artist i respect.
95 - Look into going back to university (Maybe Criminal Law or back to Forensics)
96 - Swim with sharks.
97 - Go to Alton Towers.
98 - See a skin consultant.
99 - Be a vegetarian for one day of every week (1/52)
100 - Don't give up on this list.
101 - For each item i complete put £5 into saving (0/£505)