Bucket List

  1. Do a writing course (2012)
  2. Write a book (2013)
  3. Have a blog (2013)
  4. Be published (2013)
  5. Publish an ebook (2015)
  6. Publish a print book
  7. Do NaNoWriMo
  8. Win a writing competition
  9. Win a writing award
  10. Become a bestselling author
  11. Write an autobiography
  12. Write a book of short stories
  13. Write a book of poetry
  14. Write a book of essays
  15. Be published in Best Australian Essays
  16. Have lyrics made into a song
  17. Go on a writing retreat
  18. Get professional editing
  19. Get a writing mentor
  20. Be part of a writing group
  21. Be part of a book club
  22. Interview a famous writer
  23. Work in a bookshop
  24. Open a bookshop
  25. Open a space for writing groups, book clubs, mentoring, readers and writers
  26. Teach writing courses
  27. Facilitate writing retreats
  28. Be a full time writer and author
  29. Start a publishing and writing company
  30. Meet Donald Miller
  31. Collaborate with an author (E.g. Donald Miller, Elizabeth Gilbert)
  32. Go on an overseas mission trip
  33. Go on a road trip
  34. Go to Uluru (walked around Uluru- 2001)
  35. Go to the Great Barrier Reef again (Heron Island- 2006)
  36. Swim at a beach in Bowen (2014)
  37. Live in Queensland for a year (2014)
  38. Vietnam – Halong Bay, Hoi Ann
  39. Italy – Rome, Venice, Florence, Tuscany
  40. Greece – Mykonos
  41. Spain
  42. Fiji
  43. Bali
  44. Thailand
  45. New Zealand
  46. The Otways
  47. Daintree Rainforest
  48. The Kimberley
  49. Broome
  50. Darwin
  51. Perth (Also ticks off: Visit every state in Australia)
  52. Go on a biblical tour of Israel
  53. Buy a dog
  54. Go whale watching (and actually see a whale)
  55. Swim with dolphins (and pat a dolphin)
  56. Swim with seals
  57. Pat a dingo (with photographic evidence)
  58. Volunteer on an animal conservation project
  59. Volunteer at the RSPCA (dog shelter and admissions- 2009)
  60. Become a zoologist (2008)
  61. Sponsor a rabbit at Rabbit Runaway Orphanage (2014)
  62. Watch a sunset, do an all-nighter and watch the following sunrise
  63. Sleep under the stars again (2001, 2006)
  64. Swim under a waterfall
  65. Dance in the rain
  66. Do the Horseshoe Bay to Rose Bay walk
  67. Snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef
  68. Go on a trail hike up a mountain in another country
  69. Splits (all three ways)
  70. Standing split
  71. Do ballet (2012)
  72. Pirouette
  73. Arabesque
  74. Go en pointe
  75. Do pilates (2010)
  76. Do yoga (2011)
  77. Do zumba (2011)
  78. Do pilates regularly (Zumba/yoga)
  79. Take a dancing class (Ballet, jazz, contemporary)
  80. Run a marathon (Walked from Sydney to Melbourne instead- 2011)
  81. Donate blood and find out my blood type
  82. Donate my hair
  83. Get my hair braided with beads
  84. Get my hair styled professionally with curls
  85. Have my nails done either acrylic or as if they were acrylic
  86. Eagles guernsey with number 9 on the back
  87. Become an Eagles member (2011)
  88. Extended version of The Lord of the Rings
  89. The Lion King DVD (and the rest of the Disney classics)
  90. Emerald-cut clear stone silver ring
  91. Akubra
  92. Fedora
  93. Engraved dog-tags
  94. Tiara
  95. Tutu
  96. Pointe shoes
  97. Camera
  98. Sell art
  99. Take an art class
  100. Design and make my own clothing
  101. Frame art
  102. Frame photos
  103. Make my own bookmarks (14/2/16)
  104. Make my own postcards
  105. Take a photography course
  106. Go to market and sell my jewellery (done twice at Caribbean Market)
  107. Knit something (headband – 2012)
  108. Read The Mallorean
  109. Read The Lord of the Rings
  110. Read the bible from cover to cover
  111. Go to the MCG to watch a footy match (2003)
  112. Go to Subiaco and see an Eagles home game
  113. Go to an Eagles game in Melbourne
  114. Go to an AFL grand final
  115. Be in the audience of The AFL Footy Show
  116. Be part of The Grand Final AFL Footy Show audience
  117. Go to the Australian Open (and all the other Grand Slams)
  118. Go to a musical
  119. Go to a concert
  120. Go to the cinema alone
  121. Volunteer at a soup kitchen (2014)
  122. Fill a Samaritan’s Purse shoe box (2009-ish)
  123. Go on a mission trip (2014 – Tennant Creek)
  124. Sponsor a child (2009 – present)
  125. Go on a spiritual retreat
  126. Be in a food fight
  127. Milk a cow
  128. Build a snowman and make a snow angel
  129. Perform on stage (Sing, dance, act)
  130. Ride in a horse and carriage
  131. Ride in a limousine
  132. Have a country meets glitter fancy dress party with akubras and flannies
  133. Have a veggie garden
  134. Learn guitar (2011)
  135. Learn flute (2011)
  136. Play at least one instrument well (Piano, guitar, ukulele, flute)
  137. Speak at least one other language fluently – Italian, Spanish
  138. Learn Hebrew and Greek
  139. Make someone’s dream come true

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