The things I want to achieve before I turn 50
Learn to play a musical instrument.
Have a book published.
Give up smoking.
Go to New York.
Go up in a hot air balloon.
See Da Vinci’s Last Supper.
See an opera.
See a Shakespeare play at The Globe.
Attend an auction.
Go strawberry picking and make my own jam.
Have another tattoo.
Put all our old home videos on DVD.
Learn to meditate.
Get a qualification.
Have my palm read.
Own a Chanel suit.
See the Blackpool Illuminations.
See the Mona Lisa.
Make my own pasta.
Decorate my house from top to bottom!
Be able to draw/sketch.
Spend Christmas somewhere exciting!
Have a weekend in the Isle of Wight.
Make my own sweets.
Have a professional massage.
Go to Glastonbury Tor.
Learn how to knit.
Spend a weekend at a health spa.
Have a professional photo session.
Go to the Paris flea market.
Learn to ride my bike!
Read every single novel written by Charles Dickens.
Learn to dance.
Have a weekend writing retreat somewhere near the sea.
Finish my cross stitch.
Make a quilt.
Build & decorate my dolls house (that’s been sat in the garage for 3 years!
Become a cheese connoisseur (not exactly sure how to achieve that one).
Start a collection/collecting something (other than books!) Fountain Pens!
Have my own home office/study.
Finish my tapestry (I’ve only been doing it for about 10 years now!)
Discover my life’s purpose (?????).
Read all my writing guides
Do a wine tasting/appreciation course.
Start volunteering again.
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I’ve got 5 years and five months! Lets see how many I can tick off shall we