Realistic

Experiences

  • Make a Bucket List (Done: January 2018; Blog Post)
  • Make a Reverse Bucket List
  • Start a Bullet Journal
  • Visit a wax museum
  • Write a letter to someone with my name
  • Learn to use chopsticks (Done: learned when I was a kid; Blog Post)
  • Write a letter to an old teacher
  • Eat at a cat café
  • Bet on the Melbourne Cup
  • Haggle
  • Use a revolving door (Done: Penrith, 2015)
  • Participate in NaNoWriMo (Done: November 2017; Blog Post)
  • Make an important decision with a dice
  • Hold a baby chicken
  • Send a hand-written letter to a random person
  • Find the meaning of my name
  • Draw a moustache on someone while they’re sleeping
  • Have a street artist paint/draw a caricature of myself
  • Jump into a pool fully clothed
  • Buy a lottery ticket
  • Sign my name in wet cement
  • Take pictures in a photo booth with someone else
  • Send a postcard to random person
  • Stand on a street corner wearing a shirt that says ‘Life’ and hand out lemons
  • Wake up before 6am every day for 2 weeks
  • Attend the Mardi Gras in Sydney
  • Update my will
  • Watch the sun rise
  • Watch the sun set
  • Play in the rain
  • Play tennis again
  • Get my ears re-pierced
  • Private Goal Which I will post here when it has been done
  • Die my hair an unnatural colour
  • Learn a formal dance
  • Attend a martial art lesson
  • Take an art lesson
  • Tour the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney
  • Visit cockatoo island

Food

  • Eat a treacle tart
  • Eat a Cornish pasty
  • Try venison stew
  • Make onigiri
  • Try pistachio ice cream
  • Eat goat (Done: 2 September 2018; Blog Post)
  • Try dandelion wine
  • Eat peach cobbler
  • Eat clam chowder
  • Make jam
  • Flip a pancake
  • Create a signature dish
  • Eat fondue
  • Try Gumbo
  • Try Freeze-Dried Ice Cream
  • Eat a hot dog from a hot dog cart
  • Eat street food
  • Make old-fashioned lemonade
  • Try a jelly shot
  • Eat a piece of swiss chocolate

Movies

  • Watch 26 Movies I’ve never seen, starting with each letter of the alphabet
  • Watch a movie with my name in the title
  • Watch Breakfast At Tiffany’s
  • Watch The Shawshank Redemption (Done: several times, most recently in 2016)
  • Watch Forrest Gump (Done: 1995)
  • Watch Pulp Fiction
  • Watch The Green Mile
  • Watch Fight Club (Done: 2006)
  • Watch The Talented Mr Ripley (Done: 2000)
  • Watch A Beautiful Mind (Done: several times, most recently in 2017)
  • Watch A Clockwork Orange
  • Watch Gone With the Wind (Done: when I was around 14 yrs old)
  • Watch All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Watch Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Watch The Best Years of Our Life
  • Watch a movie starring Marilyn Munroe
  • Watch Citizen Kane
  • Watch Dances With Wolves (Done: 1990)
  • Watch The Godfather (Done: several times, most recently in 2016)
  • Watch Singin’ in the Rain
  • Watch Roman Holiday (Done: several times in my teen years)
  • Watch River Queen (Done: several times in my teen years)
  • Watch The Sound of Music (Done: when I was a kid)
  • Watch The Dark Crystal (Done: when I was a kid)
  • Watch Labyrinth (Done: several times, most recently in 2016)
  • Watch The Princess Bride (Done: many, many times)
  • Watch My Fair Lady
  • Watch Harold and Maude (Done: December 2017)
  • Watch Ben-Hur (Done: in the 80s)
  • Watch The Bridge on the River Kwai (Done: several times)
  • Watch To Kill A Mockingbird (Done: in High School)
  • Watch Laurence of Arabia
  • Watch The Great Escape
  • Watch The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (Done: a few years ago)
  • Watch Bonnie and Clyde
  • Watch High Plains Drifter (Done: several times)
  • Watch Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Watch One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Watch Scent of a Woman (Done: several times)
  • Watch His Girl Friday
  • Watch Annie Get Your Gun
  • Watch Apocalypse Now
  • Watch Bambi (Done: when I was a Kid)
  • Watch Amelie (Done: several times)
  • Watch every Hayao Miyazaki film
  • Watch The Book Thief (Done: 2017)
  • Watch Strangers on a Train
  • Watch The Philadelphia Story
  • Watch To Have and Have Not
  • Watch Dial M for Murder
  • Watch The Man With One Red Shoe
  • Watch The Great Train Robbery (1979)
  • Re-Watch Quills

Music

  • Listen to a song with my name in it

Books

  • Read a classic novel
  • Read a banned book
  • Randomly select a book from the library and read it
  • Leave a note in a library book
  • Re-Read every book I remember studying in school
  • Read the Odyssey
  • Read the Iliad
  • Read Pride & Prejudice (Done: 2012)
  • Read The Lord of The Rings (Done: many, many times)
  • Read Jane Eyre
  • Read Harry Potter (Done: several times)
  • Re-Read To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Read The Bible Cover to Cover
  • Read Wuthering Heights
  • Re-Read 1984
  • Read Great Expectations
  • Read Little Women (Done: when I was a pre-teen)
  • Read Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  • Read Catch-22 (Done: 2010)
  • Read The Hobbit (Done: several times)
  • Read The Catcher in the Rye
  • Read Gone With the Wind (Done: twice, when I was a teenager)
  • Read The Great Gatsby (Done: 2009; Blog Post)
  • Read War and Peace
  • Read The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Done: 2009)
  • Read Crime and Punishment
  • Read The Grapes of Wrath
  • Read Alice in Wonderland
  • Read The Wind in the Willows
  • Read On the Origin of Species
  • Read Mein Kampf
  • Read Anna Karenina
  • Read David Copperfield
  • Read The Chronicles of Narnia (Done: Early 2000s)
  • Read Emma
  • Read Winnie The Pooh
  • Read Animal Farm
  • Read Anne of Green Gables (Done: several times)
  • Re-Read Lord of the Flies
  • Read Sense and Sensibility
  • Read A Tale of Two Cities
  • Read Brave New World (Done: 2009; Blog Post)
  • Read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Done: 2008; Blog Post)
  • Read Love in the Time of Cholera (Done: 2008; Blog Post)
  • Read Of Mice and Men
  • Read The Count of Monte Christo
  • Read The Three Musketeers (Done: 2008; Blog Post)
  • Read Jude the Obscure (Done: 2011)
  • Read Moby Dick
  • Read Oliver Twist
  • Read Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Done: 2013)
  • Re-Read The Secret Garden
  • Re-Read The Scarlet Letter
  • Read A Short History of Nearly Everything (Done: 2009; Blog Post)
  • Read Notes From A Small Island
  • Read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Re-Read The Faraway Tree
  • Re-Read The Famous Five series
  • Re-Read The Secret Seven series
  • Re-Read The Trixie Beldon series
  • Read Heart of Darkness
  • Re-Read Watership Down

Karma

  • Buy wings for a random BookCrosser
  • Pay for someone else’s SantaThing
  • Donate books to a prison
  • Write a thank you letter to a company that treated me well

Belongings

  • Own the Hogwarts Library Box set
  • Own a set of paperback Harry Potter books for each house (I currently own PS in all houses. The others are yet to be published)
  • Own a set of hardcover Harry Potter books for each house (I currently own PS in all houses. The others are yet to be published)
  • Own a set of illustrated editions of Harry Potter (I currently own PS, CoS & PoA. I have yet to purchase Fantastic Beasts. The others have yet to be published.)
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