32 New things and beyond

I have started a to do list. There are more than 32 items on this list, this is because it is not a list of all the things I’m going to do; it’s a list of possibilities and suggestions. Some are a little out there, like having a baby.   Maybe that will happen one day, but right now it’s a little too much commitment for the sake of doing something new.

My list wasn’t easy.  I have travelled, lived in another country, jumped out of a plane, attempted to learn a new language (many times), slept under the stars, partied at some of the world’s biggest events and shouted Oh My God when in range of a celebrity.

I want my 32 things to be completely new experiences, but they also need to be things that interest me. I do love action in my life, but not all the things will be jaw dropping exciting.  I think it’s nice sometimes to have a quiet day or do something rewarding.

I have already ticked off items 1-4 below, who knows what else is to come. The big goal is to complete the 32 new things before I turn 33 on 4 January 2014, there is only 263 days to go.

I will refine my list at some stage. Here are my options for now. I would love to hear your thoughts and any further suggestions.

  1. Create a blog
  2. Sell stuff online
  3. Go scarecrow hunting http://barossavintagefestival.com.au/barossa-scarecrows/
  4. Visit Maggie beers farm http://www.maggiebeer.com.au/
  5. Donate blood
  6. Be a movie/tv extra
  7. Be a tourist in my own town and send postcards to friends and family
  8. Go to the Melbourne Cup http://melbournecup.com/
  9. Volunteer…….
  10. Have a Cartoon picture of myself drawn
  11. Get involved in the food truck craze
  12. Eat one of Adriano Zumbo’s creations
  13. Host a high tea
  14. Make Italian sausages with Dad
  15. Learn to cook an amazing sponge cake
  16. Take pole dancing classes, apparently its good exercise
  17. Learn a martial art
  18. Try Yoga or Pilates
  19. Go to a life drawing class
  20. Learn why people appreciate Chardonnay
  21. Read a Mills and Boon
  22. Brew Beer or Cider
  23. Go to Camel Races
  24. Go to a professional cricket match
  25. Participate in the Masters Games
  26. Make an old family recipe. E.g. cooking tripe with Grandma’s white sauce.
  27. Participate in a 5km fun run and smash it in under 30 mins
  28. Count my blessings
  29. Travel somewhere new
  30. Feature some way in a publication e.g photo, name etc
  31. Dine at a celebrity chef restaurant in Australia
  32. Grow something new
  33. Start crocheting
  34. Cook something crazy like a croquembouche
  35. Take a ride with my cousin while he does aerobatics
  36. Go visit family in Queensland
  37. Write my Will and departing letters to loved ones.
  38. Ride a new rail trail with my hubby (his suggestions)
  39. Borrow a friends kayak
  40. Have a baby (a suggestion from a persistent friend)
  41. Write a recipe book
  42. Audition for a reality TV show.
  43. Enter a writing competition
  44. Invent something awesome
  45. Participate in Tough Mudder http://toughmudder.com.au/
  46. Volunteer Abroad
  47. Complete random acts of kindness
  48. Take a drama class
  49. Participate in an amateur theatre production
  50. Go line dancing.
  51. Get a tattoo
  52. Be a model in a life drawing class
  53. Make cheese
  54. Make a patchwork quilt
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2 thoughts on “32 New things and beyond

  1. That’s a great list- you do sound like an action girl who likes adventure and to cook. Hope you reach your goal and enjoy the process of making these possibilities realities.

  2. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my post! I’m glad I’m not the only one pursuing new things, some big, some small! Good luck and I look forward to following your journey via your blog 🙂

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