Bucket List – Done and dusted

My Bucket List – the completed side – things I’ve achieved, things I’m proud of, places I’ve been.

THE BIG STUFF
Married
Raised children
Owned a house
Owned pets (goldfish > parrot > dogs)
Financially independent
Worked full time
Charity supporter, sponsor kids, school reading, volunteer work
Moved to a different country, different hemisphere

PLACES
Australia – all states and territories
Austria – Vienna
Belgium – Brussels, Bruges, Ypres, WWI and WW2 cemeteries and sites
Czech Republic – Prague
Denmark – Copenhagen, Aarhus, coast
France – Paris, Lille, Disneyland
Germany – Berlin, Frankfurt
Greece – Zante, Olympus
Hong Kong
India – Chennai, Delhi, Taj Mahal
Ireland – Dublin, Cork, Galway, Cliffs of Moher
Italy – Venice, Florence, Sienna, Pisa, Rome, Naples, Vesuvius
Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur
Netherlands – Amsterdam, Maastricht
New Zealand – both islands
Singapore
Spain – Barcelona, Bilbao, San Sebastian
Sweden – Stockholm
UK – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
USA – New York

Awesome natural places
Giant’s Causeway
Glacier
Great Barrier Reef
The Pinnacles
Uluru

THE LITTLE THINGS – UK LIFE
Chelsea Flower Show
Cirque du Soleil show
Concerts at London O2
Concerts at Royal Albert Hall
Driven UK to France
Driven in Europe, right hand drive car
Experienced lunar eclipses
Experienced a partial solar eclipse
Flown first class
Flown in a glider
Flown in a helicopter
Got a tattoo, designed 2nd tattoo
Had a drink in an ice bar
IMAX movies
Kept a journal since 1990
Kept a travel journal in 1985 gap year
London art galleries
London theatres
Louvre, Paris
Maastricht Carnival
Motor cycle grand prix
Paralympic Games 2012
Piloted a light aircraft
Sailing
Speedway
Stargazing
Studied something new
Traced my family tree
UK Football match

THE LITTLE THINGS – AUSTRALIAN LIFE
Aussie Big Bash Cricket match
Aussie Rules match
Aussie Rugby League match
Concert at Sydney Opera House
Driven an electric car
Explored Tasmania
Held a koala, fed kangaroos
Participated in a protest
Posted consecutive “Photo a Day” for two years
Recorded a “Sentence a Day” for five years
Seen Aurora Australis – Southern Lights
Seen dolphins and whales in ocean
Seen echidnas, koalas, possums and wombats in the wild
Seen penguins walking home to their nests
Snorkeled at Great Barrier Reef
Touched a snake

Updated 1st January 2017

2 thoughts on “Bucket List – Done and dusted”

  1. That’s quite a list! There are a few clues there for me 🙂

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  2. Great list, keep the journey going!

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