Tuesday, 24 July 2012

List as at 24th July (2 Months to go!)

1   Thames river cruise (18th April 2012)
2   Visit Stonehenge (17th April 2012)
3   See the Northern Lights (2nd March 2012)

4   Visit Thackray museum in Leeds (12th November 2011)

5   Have a Belly dancing lesson (8th January 2012)
6   Do a day of Falconry (24th April 2012)
7   Handbell ringing (16th December 2011)

8   1:1 Barre class (3rd November 2011)
9   Hold a tarantula(!) (25 February12)
10 Try at least 5 new foods (Finished March 2012)*
11 Do something completely spontaneous (Shoeshine) (26th October 2011)
12 Rode the Brighton Wheel (26th October 2011)
13 Visit Mother Shipton's Cave (5th June)
14 Visited parts of Yorkshire Sculpture Park I hadn't been to before. (4th June)
15 Tried Lavender & Lemon Scones (5th June)
16 Visit Lindisfarne (7th June 2012)
17 Go to the Hoppings (26th June 2012)
18 Thai Food (11th June 2012)
19 Read at least 3 classics** (20th July 2012)

20 Make a corset (K.) (Finished 3rd July 2012)
21 Hold a tortoise! (6th July 2012)
22 Wear more colours, at least half the time! (Steampunk colours, admittedly!) (ongoing!)
23 Visit the Lit & Phil (23rd July 2012)


24 Visit the Tynemouth Toy Museum
25 Edinburgh: Spend a night in the Library room at the Witchery, take a tour of St Mary's Close (Edinburgh under-city) and visit Jekyll & Hyde pub!
26 Tour the Victoria Tunnels (Newcastle)
27 Make a leather masquerade mask (Jo)
28 Have a 4-hand massage
29 Rock climbing (indoor!)
30 Learn to use a Spinning Wheel (K.)
31 Money-diet for a month (July?)
32 Watch at least 5 'must-see' classic films****
33 Try at least 3 new (possibly SteamPunk) bands***
34 Return to my ideal weight (8st7lbs ish)
35 Break myself of the habit of picking at my skin

The following are money/opportunity dependent.

36 Horse-ride along a beach, in the surf :)
37 Take a course in Bookbinding & bind a book. (If course is running in Sept.)
38 Take a Millinery course & make a hat
39 Have a Capoeira lesson
40 Take a Fan Dancing class

41 Box Brownie photography (Jo)
42 Make Ginger Beer
43 Make a Dragon sculpture, since it is Chinese Year of the Dragon!

*Bilberries (what blueberries aspire to being!)
  Figs (nice)
  Turkish sweets (too sweet!)
  Samphire (too salty)
  Kiwi Berries (just like a mini kiwi fruit)
  Dragon Fruit (like a cross between a melon & a kiwi fruit)
  Avocado (not overly keen!)
  Lychee (nice but odd texture)

**Old - Beowulf
   Classic - Frankenstein
   Modern - Brave New World, Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

*** Vernian Process, Abney Park, TMWWNBBFN etc.

**** Suggestions Welcome!

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