OT: My Bucket List!

It’s finally here. My bucket list. Now to put it out there, this is far from a finished project.

EDIT: I have just edited this before putting it on a page. Be sure to check it out every now and then, as this list is still under construction and will grow in the coming weeks!

Bucket List

  • Get good GCSE Grades.
  • Get good AS and A2 Level grades.
  • Get a University degree.
  • Get Grade 8 piano.
  • Read the Bible cover to cover.
  • Go on a pilgrimage.
  • Meet the Pope at World Youth Day.
  • Go to Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando.
  • Re-read the Harry Potter books.
  • Host a Harry Potter movie marathon.
  • Finish my novel series and publish it.
  • Make a list of movies to watch.
  • Make a list of books to read.
  • Do some sort of adrenaline thing (e.g. bungee jumping, falling out of a helicopter with a parachute, climbing a mountain).
  • Grow out of my allergies and travel the world binging on milk chocolate, seven-tier wedding cakes and all the other lovely food I’ve missed out on over the years.
  • Read all the books on the Big Read BBC list.
  • Learn to drive a car.
  • Marry a girl and become a family man.
  • Be in a flash mob.
  • Meet a celebrity I appreciate, not for example Peter Andre (e.g. Brian Cox, J.K. Rowling)
  • Join a social media site (I don’t know about WordPress).
  • Get 100 followers on my blog.
  • Get 500 followers on my blog
  • Get 1000 followers on my blog.
  • Get re-blogged (please don’t reblog this post just so I can cross something off the list)>
  • Get Freshly Pressed.
  • Go to every continent in the world.
  • Live in London for at least a month.
  • Go on sabbatical and live in another country for at least three months.
  • Live in a house of my own.
  • Do a sponsored silence for an entire day.
  • Run the marathon.
  • Host a proper party.
  • Have someone arrange a surprise party for me.
  • Watch a show live with a visible audience that will eventually end up on TV (e.g. Live at the Apollo).
  • Sing karaoke.
  • Watch a tennis match with my family at Wimbledon (if God wills it, I’ll watching my sister, who wants to be a tennis player).
  • Go to a reunion party.
  • Make an invention.
  • Be in a film (probably as an extra).
  • Go to a gym (the horror!).
  • Watch a horror film.
  • Be best man at a wedding.
  • Participate in a Secret Santa.
  • Go on a boat cruise.
  • Go abroad without my family.
  • Go abroad with less than three friends (or none, but preferably at least one).
  • Go to a real-life auction and buy something.
  • Vote in an election.
  • Swim 10 km.
  • Vote in a phone vote (e.g. on X Factor).
  • Go to the Olympics or Paralympics.
  • Watch an opening ceremony of a big event.
  • Fly in Business and First Class.
  • Sleep the whole way on a plane journey.
  • Take a car ride into another country.
  • Go to New York.
  • Go to New York Zoo.
  • Go to the Empire State Building.
  • See the Statue of Liberty.
  • Go to a book signing.
  • See something being filmed that doesn’t have a visible audience when aired on TV (e.g. fiftieth anniversary of Doctor Who).
  • Go the Tate Gallery, France.
  • Solve a Rubix Cube.
  • Feed an animal in a zoo. Edit: Just realised I’ve already done this! :3
  • Go to Disney World, Florida.
  • Go to Tokyo.
  • Go camping.
  • Go fishing.
  • Go surfing.
  • Draw or paint something that has been commissioned and sell it on eBay.
  • Make a time capsule.
  • Write a message in a bottle and throw it into the sea.
  • Write a diary for a year.
  • Get a pet.
  • Sponsor an endangered animal.
  • Sponsor a child.
  • Become a blood donor.
  • Read a book before it is published (not illegally) and review it.
  • Go to Vatican City.
  • Make a will (yes, the pessimism).
  • Swim the English Channel.
  • Go trick or treating (meh, not so sure about this one).
  • Carve a pumpkin by myself (as in, not my dad doing it).
  • Go carol singing before it’s too late.
  • Go to a proper concert.
  • Upload a Youtube video.
  • Animate something and upload it to Youtube.
  • Get a six pack?!
  • Become a black belt in Karate.
  • Go to an official Karate competition.
  • Win an official sports game not in school (team or otherwise).
  • Go to a fair and win the grand prize.
  • Win a raffle.
  • Upload a vine.
  • Win a writing competition.
  • Go on a bus alone.
  • Program a computer game.
  • Go on the Tube alone.
  • Win a game of chess against the computer.
  • Start making a scrapbook.
  • Make and give someone a present.  Edit: Just realised I’ve already done this as well…
  • Beat a Guiness World Record.
  • Go on a diet.
  • Go birdwatching.
  • Go stargazing.
  • Send something to a magazine.
  • Write a letter to the Prime Minister.
  • Write a letter or postcard to someone.
  • Try and get into MENSA (who knows?).
  • Go white-water rafting.
  • Go to Death Valley.
  • Go to Platform 9 and 3/4.
  • Go to Washington, D.C. and see the White House.
  • Go to Yellowstone National Park.
  • Go to Athens and see the Parthenon.
  • Go to Venice.
  • See the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland
  • Go to Rome.
  • Go to the Great Pyramids in Giza.
  • Go to the Taj Mahal.
  • Go to Stonehenge.
  • Go the Great Wall of China.
  • Go to Madame Tussauds.
  • Go to Hollywood.
  • Float in the Red Sea.
  • See a show at Broadway.
  • Go to Spain.
  • Go to the Amazon.
  • Go to Niagara Falls.
  • See Notre Dame.
  • See the Forbidden City.
  • Go to Pompeii.
  • Grow a moustache.
  • Live a fulfilling life.

That’s pretty much it folks. More than a hundred on there, but undoubtedly it will grow and shrink over time. Eventually I will try and get round to putting it on a page so it can be regularly updated. Please tell me if I have repeated anything or you think two or three of these could be grouped together. It was a lot of fun to write. :)

Joe.

P.S. For inspiration, I looked at this: http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/worlds-most-visited-tourist-attractions, and this: http://itdoesnotdotodwellondreamsandforgettolive.com/bucket-list/.  Thanks for the help! :3

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13 thoughts on “OT: My Bucket List!

  1. Now I’m inspired to write my own list!! :) i’m amused with the karaoke part. I usually sing (though singing doesn’t like me back) and karaoke singing in our country seems like a pastime of everyone here. :) haha

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