Tilting at Windmills

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The List February 11, 2009

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101 Things to do in 1001 days

Further details to follow, just wanted to get the list up today:

Start date:  Today 11th February 2009

End date:  9th November 2011   

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

1.            Post a secret to postsecret (0/1)

2.            Ride on a rollercoaster (0/1)

3.            Have a horse riding lesson (0/1)

4.            Sleep under the stars (0/1)

5.            Get a tattoo (0/1)

6.            Learn how to ride a bike (0/1)

7.            Get equipment ready for an Axolotl (0/1)

8.            Join a choir (0/1)

9.            Arrange a fantastic 40th (0/1)

10.          Move into my own flat (0/1)

11.          Make a cabinet of curiosities (0/1)

12.          Get an invitation to Paulo Coelho’s St Joseph’s Day Party (0/1)

13.          Get up at 5am every day for a month (0/31)

14.          Try a martial art (0/1)

15.          Support my local cricket team (0/1)

16.          Be seed sufficient, take part in seed swaps rather than buying (no F1!) (0/3)

 17.         Regularly update my scrapbook/memento book (0/36)

 

ART

18.          Spend 12 non consecutive days photographing street scene in the style of Meyerowitz (0/12)

19.          Have a professional photo shoot (0/1)

20.          Visit and photograph every park in Liverpool

21.          Paint a picture (0/1)

22.          Take a photograph to represent each of things on list (0/101)

23.          Take a self portrait every day for a month (0/30)

24.          Take pictures of lightning (0/1)

25.          Make something creative out of rubbish (0/1)

26.          Photograph a sunrise and sunset in Dorset (0/2)

27.          Take pictures in a Bluebell field (0/1)

28.          Post all good photos to flickr (1/36)

29.          Set up a family flickr account and post pics (0/1)

30.          Learn how to self portrait with camera (0/1)

31.          Join photography group (0/1)

32.          Make 10 shorts films about anything (can be stop motion, animation or just video) (0/10)

33.          Learn to smile in front of the camera so that I can be in a few more photos (0/1)

34.          Recreate 10 famous photographs or paintings (0/10)

35.          Create a stained glass acetate representing me (0/1)

36.          Make Spooky a soundtrack video (0/1)

 

GOING PLACES

37.          Climb 3 of my favourite fells (0/3)

38.          See another eclipse (0/1)

39.          Go to Chelsea Flower Show (0/1)

40.          Go to Wimbledon (0/1)

41.          Go to Old Trafford (0/1)

42.          Go to Lords (0/1)

43.          Go to top of the tower at the Anglican Cathedral (0/1)

44.          Visit all major galleries and museums in Merseyside

45.          Do bus route tour of London (0/1)

46.          Go to Edinburgh (0/1)

47.          Find a fossil on the Jurassic coast (0/1)

48.          Visit all 19 of Hillman’s English wonders (0/19)

49.          Got to Welsh Mountain Zoo (0/1)

50.          Visit bath (0/1)

51.          Go to a ballet (0/1)

52.          Get part sponsorship or save entire amount to volunteer at Orang-Utan rehabilitation centre in Sepilok, Malaysia (0/1)

53.          Visit Jodrell Bank (0/1)

 

ALMOST ALTRUISM

54.          Go on a March/Protest (0/1)

55.          Get involved in a community project (0/1)

56.          Publish Audrey’s poems (0/1)

57.          Go and see Nannie at least once every season if not more often (0/12)

58.          Try to find Paula Roberts (0/1)

59.          Knit an item of clothing for every member of family (0/6)

60.          Knit Oxfam jumpers/squares

61.          Do an activity to raise money for charity eg. Fun run, abseil (0/1)

 

WRITING

62.          Submit a manuscript (0/1)

63.          Find an agent (0/1)

64.          Read something at an open mic night (0/1)

65.          Spend weekend secluded in a hotel writing (0/1)

66.          Complete 2 year novel course (0/1)

67.          Enter ABNA 2010 (0/1)

68.          Take part in and complete Nanowrimo ’09, ’10 (0/2)

69.          Complete Mercy (0/1)

70.          Complete first draft of Fault 49 from Scriptfrenzy manuscript (0/1)

71.          Redraft Tapping the Thread (0/1)

72.          Challenge set out by Kate (0/5)

 

JUST FOR FUN

73.          Re-read entire Sandman

74.          Read Don Quixote in the space of a weekend (0/1)

75.          Spend week watching all Elvis movies (0/31)

76.          Read all Booker Prize winners forever

77.          Watch all Academy Award Winning Best Foreign Films

78.          Read all of my unread books at the time of going to going to press

79.          Watch all unwatched films at time of going to press

80.          Read all Bond books

 

HOBBIES

81.          Learn about history of Liverpool (0/1)

82.          Learn how to sew and make a garment (0/1)

83.          Cook 101 new recipes (0/101)

84.          Join a knitting group (0/1)

85.          Learn to recognise all major constellations in the Northern Hemisphere

86.          Re-stock house plants (0/1)

87.          Get an allotment (0/1)

88.          Set up blogs and keep them updated (1/72)

89.          Design and make a knitted creature (0/1)

90.          Finally learn how to crochet (0/1)

 

HEALTH

91.          Switch entirely to decaff (0/1)

92.          NMSH (0/36)

93.          NMM (0/5)

94.          HS (0/1)

95.          Go for an hours walk four times a week for six months (0/96)

96.          Start running (0/1)

97.          Start swimming and go regularly (0/1)

98.          Try a yoga class (0/1)

99.          Eat regular meals (0/1)

100.        CCBT (0/1)

101.        Take control of my health instead of letting it control me. (0/36)