I was inspired by my darling sister’s 35 before 35 post to get some goals down in black & white. However, as I’m only 3 months from the mid 30’s point I had to raise the age bar. So, here it is, the 40 things I really must get done before I enter middle age.
1 Finish my tattoo collection. I have three more designs that need to get out of my head & onto my body.
2 Develop my stigma fighting business plan.
3 Have babies.
4 Take a ride in a hot air balloon.
5 Learn to drive. Yes, I am a 34yr old woman who is terrified of driving.
6 Buy all the Irregular Choice shoes.
7 Rescue animals from factory farming.
8 Perform in a burlesque show. Chorus line would cool.
9 Visit Jenna in Philadelphia.
10 Master Japenese cooking. I need to know I can have yasai gyoza whenever I feel the urge.
11 Visit Tagalooma with Athena.
12 Adopt a retired greyhound.
13 Lots & lots of surface piercings.
14 Execute the cutest pregnancy announcement ever.
15 Cook Xmas dinner for my entire family.
16 Take a break in one of those beach huts on stilts in the ocean.
18 Mix my own perfume.
19 Teach Billy to swim properly.
20 Get a book deal.
21 Check out those big heads on Easter Island.
22 Send the perfect family xmas cards.
23 Make Danilo go on the big romantic xmas wheel.
25 Perfect one ballroom dance & trot it out at every single occasion.
26 Take a romantic break in a Scottish castle.
27 Learn Sign language.
28 Fall utterly in love with more nieces & nephews. Get to it, siblings!
29 Get a professional portrait painted of my beautiful Bronan.
30 Rock the Big Apple with my girls.
31 Find miraculous cure for all my health issues.
32 Take my little ones to Disney World.
33 See Morrissey live.
34 Finish Athena’s books before she gets too old for them.
35 Try synchronised swimming.
36 Finally see Much Ado About Nothing performed at Bard in the Botanics.
37 Send random mystery flowers to folk who would appreciate them.
38 Learn to code (at least well enough to snazz my blog).
39 Take my Mum to Austria to do the Sound of Music tour.
40 Be the best Mummy ever!
Any advice or suggestions on who to achieve my goals is most welcome. Wish my luck.
7 thoughts on “And they’ll come true, impossible not to do…”
yay! i’m especially found of #9 🙂 oh, and we’re totally meeting you in Disney World!
You can meet us in nyc too! Disney for the kiddies, Manhattan for the big girls! Xx
Love this! I think I might do similar on my blog – only mine will have more shoe related items because those Irregular Choice shoes look AH-MAY-ZING!!
Irregular choice are the best shoes ever!!!
Excellent list! I put passing my driving test on my 30 before 30 one and was so sure, when I booked the test for the day before my 30th birthday, that I would pass it on my 10th or 11th attempt (I have lost count).
I did not. But I had yummy tapas with my driving instructor afterwards – and haven’t been back behind the wheel of a car since…
Lis / last year’s girl x
I can’t imagine I’ll ever be a regular driver, but having a license just feels like a thing an adult should do!
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