50 Things

I posted this list on January 1st 2012 as a guide and sign post for things that I would like to achieve in the year 2012. It's a way for me to keep track of things that I have always wanted to do to try and take control of my year.

50 things to do in 2012 (in no particular order):

  1. Move out of home
  2. Rescue and love a kitten from the RSPCA
  3. Watch all seasons of Mad Men
  4. Read 50 new books (6 books read - updated 12 MAR)
  5. Read the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  6. Watch all three extended edition Lord of the Rings movies in 1 day
  7. Attend San Diego Comic Con 2012
  8. Have a Mexican food dinner party
  9. Watch a sunrise
  10. Watch a sunset
  11. Dye my hair blue Completed 12th Mar 12
  12. Get a tattoo
  13. Fold 1000 Origami Cranes
  14. Go on a roadtrip with friends
  15. Spend a week without Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / any internet that isn't work related
  16. Go Zorbing
  17. Lay in a hammock
  18. Have a fancy dinner party
  19. Shoot a gun
  20. Turn myself into a cartoon character
  21. Swim with a dolphin
  22. See a movie at the drive in
  23. See a movie at the Rooftop/Outdoor Cinemas
  24. See 5 musicals
  25. Attend a sporting event in the USA
  26. Watch the Godfather trilogy
  27. Get my fortune told
  28. Swim with Great White Sharks
  29. Learn to say "hello" in 20 languages
  30. Take pictures in a photo booth
  31. Paint a picture
  32. Write to my favourite bloggers
  33. Watch all Harry Potter movies
  34. Re-read all Harry Potter books
  35. Have a Ryan Gosling movie marathon
  36. Dance like a maniac
  37. Use a hotel bed as a trampoline
  38. Wear glitter eyeliner for a week
  39. Buy a new pair of Irregular Choice shoes
  40. Take a segway tour
  41. Get a record player Completed 5th Jan 2012
  42. Expand my record collection by 40
  43. Update and re-design my blog Completed 2nd Feb 2012
  44. Build and sleep in a blanket fort
  45. Watch 20 black & white films ("classics")
  46. Go to or have a dress up party
  47. Travel to 10 new cities
  48. Take a photo every day for 366 days (using my iphone) (2/12 months completed - updated 12 MAR)
  49. Go to a zoo
  50. See 10 new bands live (not including support bands) (3/10 bands seen - Cage the Elephant, Cults, Laura Marling - updated -5 FEB)
There we have it. I have 52 weeks and it has begun January 1st, 2012. You can follow the posts about these adventures HERE

I'll update this list as I complete the different tasks/goals.

Happy Adventures
 - Brooke

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