Monday, 2 January 2012

100 things to achieve before 2013 - well sort of!

A friend posted a list of a 100 things she would like to achieve this year ... that got me thinking what could I acheive this yeat. I tried to write a list of skills I probably ought to be able to do at the age of 33 but can't and what things i would like to try. I have tried to think of things I don't currently do but would like to or things I do but would like to do better. I have tried to think how I could measure my success rate (such a teacher!) ... so far I have got to 52

1.       Read the bible every day

2.       Finish my psychology degree

3.       Make an effort to see friends once a month

4.       Run at least once a week

5.       Run 10k

6.       Row at least 9K 4 times a week

7.       Play with each of the children for at least 15 minutes most weekends

8.       Read 12 (adult) books

9.       Have other people’s children over to play at least 12 times

10.   Grow some tomatoes

11.   Make some sloe gin

12.   Make some elderflower cordial

13.   Make a Christmas cake

14.   Make a Christmas pudding

15.   Learn to mend a bike puncture

16.   Have a riding lesson

17.   Clean the windows

18.   Paint a wall

19.   Watch some rowing at the Olympics

20.   Look at the snowdrops at Anglesey abbey

21.   See the lambing at Wimpole

22.   Go to the science festival

23.   Not be late to a child’s extra curricula activity 2 times in a row

24.   Go on a course about assessment

25.   Go to the pub with Tim

26.   Hold a murder mystery night

27.   Knit a doll’s blanket

28.   Go to Northumberland

29.   Drink 12 different types of wine and keep notes

30.   Go to Yo Sushi!

31.   Watch a Shakespeare in a college garden

32.   Walk more than 12 miles in a single journey

33.   Learn to make choux pastry

34.   Go on a photography course

35.   Make a book with photos taken

36.   Blog once a week

37.   Have more structured time (at least 20 minutes sat and sun) with the girls

38.   Go ice-skating

39.   Visit 3 new national trust places

40.   Go to a concert

41.   Go out for lunch with just my mother

42.   Drive tim’s car once

43.   Learn to check the car tyre pressure

44.   Learn to re-fill the car’s washer fluid level

45.   Have a day out in London with the family

46.   Go punting

47.   Go bowling with the family

48.   Have a bbq

49.   Visit a castle

50.   Get to and maintain weight to [women's]  lightweight rower level

51.   Finish sorting out playroom

52.   Go on a family walk at least 6 times a year


  1. Great idea! I will think about my list...well not 100, maybe 50 ;)
    Happy New Year and good luck with your list :)

  2. I love your list! A few things on there I thought about, maybe next year... I didn't know you were doing a psych degree.