30 birthday candleIn June 2014 I blogged my list of 30 things I want to do before I’m thirty. Here’s how I’m getting on…

The List

  1. Learn to swim
  2. Complete a parkrun
  3. Volunteer … somewhere, anywhere, just volunteer!
  4. Make a new friend (offline)
  5. Visit my Dad (December 2015)
  6. Finish one of my projects so that I have a regular source of passive income
  7. Earn £5000 in passive income
  8. Try a new food (I’ve never had proper sushi, never had venison, never had lots of things!)
  9. Send a letter in a bottle
  10. Post a blog entry every day for a month
  11. Work with another developer to improve my colab skills
  12. Actually read the JavaScript book I bought
  13. Complete 5 random acts of kindness
  14. Go on a proper date
  15. Go somewhere, anywhere on a spur of the moment weekend away
  16. Go to the cinema on my own (Suffragette, 29th October)
  17. Visit each of my UK based online friends (see friend list)
  18. Finish my rainbow ripple blanket
  19. Fly somewhere in a plane
  20. Ride in a hot air balloon
  21. Drive across the country and back without a map / sat nav
  22. Get dressed up in a ball gown (I’ll settle for just trying one on in a shop)
  23. Go to a festival
  24. Climb a mountain
  25. Participate in a race (I’m thinking of doing a 10k)
  26. Read the 100 Best Novels
  27. Give blood
  28. Wear a bikini on the beach (bettered this by going topless!)
  29. Get a pay rise
  30. Replace coffee with water for a month

Read more about the progress of my 30 things before thirty list on the blog.