Click Tick List

  1. Experience a total eclipse (read about our trip here)
  2. See a spacecraft launch
  3. Visit Easter Island
  4. Watch the Northern Lights with Gav
  5. Have another US road trip (read about it here)
  6. See the Empire State Building’s Christmas lights
  7. Visit the Top of the Rock (read about it here)
  8. See Niagara Falls from Canada
  9. Enjoy afternoon tea at a London hotel (November 2012)
  10. Photograph 100 gardens from this book (see here for details and links to posts about our visits – the number currently stands at fifty four)
  11. Ride in a hot air balloon
  12. Sell something I’ve made
  13. Sew a quilt. read about it here
  14. Grow beetroot – just cannot grow that stuff
  15. Make a Gingerbread House (read about it here)
  16. See the Pyramids
  17. Watch a Shakespeare Play at the Globe (read about it here)
  18. Get a book published
  19. Experience the Monaco Grand Prix
  20. Sail on the Grand Canal (read about it here)
  21. Take part in a 5k race
  22. Step on the Giants Causeway
  23. Play a piece of music proficiently on the piano
  24. Read Persuasion
  25. Make and use an insect/bee house in the garden
  26. Eat a vegetarian meal in 5 new to me restaurants (read about them here and here)
  27. Hire a canal boat
  28. See the Seven Bore (info) Read about it here
  29. Horseback ride along a beach
  30. Read Good Wives
  31. Photograph five beaches with beach huts on them
  32. See Curling live
  33. Walk part of Hadrian’s Wall
  34. Take a great railway journey or one of these.
  35. Learn how to dance the jive
  36. Have my hand painted in henna
  37. See the Terracotta Warriors exhibition in Liverpool (this replaces have my ears pierced again!)  (read about it here)
  38. Harvest Olives in Greece
  39. Visit 30 of the 50 States in the US (visited so far – Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New York,  New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)
  40. See Hawaii’s volcano
  41. Watch a flock of Starlings roost (a murmuration)
  42. Go to a black tie event
  43. See a golf tournament abroad
  44. Complete my family tree back to 1750
  45. Sing Karaoke
  46. Sleep on a sleeper train (info for UK sleeper train, info for Europe)
  47. Ring in the New Year in Times Square
  48. Visit Long Island
  49. Grow enough flowers to have them in the house all summer long. Read about my most successful year here
  50. Read Winnie the Pooh (read about it here)
  51. Go on a cruise
  52. Drive across the Isle of Skye bridge
  53. Give Blood
  54. Live in a different country for a month
  55. Plant an orchard
  56. Spend Christmas in a snowy location
  57. Practice meditation
  58. Fly in a helicopter
  59. Drive down the Florida Keys  (read about it here)
  60. See the leaning Tower of Pisa (read about it here)
  61. Visit the National Memorial Arboretum (read about it here)
  62. Live by the sea
  63. Make profiteroles (I did once many years ago) (read about it here)
  64. Visit Redwood National Park
  65. See Monument Valley (read about it here)
  66. Visit Sutton Hoo (read about it here)
  67. Make Bircher Muesli (original recipe ) read about it here
  68. See a sunrise. Read about it here
  69. Visit the big crater in Arizona (read about it here)
  70. Make a chocolate Christmas cake (read about it here)
  71. Walk a long distance coastal path in UK
  72. Plant a living fence (read about it here)
  73. Travel on the Piccadilly Line all the way to Heathrow and fly off somewhere (read about it here)
  74. Go back to Rome with Gav
  75. Photograph the Sydney Opera House
  76. Attend the Ceremony of the Keys
  77. Watch Snooker at the Crucible – World Championships (see a photo here)
  78. See the Purton Ships Graveyard
  79. Visit a Lavender Field in France
  80. Stay on the Isles of Scilly (visit Tresco)
  81. Ride the Mail Rail in London (read about it here)
  82. Visit the Literary Festival at Hay on Wye
  83. Experience the Colombia Road Flower Market
  84. Photograph Duddo Five Stones (read about it here)
  85. Watch an Movie under the Stars
  86. Ascend the steps to the top of the Sacre Coeur
  87. Sew an item of clothing (read about it here)
  88. Design and make weaving/macrame for our living room
  89. Be conversational in another language
  90. Go on a Yoga retreat
  91. Experience Glastonbury Music Festival
  92. See El Capitan
  93. Go iceskating again in NYC
  94. Ride on a Jetski
  95. Cross Abbey Road (read about it here)
  96. Watch 50 new to me films between June 2018 – December 2019
  97. Photograph all the Monopoly Streets
  98. Go Disneybounding
  99. Tour Highgate Cemetery
  100. Take Gav to see the tennis at Wimbledon