Monday, November 2, 2009

13 things to do before I am 40 Update

1. Go through everything I own and purge myself of the things I either don't need or want anymore. Donate what is in good shape and could be useful to someone else – complete
2. Run a 5k fun run event.
3. Hire a convertible for a summer weekend road trip
4. Go to the opera – booked for 11th November
5. Pay off my personal loan
6. Read 10 more books from the BBC’s top 100 – in progress
i. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
ii. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
iii. Dune - Frank Herbert - complete
iv. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov – complete
v. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
vi. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
vii. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
viii. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller - complete
ix. Middlemarch - George Eliot
x. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk – reading now
7. Have a ‘boudoir’ photo shoot
8. Swim with dolphins
9. Grow my own herbs – complete
10. Do a cooking class – complete
11. Graciously accept compliments – complete

12. Have golf lessons
13. Have a make up lesson – complete
14. Have a wardrobe assessment and shopping trip with a stylist - had shopping trip*

*Replacement for #5. Purchasing new home rules out completing #5 in the timeline.

Not Started
In progress


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