A running bucket list I started in 2013

Pretty self-explanatory. I’ve added to this since then, my list only started with about 50 things back then.

1. Find God(s) – Tick

2. Tell the truth – Ticking

3. Make a best friend for life – Tick

4. Go to a lecture inebriated – Tick

5. Go on a hike with a bf -Tick

6. Wear a onesie in public – tick

7. Have a celeb best friend – Tick

8. Make friends with a DJ – Tick

9. Do a marathon/fun run – Done

10. Go to the Teuila festival – Tick

11. Go to the Te Maeva Nui festival – Does the one in NZ in Oct 2019 count (?)

12. Go to the South Island, NZ – Done

13. See the snow – Done, in Japan in 2015!

14. Kiss under the Aurora –

15. Have a road trip – Tick

16. Go to a game at the RWC – I’m stupid because it was in NZ in 2011 -_-

17. Go on a blind date – Tick

18. Go to a firing range – Tick

19. Slap someone in the face. Hard. – Tick

20. Go to a concert – Tick

21. Give a lap dance – Tick

22. Check out a film festival – Done

23. Check out the Apollo & Broadway – Broadway DONE Apollo

24. Go to TePapa – Tick

25. Go to the Lourve –

26. Fall in love…and if it happens, get heartbroken – Tick

27. Do an electronics detox for a month – Kind of done when I was in Mitiaro. There really is no point having a phone on that island lol ❤ 

28. Publish something in Verbatim – Tick

29. Take on a leadership position – Sick of ticking

30. Make someone’s day – Tick

31. Check out a strip club – Done more than once

32. Make friends with a stripper – can anyone be a stripper (technically?)

33. Take a class in a faculty i hate – Tick

34. Go deep sea diving and get PADI certified – 

35. Dedicate a performance/piece to someone – tick

36. Talk to a really shitty homeless person at the mission – Done

37. Spend a whole summer away – Tick

38. Pull an all-nighter (study AND party in one night) – Tick

39. Visit the Petra in Jordan –

40. Join a dance crew – Tick

41. Get kicked out of a club – Tick

42. Get taken home by the cops – Done twice (town)

43. Take a ride in a cop car – Done

44. Smuggle something banned on a plane – Tick

45. Design and make someone a wedding dress – 

46. Organise a mint graduation dinner/thanks/celebrations – done

47. Do a year long gratitude diary – done

48. Learn that new skill: Salsa, Guitar, Brush up piano, Textiles hmmm –

49. Go on a romantic date – Tick

50. Teach someone a skill – Tick

51. Go see a play – Tick

52. Make a snowman –

53. Go clubbing in another town – Tick

54. Go skinny dipping! –

55. Explore all the different religious/spiritual beliefs…except maybe Satanism – Tick

56. Learn/Relearn a new language –

57. Perform in bare necessities – Tick

58. Express my opinion – Tick

59. Write a letter thanking someone for their friendship – Tick

60. Sing and compose a song for my Grandmother – 

61. See the statue of Zeus in Olympia, Greece –

62. Stop procrastinating – Tick

63. Start procrastinating – Tick

64. Go to Machu Pichu and do one of the several trails –

65. See Chichen Itza, the Mayan Ruins –

66. Exercise 😉 – Tick

67. Move out of home – Tick

68. Stop worrying – Tick

69. Go to the old city Jerusalem –

70. Give another person a lot of TLC – Tick

71. Just be me – Ticking constantly the more I get older

72. Meet a great religious historian (are these called theologians?) –

73. Have the awkward feeling for once – Tick

74. Tell someone how I feel – Tick

75. Go on an overseas group trip – Tick

76. Have a pen pal – Tick

77. Meet someone exactly like me – Tick

78. Meet someone completely diametrically opposite to me – Tick

79. Get stuck in an elevator – 

80. See a ghost – 

81. Go to the Grand Canyon –

82. Meet a cryptographer if they’re still called these –

83. Go to a vineyard in Italy –

84. See Mount Everest –

85. See the Colosseum in Rome, Italy – 

86. Go to the Bolivia Uyuni Salt flats –

87. Meet Gabe Bandoc, Justin Nozuka and Matthew Lowndes – I saw Matthew Lowndes ❤ ❤ ❤

88. Develop my creativity – Ticking

89. Go to Rio de Janeiro –

90. See the stonehenge and heavens trail –

91. See the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa in Egypt – 

92. Get culture shock – 

93. See the leaning tower of Pisa, Italy –

94. Visit the Hagia Sophia in Turkey –

95. See the Taj Mahal – 

96. Visit the Cairo citadel –

97. Lose myself – Tick

98. See Victoria falls, Africa –

99. Love my mum and dad and show them – Tick

100. Travel the world with my friends – Ticking

101. Graduate 😉 – Tick

102. Go to the Galapagos –

103. Fight for someone – Tick

104. Do legal volunteer/work overseas – done

105. Dye my hair randomly – Tick

106. Hold hands with someone over the water in Venice – 

107. Throw something over the Brooklyn Bridge, New York – DONE

108. Travel to Easter Island/Rapanui –

109. Perform a dance duet – Done

110. Write a love letter – tick

111. Own a business – 

112. Become a CEO – 

113. Become a mother – Tick (my cat)

114. Have a studio/workshop – 

115. Make a positive difference to indigenous women –

116. Do a paid modelling shoot – half done

117. Compose a song –  

118. Present a paper –

119. Stay in an underwater hotel – this is some influencer bs, I don’t know if I still want to do this

120. Visit the haiku stairs in Hawaii

121. Visit pig beach in the bahamas 

122. Ride in a limo – I rode to the school ball in a bus lol 

123. Spend a new years overseas – done

124. Visit the biggest library in the world (US Congress, DC) –

125. Set foot on all 7 continents – I don’t know how I feel about my carbon footprint with this -_- 

126. Spend a night tree camping – Is this safe for Samoans lol

127. Visit London and try butterbeer, hogwarts stuff, the rain room 

128. Dye my hair a crazy colour – done

129. Ride in a hot air balloon – see Samoan comment above 

130. Go zorbing – 

131. Scuba dive in the great barrier reef (before it dies) – 

132. Swim with whales, dolphins and turtles (Turtles DONE) – 

133. Do a hike overseas – Mount Vaea counts in my books

134. Try the international zipline between spain and portugal – 

135. Ride in a helicopter – 

136. Enter an amateur fight (but practise longer than 12 weeks cause I don’t want to die): 

137. Learn to surf

138. Do a 100km Oxfam walk 

139. Learn to ski and snowboard 

140. Drive a boat and race car 

141. Live overseas for 1 year 

142. Have a dinner party – tick

143. Read 100 books in 12 months 

144. Eat at a Michelin star restaurant 

145. Go camping overseas 

146. Do shave for a cure 

147. Go into an active volcano 

148. Visit a crime museum 

149. Raise a rescue puppy/kitten – tick (stray?)

150. Buy a house or land – x

151. Build a house in Samoa or Mitiaro/Rarotonga – 

152. Stay in an ice motel 

153. Ride the Glacier express 

154. Check out all the second book stores in New Zealand and buy a book from each of them

155. Study at an overseas university