• Bucket List

    Inspired by Bex Band's Bucket List, I've moved my Future List online.

    Key: Green = completed, Orange = in process, Grey = to do!


    1. Become fluent in a foreign language
    2. Understand three languages
    3. Learn front crawl
    4. Learn to scuba dive
    5. Learn to SUP 
    6. Learn how to sail
    7. Do an art masters course
    8. Learn to free dive


    1. Be paid to write 
    2. Write a book
    3. Give a TED talk
    4. Teach a uni class 
    5. Read 100 books in a year
    6. Sell a piece of my own art 
    7. Be someone's mentor 
    8. Achieve Mountain Leader award
    9. Write a children's book
    10. Set up a Free Little Library
    11. Have a conservation-based exhibition of my art
    12. Work in sustainability 
    13. Take part in a spoken-word poetry event
    14. Build a bamboo bike 


    1. Dive to a coral reef (I've snorkelled at a coral reef)
    2. Go on an African safari
    3. See a wild orangutan and/ or snow leopard
    4. Go deep water soloing
    5. Wake up on a beach (I've woken up on a sandbar)
    6. Visit Giraffe Manor of the children's book fame
    7. Visit Burning Man
    8. Stay in a treehouse 
    9. Do a long-distance horse ride
    10. Do a long-distance walk, like the PCT
    11. Complete the Triple Crown of Hiking
    12. Live on an island alone or with one other person for an extended period
    13. Visit St Lucia, as per primary school project
    14. Sail around the world / live on a boat for an extended period of time
    15. Go to a drive-in outdoor cinema
    16. Have an overland journey in Africa (in an electric vehicle)
    17. Become a keeper of a castle
    18. Live on a Scottish island
    19. Go on a ranch holiday
    20. See turtles hatch
    21. See orcas in the wild 
    22. Visit the Galapagos
    23. Visit Canada 
    24. Visit a US National Park
    25. Camp with the dog 
    26. Visit an ocean gyre
    27. Organise my own expedition
    28. Visit Sudan (and family-related places there)
    29. Work remotely somewhere warm for an extended period (I already work remotely and when I travel)
    30. Walk with wild elephants
    31. Go canoeing with the dog
    32. Stay in a lighthouse
    33. Attend Banff film and book festival
    34. Complete the NC500
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