The bucket list – life is just too short. 

I must sit down about four times a week and think the thing that everyone thinks. Fuck it, you literally only live once – what the hell am I doing? 

I have to remind myself that I’ve got a good life – but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t be better. So, whilst on holiday, enjoying a fag in a treetop cafe, me and Beaumont decided to put a list together. 

One of the best things about our relationship is that we encourage each other to do the shit that we want to do but wouldn’t have done in the past… i.e. Road trip across Europe Or gliding…Or bike riding around Dijon…Or visiting sites we’ve always wanted to see…Or taking time for ourselves and going on girly holidays… Or looking at the stars, watching fireworks and stopping to appreciate the art and culture around us…Visiting old places and doing new things… Or visiting new places and doing old things… Going on holidays to new places with family, eating Christmas dinner in the park or climbing trees… Or para-sailing…

The thing is, we’re pretty good at living. But not good enough. Life’s to short for a half arsed approach. And, let’s face it, you get to a certain age and you just don’t give a shit about being out of your comfort zone. In fact it’s fun and makes you laugh hard! And that’s what I want to do. I want to spend my life laughing. 

So here’s the list – and I’m going to be blogging about each and every experience as they happen. We’ve set a goal of achieving at least one a month… with or without each other, and we’ll be roping friends and family in too…  here goes! 

Horse riding 

Sky diving 

Bungee jumping 

Zip wire 

Go Ape 

Kayaking 

Surfing 

Para gliding 

Hot air balloon 

Sports car driving day 

Motorbike driving day 

Trapeze 

Scuba diving 

Great Wall of China 

Taj Mahal 

Grand Canyon 

Niagra Falls 

Tandem bike ride 

Learn to sew 

Learn to speak Italian 

Learn to speak French 

Learn to speak German 

Learn to speak Greek 

Learn to speak Spanish 

See the Hollywood sign 

Go to New York together 

Go to Japan 

Go to Thailand

Go to Vietnam 

Do up a camper 

Build a home 

Make a vegetable patch 

Take a woodworking course

Visit Buckingham Palace  

Visit the Design Museum – London 

Natural History Museum – London 

Dali Museum – Madrid 

Pompadour Centre – France 

Louvre – Paris 

National History Museum – New York 

Museum of Modern Art – New York 

Washington DC 

Rio 

Blackpool tower 

Eiffel Tower 

South Coast of England 

Port Mardock – Wales 

Northern lights 

Ice hotel 

Safari – elephants 

Bike ride across Europe 

Caribbean island 

Driving around the coast of England from start to finish 

Candle making 

Pottery 

Build a pizza oven 

Build a secret garden 

National parks in America – San Francisco and Yellow stone 

Bike ride at Dalby forest 

Oxford 

Australia 

New Zealand 

Dune buggy racing 

Skiing 

Spa weekend 

Read the bible 

London Fashion Week 

World Ducati day 

Padlock on the bridge in Paris 

Learn tai chi 

Portrait painting art course 

Basics of photography course 

Own a Chanel suit 

Own a Chanel handbag 

Buy something from qvc that we actually like 

Zorbing 

Boats at knaresborough 

HandGliding at Sutton bank 

White water rafting 

Quad biking 

Over and out 💕

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