Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Boxing Day

A few weeks ago I blogged about how I have a list of goals I want to achieve. I've been having a rethink about these goals recently and have made some changes. The only rule I have always had is "never remove a goal once you've achieved it", apart from that the goals themselves are quite maleable. The goals I have now aren't what I had even a year ago.

Art / Art History
  1. Have a painting on public display
  2. See the Mona Lisa
  3. Have an art portfolio
  4. Own a really nice piece of art by someone other than me
  5. See a piece of art by each of the Teenage Mutant Turtles’ namesakes (Mona Lisa OK for Leonardo, Sistine Chapel OK for Michelangelo)

  1. Help a homeless person
  2. Donate a decent sum of money to Canteen
  3. Volunteer
  4. Donate blood
Concerts / Music
  1. See Radiohead live
  2. See Green Day live
  3. See Foo Fighters live
  4. See Portishead live
  1. Learn Maori
  2. Learn to surf
  3. Learn to drive (and get my full drivers license)
  4. Get a degree
  5. Do postgrad
  6. Learn to Tango
  7. Learn to dive
  8. Learn to sew a shirt
  9. Get a first aid certificate
  1. Order room service
  2. Empty a mini bar
  3. Fly first class
  4. Build a snowman
  5. Have a white Christmas
  6. Go to Disneyland
  7. Wear a diamond necklace
  8. Pat an elephant
  9. Drink French Champagne
  10. Take part in a protest
  11. Go drinking with a celebrity
  12. Wear a designer dress
  13. Spend a summer fruit picking
  14. Audition for a play
  15. Witness a historic event
  16. Move out of Rocklands
  17. Go out dancing all night
Friends and Family
  1. Meet and marry my soul mate
  2. Have a child
  3. Visit my grandparents
  4. Find Steven More
  5. Make friends with someone I don't like
  6. Be able to recognise a liar
  1. Quit Smoking
  2. Join a gym
  3. Get down to size 14
  4. Fix my teeth
  5. Touch my toes without bending my knees
  1. Buy a bookcase
  2. Buy a house
  3. Be debt-free
  4. Be 'comfortable' money-wise
  5. Own a yellow drum set
  6. Own a Nintendo Entertainment System
Music – See Concerts

  1. Write a short novel
  2. See all the movies on my list
  3. Bake and decorate a tiered cake
  4. Remember to buy fireworks before 5 November
  5. Get a tattoo
Russia – See Travel – Russia

Travel - Asia
  1. Explore China
  2. Go to the Geisha Districts in Japan
  3. See the Terracotta Army
  4. See Tiananmen Square
  5. See Tokyo
  6. See India
Travel – Australia
  1. Go diving at the Great Barrier Reef
  2. See Adelaide
  3. See Canberra
  4. See Perth
Travel – Europe
  1. Explore London
  2. See Much Ado About Nothing at the Globe Theatre
  3. See Scotland
  4. Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower
  5. Go to the Spanish Tomato Festival
  6. Visit Amsterdam
Travel – Italy
  1. Explore Italy
  2. See the Sistine Chapel
  3. Learn Italian
  4. See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Travel – New York
  1. See a Broadway musical
  2. Go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. Have a picnic in Central Park
  4. Go to the Statue of Liberty
Travel – New Zealand
  1. See the South Island
  2. Go snorkelling at Leigh Marine Reserve
  3. Do the Tongariro Crossing
  4. Go to Milford Sound
  5. Take the Auckland-Wellington train
  6. Take the Greymouth-Christchurch train
Travel – Other
  1. Drink tequila in Mexico
  2. Holiday on a Pacific Island
  3. Gamble in Vegas
  4. Walk down Hollywood Boulevard
  5. See either the Arctic or Antarctic
  6. See the Amazon
Travel – Russia / Russia
  1. Read War and Peace
  2. Read Anna Karenina
  3. See Lenin's Mausoleum
  4. Drink vodka in Russia

1 comment:

  1. I have War and Peace if you wanna have a go. I don't recommend it. Steve's little brother just got his diving cert if you want. I can help with the sewing a shirt if you can find a sewing machine. And maybe something along the lines of the art:


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