My Bucket List

Plain Text: to do

Bold text:  in progress

Bold & Strikethrough: completed



  • Adopt Nellie (20/12/14)
  • Pet dolphins (1999)
  • Give a shelter pet a home
  • Meet an elephant
  • Feed a giraffe
  • Pet a tiger (1999)
  • Ride in a horse-drawn carriage
  • Hold a koala (1999)
  • Own a cat for its entire life



  • Get at least a credit or higher marks for Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing (2014)
  • Get paid for writing
  • Graduate from Uni (14/04/15)
  • Be my own boss
  • Get my dream job



  • Do a Melbourne International Comedy Festival show  (2012 and 2013)
  • Keep a blog for more than 5 years



  • See a Broadway Musical
  • Be in a TV studio audience (2008: Spicks and Specks)
  • Sit front row at a musical (Les Miserables – 2014)
  • Get a tweet on QandA (9/3/15)



  • Meet my cousins in England
  • Take my sister to Ireland for St Patricks Day (also her birthday)



  • Save money
  • Be financially secure



  • Try food from around the world
  • Spend a whole day baking
  • Try traditional New Zealand food (2005)



  • Have a tea party
  • Go to a Masquerade Ball
  • Find out how many balloons it would take to lift me off the ground
  • Get an autograph from a celebrity (just one?) (2008 – Adam Hills was the first of many)
  • Take a photo every day of the year
  • Ride in a helicopter (1999)
  • Stay in a 5-star hotel (Windsor Hotel – 2014)



  • Eat a majority healthy diet
  • Look after my heart



  • Live in Melbourne (2010 – 2014)
  • Have my dream bedroom
  • Create a reading nook
  • Have a home library
  • Decorate my room
  • Have an office (2014)



  • Read a whole author’s published works
  • Buy a typewriter
  • Read more



  • Learn a language
  • Have a box of memories
  • Leave an inspirational message for someone
  • Die with no regrets
  • Live life with less worries
  • Leave a note in a library book



  • Visit England
  • Ride a red London bus
  • Visit the glowworm caves in New Zealand
  • Take my mum on her dream holiday
  • Throw a Coin and Make a Wish in the Trevi Fountain in Italy
  • Explore a real castle
  • Leave my small town (2010 – 2014)
  • Visit Anne Frank’s house
  • Write a letter on Juliet’s wall in Verona, Italy
  • Go to Mardi Gras in Sydney



  • Volunteer at the Historical Society (2015)



  • Keep a year-long journal
  • Research and write a nonfiction book

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