The list that started it all - Things to do in 2015


101+ Things to do in 2015   Things to do in October 2015   DONE

 
TO DO
COMMENTS/DONE
1
Decide where to go in October
Done! We’re off to India!
2
Eat at a Michelin starred restaurant (a hatted one will do!)
Done - Lakehouse 16 Nov 15
3
Go to a spa in Daylesford
Fail L
4
Read a “classic” book (Wuthering Heights)
Fail - Life is too short to read a book I’m not enjoying!
5
Go ice skating
Done – Sunday 26 July 2015
6
Go to the theatre at least 3 times
Rocky Horror – 23 June 2015 (Comedy Theatre)
7
Go to the museum
Done – Sunday 30 Aug 2015
8
Ride Puffin Billy
Move to 2016
9
Visit the Dandenong’s
Done - Sunday 20 Sep 2015
10
Stay at the Marina Bay Sands hotel and swim in the infinity pool (Singapore)
Done - 18 & 19 October 2015
11
Re-Visit Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) finished
Done - 19 October 2015
12
Do the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb
Done 23 May 15 – Great!
13
Have a Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Done - Friday 19 June 2015
14
Visit a fortune teller
Done – Monday 16 Nov 2015
15
Visit Scienceworks and visit the planetarium
Done – Sunday 12 July 2015
16
Go stargazing at the Observatory Botanical gardens
Done - Monday 20 May 2015
17
Get a new tattoo
Done – Monday 16 Nov 2015
18
Completely new haircut and colour
Done - 25 September 2015
19
50 random acts of kindness
Ongoing
20
Exercise 50 minutes each day
Fail!
21
Make love in an unusual place
Move to 2016
22
Repeat number 21
Move to 2016
23
Collect 50 rocks/shells from a walk along the beach
Shells collected – put them in a jar!
24
Visit Werribee Mansion
Move to 2016
25
Take the free tour of Parliament House
Done - Friday 19 June 2015
26
Take the free tour of Melbourne Town Hall
Done - 21July 2015
27
Use my charity day
Done - Friday 31 July 2015 – Sacred Hearts (St Kilda)
28
Go skinny dipping
Move to 2016
29
Stay in bed until 10am and have breakfast in bed
Move to 2016
30
Prepare a bucket list of things to do before I’m 60
Work in progress
31
Ride the Melbourne Star
Done - Friday 19 June 2015
32
Visit St Leonards in the Bellarine Peninsula. Have fish and chips on the beach watching the boats
Move to 2016
33
Visit Ripponlea House 
Move to 2016
34
Visit St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Move to 2016
35
Go adventure caving at Brittania Caves - Yarra Junction
Done - Sunday 10 May 2015
36
Go to Tesslers Tulip Festival (10/9/2015 – 6/10/2015)
Done - Sunday 20 Sep 2015
37
Swim with dolphins
Booked in – moved to Jan 2016
38
Go to the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Elsternwick
Move to 2016
39
Eat at the Lakehouse
Done – Sunday 15 Nov 2015
40
Tramcar restaurant
Move to 2016
41
Write a book
Underway
42
Complete the Mindfulness course
Underway
43
Visit Fitzroy Gardens (new water savings design)
Done - Sunday 1 March
44
Do a jet flight simulation
Move to 2016
45
Do a short writers course
Done - Sunday 1 March - excellent
46
Bake a classic cake from scratch
Move to 2016
47
Catch the ferry to Williamstown
Move to 2016
48
Dine in the Dark
Move to 2016
49
Do a night time tour of Geelong Jail
Move to 2016
50
Try threading
Move to 2016
51
Have a picnic at Hanging Rock
Move to 2016
52
Go to Te Papa – National Museum in Wellington (NZ)
Done – 8 June 2015 - Great
53
Ride the Wellington cable car
Done - 6 June 2015
54
Visit “Middle earth”
Done -  7 June 2015
55
Attend a Cirque de Soleil performance
Wednesday 25/2 – Totem
56
Spend 3 weekends “away” somewhere (Victoria) in 2015
1.  Cannons Creek 6/3
1.     Daylesford 14/11
2.      
57
Start learning another language
Started French - Duolingo
58
See the whales in Byron Bay
Move to 2016 L
59
“Sponge boob” car wash
Move to 2016
60
Do the Aradale Ghost Tour (Ararat)
Move to 2016
61
Night out at Kanela for old times’ sake
Move to 2016
62
Go to MUMA in Caulfield (Sat 12 – 5pm Free)
Done - Saturday 11 July 2015
63
Visit Farinacci Pasta and buy some fresh pasta
Done - Saturday 11 July 2015
64
Eat a hamburger at Tuck Shop – 273 Hawthorn Road (Closed Sunday and Monday)
Move to 2016
65
Ride the double decker tourist bus around town
Done - Friday 19 June 2015
66
Visit Vivid in Sydney   22 May – 8 June 2015
Done 23 May - beautiful
67
See a Le Noir performance
Done - 16 April 2015
68
See Absinthe (at Crown)
Done - 9 April – funny & fab!
69
Have a pyjama pool party
Move to 2016
70
Do day trips to new places!
·         Cannons Creek 6/3/15
·         Drouin 19/4/15
·         Yarra Junction 10/5/15
·         Kallista 20/9/15
·         Olinda 20/9/15
·         Daylesford/Hepburn Springs 14/11/15
71
Visit the Taj Majal
Done – 5 October 2015
72
Get a henna tattoo in India
Done – 9 October 2015
73
See a wild Tiger in India
Fail No tiger 7 October 2015
74
Have an Ayurveda massage in India
Fail L
75
Do an overnight train trip in India
Done – 16 October 2015
76
Do a tour of Pentridge Prison (Coburg)
Done - 13 June 2015
77
Do the 1000 steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk in the Dandenong Ranges.
Move to 2016
78
See the Golden Age of China exhibition at the NGV
Done - 20 June 2015
79
Try archery at Moorabbin
 Move to 2016
80
Do a cooking class
Done - Chorizo – 28 April 15
Gnocchi x2, lasagne, ciambela
81
Knit an “arm” scarf with Carlie
Done – 25 May 2015
82
Do a Burlesque Showboat Cruise
Done -  25 July 2015
83
Start an A-Z of different cuisine and eat somewhere new (long term!)
List done!  Eating underway
84
Visit the Amber Fort in Jaipur
Done – 9 October 2015
85
Do a chocolate tour around Melbourne
Done - 14 June 2015
86
Visit the immigration museum
Move to 2016
87
Start regularly donating blood
19 August 2015
88
Buy a pair of purple Dr Martens - I’ve always wanted them!
Done – 14 May 2015
89
Go to Kangaroo Island
Done - Christmas 2015
90
Knit Emilio a scarf
Done – 18 June 2015
91
Crochet a beanie
Done – July 2015
92
Do a coffee tour around Melbourne
Done – 1 August 2015
93
Do the Edge experience at Eureka Skydeck  
Move to 2016
94
Go to IMAX in Melbourne
Move to 2016
95
Do a Melbourne Cemetery Tour (free)
Move to 2016
96
Do an arts tour of the laneways of Melbourne
Done - 5 September 2015
97
Do the free tour of the State Library
Move to 2016
98
Do the free tour of the Old Treasury Building (open Sunday to Friday 10am to 4pm)
Move to 2016
99
Colour in a picture and frame it
Move to 2016
100
Eat at Tim Ho Wan’s new place here in Melbourne
Move to 2016
101
Start the list for 2016!
Started
102
Go to Jimmy Grants in Ormond (George C’s new chain)
Done  - 8 August 2015
103
Do a night tour of the Old Melbourne Gaol
Move to 2016
104
Do the Fed Square guided tour Mon – Sat @ 11am (free)
 Move to 2016
105
Try teeth whitening
Move to 2016
106
Scones and tea at the Hopetoun Tearooms
Move to 2016
107
Go to the drive-ins
Move to 2016
108
Sort the BIG BUCKET list into sections
Done – September 2015
109
Visit the Rhododendron Forrest in Olinda
Move to 2016
110
Visit Admirals Arch and the Remarkables KI
Done – 29 December 2015
111
See the seals on KI
Done – 1 January 2016

 

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