Sunday, 26 January 2014

Miss Siviter Bucket List

My Bucket List
"I'm a doer not a dreamer"

Bucket List


A thoughtful collection of things I want to do and see in this precious gift of a lifetime…

Bucket List Ticks so Far:




1.)  Skydive

2.)  Fall In Love

3.)  Hot Airballoon Ride at Bristol International Balloon festival

4.)  Grow pumpkins (ref: Cinderella)

5.)  Go to the theatre

6.)  Ride on a Jet-ski

7.)  Visit a Safari Park

8.)  Attend a Camping weekend

9.)  Go Abroad for the first time

10.)                        Host a Christmas Party

11.)                        Lose Virginity (Spring 2013)

12.)                        Horse Riding

13.)                        Graduate University

14.)                        Publish Something

15.)                        Go Clubbing

16.)                        Vote (In honour of the suffragettes)

17.)                        Skim a Rock

18.)                        Cut my hair boy-short

19.)                        Solve the Labyrinth (Longleat Hedge Maze)

20.)                        Quit a miserable job

21.)                        Raise money for charity

22.)                        Be a model for a day

23.)                        Ride on the back of a motorbike

24.)                        Visit the Bronte Museum, Haworth, Yorkshire

25.)                        Drink in Starbucks

26.)                        Walk over Clent Hills

27.)                        Be a Superhero for a day

28.)                        Rock Wall climbing

29.)                        Make an Alien feel Welcome on Earth

30.)                        Visit the Eden Project, Cornwall

31.)                        Complete a Go Ape-course

32.)                        Be a tourist in your own city

33.)                        Visit a Jazz bar and listen to live music

34.)                        Visit the Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham (2013-First time)

35.)                        Visit Harry Potter Studios in London

36.)                        Go to a 'gig'. -Saw Reverand and the Makers live in a Coventry bar.

37.)                        Visit Warhammer world in Nottingham

38.)                        Eat at a Michelin star restaurant (Purnell’s)

39.)                        Visit Kenilworth Castle

40.)                        Visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens

41.)                        Eat at a Food Festival (I’m counting Digbeth Dining Club for this one-incredible)

42.)                        Try to survive the zombie apocalypse (2.8 hours later-I died)

43.)                        See really blue water, not grey

44.)                        Eat in an outdoor restaurant at night

45.)                        Build a Time Machine

46.)                        Travel back in Time-to 1940’s

47.)                        Visit Black Country Museum

48.)                        Go to Comic Con in costume

49.)                        Watch a sunrise and sunset in the same day

50.)                        Travel in a boat
The Full List:




1.)         Skydive




2.)         Be in a Movie




3.)         Fall in Love




4.)         Send a message in a bottle (Reference: Message in a Bottle)



5.)         Move out of Parent’s house




6.)         Grow Pumpkins, (Reference: because Cinderella had pumpkins)




7.)         Grow an Apple Tree




8.)         Enter a bakery competition and win something



9.)         Join the W.I (Women’s institutional)




10.)    Ride in a Hot Air Balloon at Bristol International Balloon Festival




11.)    Go to the theatre (Favourite to date: Dirty Dancing)



12.)    Go on a Jet Ski  




13.)    Scuba Dive (General)




14.)    Go to a safari park




15.)    Camping weekend-Northampton car show, it was freezing, our tent was miniature, I had to pee outside and there were people passing by...that's it! I'm never going camping again. 2014 




16.)    Go Abroad for the first time. (Malta September 2015)



17.)    Cook an excellent Christmas dinner




18.)    Host a Christmas Party




19.)    Visit Stone Henge




20.)    Helicopter Ride over the Grand Canyon




21.)    Have my fortune told




22.)    Lose Virginity 'Spring 2013'





23.)    Horse Riding




24.)    Get Married




25.)    Get a House




26.)    Get a Dog




27.)    Learn to Drive




28.)    Graduate University




29.)    Publish something




30.)    Drive/Ride down Route 66




31.)    Travel through United States of America, in a campervan…Retirement Holiday




32.)    Make a mini-movie



33.)    Spend Christmas in Newyork-Central Park, Rockefeller centre, Natural History Museum.




34.)    Visit the Empire Estate Building (Reference: An Affair to Remember and Sleepless in Seattle)




35.)    Hail a Yellow Cab



36.)    Eat a Hotdog/corndog/pretzel on the streets of Newyork



37.)    Eat Breakfast at Tiffney’s jewellery store (Reference: Audrey Hepburn)




38.)    Photo in the Plaza Hotel



39.)    Go Clubbing




40.)    Finish my novel (Grace)




41.)    Visit the Yorkshire Dales




42.)    Visit London (Window shopping, Big Ben, London Eye, Buckingham Palace, crown jewels)




43.)    Visit the Natural History Museum UK




44.)    Vote. (In honour of the suffragettes who fought for women’s right to vote)



45.)    Visit the White Cliffs of Dover




46.)    “Sit on the Dock of a Bay, wasting time” (Reference: Otis Redding song)




47.)    Become a mother




48.)    Climb a few mountains



49.)    Skim a rock (Yaaaayyyy I did it, twice!! Jones showed me :-P )




50.)    Cut my hair very short




51.)    See the stars from the desert




52.)    Solve the Labyrinth (Longleat Hedge maze)




53.)    Visit Hever castle, Kent (Home of Anne Boelyn)




54.)    Quit a miserable job (Screw those guys!)



55.)    Take part in raising money for Charity




56.)    Escape to the country to live permanently one day




57.)    Grow and maintain a vegetable patch




58.)    Visit Scotland-Lochness Lake




59.)    Be a model for a day




60.)    Ride on the back of a motorbike




61.)    Visit the Brontë museum, Haworth, North Yorkshire (Reference: Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre)




62.)    Drink in Starbucks




63.)    Walk over Clent Hills




64.)    Go Paragliding




65.)    Learn how to make chocolate




66.)    Take a barge trip




67.)    Travel by boat



68.)    Go on a Nordic cruise and see the Northern Lights (Plan 2026)



69.)    Canoe down a river




70.)    Camping trip around Ireland, (Galway, Dublin, Cork, in a triangle)




71.)    Visit Wicklowe national park, Ireland (Reference: P.S I Love You




72.)    Hadrian’s wall




73.)    The lizard peninsula, Cornwall




74.)    Ullwater and place fell, lake district




75.)    Malvern hills




76.)    Fitzwilliam museum




77.)    Take my future children to Disney land




78.)    Visit Windsor castle




79.)    Be a Superhero for a day



80.)    Do another skydive, but with somebody this time




81.)    Take a scenic train journey




82.)    Go on a steam train




83.)    Attend a Masquerade Ball




84.)    Rock wall Climbing




85.)    Visit Land’s End, Cornwall




86.)    Visit Clovelly, Devon




87.)    Visit the Lake District, Cumbria




88.)    Make an Alien feel welcome on Earth




89.)    Eden project-amazing, amazing ice cream, beautiful stay at Boscundle Manor




90.)    Visit Agatha Christie Home: Greenway




91.)    Visit Pemberley (Reference: Pride and Prejudice) Chatsworth House



92.)    Do a spa day and have a massage  




93.)    Learn to Swim




94.)    Have photo taken in a poppy field to remember the Fallen Soliders.




95.)    Visit The lost gardens of Heligan




96.)    Compete a Go Ape course



97.)    Visit Blenheim palace




98.)    Visit Highclere Castle (Reference: Downton Abbey)



99.)    Visit Trentham estate and gardens




100.)                Be a tourist in your own city -Birmingham: Jewellery quarter, Rag market, Bullring, Library, Art museum, Town hall, Symphony hall, Canal walk, Broadstreet



101.)                Watch a sunrise and sunset in the same day




102.)                Learn a magic trick




103.)                Give Blood




104.)                Send a care package




105.)                Have a fun photo with a bunch of balloons




106.)                Make a memory quilt




107.)                Leave an inspirational message on a sticky note in a bathroom/public place




108.)                Have a proper picnic: that's with picnic cutlery, sandwiches and blanket




109.)                Start a retirement fund




110.)                Write a letter to future self and open ten years later.




111.)                Build and fly a kite (Reference: Mary Poppins)




112.)                Build a sandcastle as an adult




113.)                Eat Fish and Chips by the seaside




114.)                Visit Giants Causeway




115.)                Visit 'The Prisoner' village in Portmeirion, Wales (Reference: The Prisoner)




116.)                See a traditional Christmas pantomime




117.)                Try a deep fried mars bar, because seriously! That is some crazy sounding stuff!




118.)                Go to a Jazz Bar




119.)                Visit Blackpool




120.)                Go to the Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham 2013-first time




121.)                Visit Harry Potter Studios-London




122.)                Visit Harry Potter World-Florida




123.)                Have a photo by a lighthouse




124.)                Go in Cage of Death in Australia




125.)                Go to a 'gig'. -Saw Reverand and the Makers live in a Coventry bar.



126.)                Start my own business




127.)                Visit War hammer World-Nottingham



128.)                Get super fit and learn to love my body.




129.)                Build a GUY and burn him on Bonfire night with Jones




130.)                Pick up a bucket of sidewalk chalk and create a masterpiece on the sidewalk at a local park. Graffiti that washes away!




131.)                Attend a posh Christmas/Newyear party




132.)                Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant-(Purnell's Birmingham)



133.)                Hold a "Just Because" Party, for no particular reason




134.)                Visit Kenilworth Castle



135.)                Visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens




136.)                Visit a food festival (Not a lot beats Friday nights at Digbeth Dining Club)



137.)                Try to survive the zombie apocalypse



138.)                See a waterfall




139.)                Girl with a Pearl Earring-Maurit Shuis, South Holland




140.)                Go Skinny Dipping




141.)                Nude Beach-Maybe



142.)                See really Blue water not grey-Blue Lagoon, Comino island, Malta



143.)                Eat in a restaurant, outdoors at night time-Ramla Bay, Malta




144.)                Build a time machine




145.)                Travel back in time




146.)                See the dinosaurs



147.)                Time Travel to World War 2-1940's



148.)                Time travel to the Regency Era and be Jane Austen for a day



149.)                Time Travel back to the Tudor Times



150.)                Visit the 1960's-Austin Powers baby!



151.)                Cowboy times, wild, wild west



152.)                Thailand



153.)                Istanbul, Turkey




154.)                St Petersburg, Russia




155.)                Santorini, Greece




156.)                Glacier National Park, Motana




157.)                Africa




158.)                Iceland




159.)                Safari in Tanzania




160.)                Hobbiton in New Zealand






161.)                Pastries in Paris-Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame, The Lourve-Mona Lisa




162.)                South of France




163.)                Lourve Pyramid-France



164.)                Go to Comic Con -in full costume



165.)                Go in a shark tank



166.)                Visit Forest of Dean (Reference: Harry Potter last movies)



167.)                See Luke Bryan live



168.)                Take the waters in Bath, Therma Spa, visit Jane Austen Museum, Bath. (Reference: Jane Austen)



169.)                Go on a Murder Mystery weekend (Reference: Agatha Chrisitie, Poirot, Marple)



170.)                Black Country Museum



171.)                Hold a murder mystery party for Halloween!



172.)                India



173.)                Jamaica



174.)                Van Gogh Museum-Amsterdam



175.)                Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, The Vatican Museums, The Colosseum-Piazza del Colosseo, Trevil Fountain, have photo taken by the mouth of truth-Rome (Audrey Hepburn, Roman Holiday)
















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