Bucket List

So, here’s our current list… There are 50 things. It doesn’t matter how many we complete, there are always 50 items! Whenever we complete one, we add another.

There are no rules as to what can and cannot go on the list. It doesn’t matter how ‘mundane’ or how ‘mad’ it might be… if it’s something the kids want to do, it goes on the list!

  1. Visit a Cat Café!
    Visit Uluru, Australia… travelling on the Ghan train – Completed
  2. Visit Rome and the Vatican, Italy
    See a moose in Alaska – Completed
    See the northern lights – Completed
    Fly fom Westray to Papa Westray, Orkneys, Scotland on the shortest charter flight – Completed
    Hire a gondola in Venice, Italy – Completed
    Measure ourselves against the Angel of the North, Gateshead, UK – Completed
    Visit Santa in the Arctic circle – Completed
    Walk across the Transport, Middlesbrough, UK – Completed
  3. Visit Hawaii
    Cruise around Sydney Harbour, Australia – Completed
    Ride the bullet train in Japan – Completed
    Ride AMTRAK across America – Completed
  4. Follow the Thames, England, from Source to sea
  5. Act like a rock god on Easter Island
    Watch the sunrise on a beach – Completed
  6. Sleep in a tent I erected
    Make (and display) our very own work of art – Completed
  7. Walk up Snowdon, Wales, and take the train down
    See Niagara Falls – Completed
  8. Walk on the Great Wall of China
  9. Write (and publish) a book
  10. Design and make a piece of jewellery for G
    Go to Paris, France for lunch – Completed
  11. Sail through the Panama Canal
  12. Visit the Grand Canyon, Arizona, US
    Visit the Houses of Parliament, London – Completed
    Speak about Autism and SEN – Completed
    Complete the stages of the Cross – Completed
  13. Take the Trans Siberian Express
    Swim in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia- Completed
    Make snow angels in Cervinia, Italy – Completed
  15. Cross the International Date Line
  16. Experience the Galapagos Islands
    Visit Rotterdam, Netherlands – Completed
  17. See the penguins in Antarctica
    Reach the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town, SA – completed
  18. Ride camels in the desert
    Swim with dolphins – Completed
    Picnic with Grandad – Completed
  19. Visit Llandudno, Wales
  20. Design a tartan
  21. Walk Hadrian’s Wall, England / Scotland
    Visit the Royal Albert Hall, London, England – Completed
    Complete LEJOG, England – Completed
  22. Learn the HAKA in New Zealand
    Watch a sunrise and sunset – coast to coast – Completed
    Ride pillion around the New forest, England – Well, we did it in Sydney but it was so good, we are considering this one completed!
    Sleep on a boat – Completed
    DisneyWorld – Completed
  23. Stay in a glass igloo and sleep under the stars
    Have a drink in an Ice Hotel – Complete
  24. Make a birthday cake
    Make a scarf – Completed
    Visit Parrot world – Completed
    Make our own paper – Completed
  25. Watch a solar eclipse
    Go to a drive through Movie – Completed
    Make a Fairy garden – Completed
    Learn to shoot a gun – Completed
  26. Take the dog on holiday to Ireland
  27. Visit Disneyland, LA, US
  28. Visit a Germany Market, Germany
  29. Visit a toy factory
    Walk with Llamas – Completed
  30. Be silly in Scilly!
  31. Bora Bora – just because it’s beautiful!!
  32. Visit Barcelona
  33. Visit the Parthenon in Greece
  34. Ski with friends
  35. Visit the Hell Fire Caves, High Wycombe, UK
    Go fishing – Completed… Not that we caught any fish!
  36. Learn to ride a bike (J)
  37. Make the longest daisy chain in the world (G)
    Spend a day at Go-Ape – Completed
  38. Go to Rio to see Christ the redeemer
  39. JAPAN – Again! Because it’s awesome
  40. Visit Argentina, South America.
  41. Take the train to Namibia, Africa
  42. Visit the Rock of Gibraltar
  43. Witness the midnight sun – stay up all night and sleep in the day!
  44. Swim with piggies
  45. Visit India, and see the Taj Mahal
  46. Visit a waterpark!
  47. Attend G-Fest
  48. Be a Tasmanian Devil – In Tasmania
  49. See Icebergs in Greenland
  50. Visit Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire at The Void