HBD to me


A few months back, I started to compile a list of some (30) things to do before I turned 30 and after a bit of thinking and looking back at my own goals and things that I keep talking of doing and putting off, here they are. Do feel free to suggest more things.

1. Write daily for a month.

2. Participate in a 5km anda 10km race.

3. Start/join a book club.

4. Read through the entire Bible in a year.

5. Volunteer in a short mission.

6. Continue with swimming lessons.

7. Learn to ride a bike.

8. Get married.

9. Learn to speak and/or write an African language.

10. Give time and money to a cause.

11. Visit 5 African countries within a given region.

12. Vote in an election.

13. Host friends to a grand dinner party.

14. Go to pottery classes and make something.

15. Knit andstitch an item of clothing and actually wear it.

16. Go on holiday alone

17. Bunge jump/ some equally insane adventure thing – Canopy tours

18. Make a reading list of 30 books, read and critic them.

19. Road trip to Namibia.

20. Learn to bake/make a decadent dessert.

21. Wake up at Xhr for 28 days to pray for one hour.

22. Take part in a demonstration for a cause

23. Pose for a painting/ have professional pictures taken

24. Pick a restaurant and systematically eat as many things off that menu.

25. Learn to play chess.

26. Watch one of the Grand slams live.

27. Pick a Book award and read all the books from that year’s nominees.

28. Watch movies nominated for a given category at the Oscars.

29. Go on a Christian retreat.

30. Leave the Continent.

31. Start my PhD.

32. Go to a World Cup game in a country I don’t live in.

33. Reconnect with an old friend/ get rid of a particularly stressful friendship.

34. Move out and live on my own for 6 months to a year.

35. Work with my alma-maters and use my skill sets to develop them.

What’s on/ would be on your list of to-do’s?

One response to “HBD to me

  1. Reduce the levels of alcohol intake 🙂

    THANKFULLY NOT IN MY CASE!

  2. Happy birthday to you and may the Good Lord Bless and keep you in His Perfect Peace. The list above is deep, very thought provoking, I am learning a lot from you little one, I can give you my ideas but then you may not own then like the above…the list above clearly shows deep thought has gone into them…so all the best in accomplishing and achieving abundantly beyond. God bless, ABEG.

    THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR KIND WORDS, PLEASE GO AHEAD AND MAKE SUGGESTIONS ESPECIALLY BECAUSE YOU ARE KNOWN TO ME AND MIGHT BE ABLE TO OFFER USEFUL INSIGHTS

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