30 ‘fore 30

This list is by no means complete, but its aspirational and something for me to look forward to. Check in every so often and read up on how/when I did the item.

  1. Write daily for a month – both journaling and blogging
  2. Participate in a 5km and a 10km race
  3. Start/join a book club Done
  4. Read through the entire Bible in a year – Ongoing
  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 – Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania | South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland
  12. Vote in an election
  13. Host friends to a grand dinner party
  14. Go to pottery classes and make something
  15. Knit and stitch 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 (Read here)
  21. Wake up at X hr 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 – Reading this. Done.
  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 – won’t happen
  35. Work with my alma-maters and use my skill sets to develop them

2 responses to “30 ‘fore 30

  1. Fabulous list! I did a bungee jump once. Not to rain on the parade but the only pleasure I got out of it was not dying. Canopy Tour sounds much more fulfilling and it is going on my bucket list.

  2. Wow…. nice list! All the best 🙂

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