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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?