Tuesday, 19 April 2016

101 in 1001

I am a goal orientated person. I like to be an over achiever, I like to be in the pursuit of excellence, so this challenge fit my personality perfectly. I've seen it on a few other blogs, my favourite list being Becky's, and knew I had to make one for myself. 

Start Date: 19th April 2016
End Date: 15th January 2019


1. Raise £2,000 for MS Society
2. Become an organ donor
3. Plan a holiday for my Dad
4. Get my own cat (or two)
5. Get a tattoo
6. Get married
7. See Taylor Swift perform
8. Write a letter to 30 year old me
9. Send care packages to my friends (0/25)
10. Save £5,000 for the future
11. Be a bridesmaid for one of my favourite people
12. Wear shorts in public
13. Send flowers to my Mum
14. Get an address book
15. Write out our love story from my view as a gift
16. Keep a gratitude list


17. Buy a house
18. Host a family Christmas
19. Get a dressing table
20. DIY some ladder shelves
21. Create my very own office space
22. Build a cookie house at Christmas
23. Print and frame special photos
24. Invest in some art from a student artist
25. Have people over for dinner
26. Buy some coffee table books
27. Build a backyard bar
28. Make an ‘UP’ style mail box


29. Publish a post every day for a whole month
30. Attend a blogger meet up
31. Host a blogger meet up
32. Collaborate
33. Earn a little bit of money from blogging
34. Get on an editorial schedule
35. Meet some internet friends IRL
36. Write for somewhere other than my own blog
37. Leave nice blog comments on other blogs at least once a week
38. Develop a new blog post series


39. Learn to Snowboard
40. Start a scrapbook of adventures
41. Learn to use a camera on Manual
42. Take some French lessons
43. Perform with my Aerial Hoop
44. Do a tandem Skydive
45. Learn photoshop
46. Learn to knit and make hats for the Big Knit
47. Read 50 books (8/50)
48. Make a patch Denim Jacket to fulfil the dreams of 13 year old me
49. Make my own Halloween costume
50. Watch 250 films I’ve never seen before (11/250)
51. Bake something from Pinterest

Health & Fitness

52. Do the splits
53. Run 50 Park runs (7/50)
54. Try a pole fitness class
55. Complete the Pretty Muddy course for Cancer Research
56. Do a Tough Mudder
57. Master 10 chin ups
58. Make my own healthy snacks
59. Run a ½ marathon with my Dad
60. Run a marathon in a different country
61. Quit coffee!
62. Go to a spin class
63. Master cool headstands at yoga
64. Get my own Aerial Silks and practise practise practise
65. Go sugar free for a month
66. Cycle London to Paris
67. Get an eye test
68. Make smoothies for breakfast for a month
69. Keep up a skincare routine


70. Go to Innocent unplugged
71. Go to Coachella!
72. Go to Iceland
73. Go hiking in Ireland
74. Ride rollercoasters in Florida with my family now we are all grown up
75. Visit Vietnam
76. Go on a city break
77. Complete 10 activities from the ‘tired of London Tired of life’ Book
78. Spend the weekend in Brighton
79. Visit on mystery location that will be decided upon reaching the airport / train station
80. Make it to somewhere north of Leeds
81. Go to a Christmas market
82. Go away with friends
83. Go snowboarding on real snow
84. Visit a castle
85. Visit my Goddaughter in France


86. Donate to a Kickstarter campaign
87. Do something special for NYE
88. Take on a digital detox
89. Shop with new smaller brands
90. Go to a cat café
91. Meet a giraffe
92. Graffiti something
93. Go to Fashion Week
94. Buy coffee for a stranger
95. Donate some of my clothes
96. Go to Star Wars Day
97. Go back to the Harry Potter Studio Tour
98. Touch something that’s been to space
99. Donate to stranger’s JustGiving campaigns 
100. Encourage someone else to take a risk
101. Make a new 101 list

Look out for lots of updates over the next 1001 days on how I am getting on. If you are doing 101 in 1001 too I'd love to see your lists.


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  2. Love this idea! Starting my own 101 list now

    1. I will look out for yours, I love these challenges.

  3. Those are amazing goals!! I think I'm gonna hop onboard and do my own! Thanks for sharing.


    Laila xo

  4. I have never seen a post like this before, but this is such a good idea. I think I may just have to start my own now.
    Alicia x

  5. Brilliant, I love this. I'm going to get started on mine tonight. Definitely a great way to get things into perspective. I think I need to try out number 88- the digital detox for sure, I'm on my phone all the time lol....Sade xx

  6. Loved this list! I also want to achieve so many of these! Good luck!! Xx

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  7. Finally finished my 101 in 1001 list! Just wanted to say thanks for the inspiration to make a list...so nice to have something for motivation and to make you achieve your goals. Love reading your posts on your blog x

    1. Thank you very much, that is so sweet of you to say. I think its a great project!

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