Thank you for visiting my blog which marks my 50 years on the planet! Yes, 2018 is the year I turn 50 and below are 50 challenges, experiences, health and wellbeing aspirations, places to visit and a few treats for 2018.

  1. Set up and maintain a new blog throughout 2018 COMPLETE
  2. Detox for a week in January COMPLETE
  3. Get to a weight of 9 stone and maintain this throughout the year COMPLETE
  4. Go to the gym at least twice a week throughout 2018 COMPLETE
  5. Have a 50th birthday party COMPLETE
  6. Take a trip to the Maldives COMPLETE
  7. Go snorkelling COMPLETE
  8. Go on a cruise COMPLETE
  9. Go to Cuba with my best friend to celebrate our 50th’s COMPLETE
  10. A holiday to Croatia with our adult kids COMPLETE
  11. Go on a snowy weekend in Switzerland COMPLETE
  12. A short break to Montenegro COMPLETE
  13. Visit my parents in Portugal COMPLETE
  14. Clutter overhaul: get rid of all excess clutter PROGRESS MADE!
  15. Learn how to meditate NOT COMPLETE
  16. Do an art class COMPLETE
  17. Have an afternoon tea COMPLETE
  18. Read a book every month  COMPLETE
  19. Hike the Seven Sisters coastal path Sussex COMPLETE
  20. Go camping COMPLETE
  21. Spend a night in a 5 star hotel COMPLETE
  22. Try a series of yoga sessions COMPLETE
  23. Go on a long bike ride or cycling weekend COMPLETE
  24. Go on a UK weekend road trip COMPLETE
  25. Take a cooking class NOT COMPLETE
  26. Climb a mountain COMPLETE
  27. Eat vegetarian only food for a month COMPLETE
  28. Eat vegan only food for a month COMPLETE
  29. Significantly reduce plastic consumption PROGRESS MADE!
  30. Take a dance class COMPLETE
  31. Try a new activity COMPLETE
  32. Visit a new town or city in the UK COMPLETE
  33. Go to a Christmas market in German  COMPLETE
  34. Go sober in October COMPLETE
  35. Create a capsule wardrobe PROGRESS MADE!
  36. Drink at an ice bar COMPLETE
  37. Travel to a new European capital city COMPLETE
  38. Walk a section of the South West coast path COMPLETE
  39. Watch the whole series of Greg Braden’s Missing Links DIDN’T COMPLETE
  40. Volunteer for something I am passionate about COMPLETE
  41. List 50 things I am grateful for COMPLETE
  42. List 50 future adventures COMPLETE
  43. List 50 of my favourite songs COMPLETE
  44. List my top 50 experiences to date TO DO
  45. Have a ride on a segway COMPLETE
  46. Complete final 7 miles of Norfolk Coast Path COMPLETE
  47. Get a new job or promotion MAYBE… MAYBE NOT…
  48. Walk 1050 miles COMPLETE
  49. Produce the first draft of a book of our 2016 global adventures STARTED
  50. Produce a retirement plan COMPLETE

“Because life is short and the world is large…”