I started ticking things off this bucketlist the first day of February 2015. Then i went back in June and re-assessed. And now for the last time, its nearly christmas…what the hell? Once again, lots of things have changed, and i think i have made decent progress! I officially have 47 days left to get these done.
- Christmas on the beach
- Have an honest crack at selling my artwork at markets and online
- Go to a cricket game
- Try kite surfing
- Go to Tasmania
- …Play a cricket game
- Jump off of a cliff
- Go on a wine tour or wine tasting
- See the penguins at Philip Island
- Go to the Whitsundays and see the crystal blue water
- See a koala in the wild (does the zoo count?)
- Go rollerblading
- Make my Australian friends an American dinner
- Do at least one hike in the Dandenongs
- Ride the giant Ferris wheel at the docklands
- Find a proper track team and train fully for an aussie aths season.
- See Rhonda Rousey fight in UFC 193 live
Have a barbecue on the beach at sunsetcheck! Over Easter break we ate hot french fries and cheeseburgers on the beach and saw the most incredible sunset. Successfully cut soda out of my dietcheck! I never crave soda anymore. When i want something other than water, i often drink soda water. See the Grampians mountain range-check! 2/21/15 Have a picnic on a warm day in the royal botanic gardenscheck! See the Mornington peninsula.check! Easter break was spent at the amazing Wilsons Promontory national Park EDIT: I kinda only now realize that Wilsons Prom isn’t really the Peninsula. But i made my back there a few weeks ago for a beach day and it was equally gorgeous. Attend a footy match- check! I got to see Hawthorne play GWS in Sydney! Get ice cream at famous Gelato Messina– check! 2/14/15 Go to Torquay and (try to) surf– check! 3/7/15 See a kangaroo– check! 2/21/15 Try a hot cross bun –check! 4/6/15 An Aussie Easter staple. Go to the Stawell Gift… Or settle with just watching it.Check! 4/7/15 Had to settle with watching it. Fly to Sydney for a long weekend and explore!Check! 5/8/15 Compete in the high jump representing Boston United– check! 2/27/15 Go to a design market-check! 2/14/15 Visit the contemporary art museum– Check! 2/28/15 Do the Great Ocean road- check! See the pink lake at Westgate park before autumn turns it blue again– kind of done… I saw it from the highway. It doesn’t count! Go to a night market– check! i went nearly every wednesday night in march. Go to a traditional Australian festival– check! 2/7/15 Go on a date, a picnic date, with a lovely man.Cheeky check!