17 through 24 (50before50)

Vacation: acquired.

Flights & accommodation organised: we’re going on holiday – aieeeeee!!!!


I’m inching (or centimetre-ing) closer to the 50 for the 50before50 list:

  1. visit Vietnam and Cambodia
  2. run in a half-marathon
  3. participate two runs (of any distance) that are not in Sydney
  4. stay (well) under 70kg (154lbs) for the next 1,254 days
  5. gtfo of SML (or resign myself to seeing out my days there and shut the hell up about the horror)
  6. 100 proper push-ups in a row (currently I can do about 5, okay probably 3)
  7. sign up for a pilates class(es)
  8. make a patchwork quilt
  9. make a garment for myself and wear it (pyjama pants don’t count)
  10. visit Japan
  11. build a wee model boat (still so bitter that my parents would not allow me to buy a kit)
  12. go skiing
  13. complete the painting of ThePalace(OfLove)
  14. see a decent production of Macbeth
  15. construct something with electricity – building a computer doesn’t count
  16. learn to complete a cryptic crossword

and to add

  1. visit Hong Kong
  2. do the splits (9cm to go)
  3. do a back arch, like this:

    from: here

  4. get decent & pleasing portrait of self (no, no, not of the lingerie variety, is that still a thing?)
  5. make wine + limocello (or other alcoholic thing)
  6. take Joe/Frank to Europe
  7. make will / estate planning
  8. reduce frequency of sports injuries

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