Goals List

  1. Have an exhibition of my photos
  2. Go to Machu Picchu       Nov 2007
  3. Go to Patagonia and Antarctica
  4. Go to Rio de Janeiro (preferably for Mardi Gras)
  5. Ride an elephant           Chitwan, Nepal  Nov 2009
  6. Swim with dolphins     Coffs Harbour  Aug 2013
  7. Have my photos published in Australian Geographic
  8. Go to Las Vegas
  9. Camp in the Grand Canyon
  10. Go on safari in Africa
  11. Pat a tiger         Australia Zoo  Nov 2011
  12. Read Nelson Mandela’s biography     Aug 2005
  13. Finish my TAFE course   Nov 2005
  14. Start and complete a course in Business Management
  15. Be able to rock climb 20/21 cleanly
  16. Learn to play the violin   Nov/Dec 2013 I can play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star & Ode to Joy
  17. Learn to meditate  Sept 2018
  18. Go ice-diving
  19. Learn to draw and paint    April 2013
  20. Sing in front of a crowd
  21. Give a speech
  22. Learn to dance
  23. Get a macro lens
  24. Travel through Italy         Jan/Feb 2012
  25. Go to Prague      Dec 2017
  26. See the world’s top 10 art galleries    Uffizzi & Vatican in Italy Jan 2012, The Louvre & Musee d’Orsay in Paris Dec 2012, Tate Modern London 2019
  27. Go snow skiing
  28. Go water skiing
  29. Go diving at least once a year   Dec 07, 08, 09
  30. Learn to fly or go in a flight simulator      Jan 2009
  31. Shave my hair off     Jan 2006
  32. Go up in a glider         Feb 2010
  33. Go on a really long flying fox   Salta, Bolivia  Dec 2007
  34. See an opera           Turnadot  Oct 2008
  35. See Cirque-du-soleil live     Varekai Nov 2006
  36. Learn to speak a language fluently
  37. Do a pottery course         March 2008
  38. Climb Ayres Rock
  39. Learn to ride a horse        2007
  40. Stay in an ice hotel         Ice Hotel, Kiruna Sweden Dec 2012
  41. Climb to the bluff at Carnarvon Gorge    May 2005
  42. Go for a flight in a helicopter      Dec 2010
  43. Fire walk      Sept 2014
  44. Ice skate at the Rockefeller Centre
  45. Have a White Christmas       Kemi, Finland Dec 2012
  46. Go to Carnival in Venice for my 50th     Feb 2012
  47. Get a tattoo
  48. Climb the Story Bridge   Dec/Jan 2006
  49. Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge     June 2010
  50. Dive Vanuatu
  51. See the Aurora Borealis
  52. Ballooning over the Serengeti
  53. Swing from a trapeze         Feb 2008
  54. Dive Lady Eliot Island
  55. Dive New Guinea
  56. Go to Moreton Island        Jan 2012
  57. Go to Stradbroke Island    Aug 2013
  58. Go to Fraser Island            Dec 2005
  59. Learn to crack a whip        Sept 2012
  60. Learn to surf
  61. Go up to the Observation Deck at the Q1       March 2008
  62. Memorise a poem             Invictus  Aug 2012
  63. Teach someone to read
  64. Ride a motorbike       Sept 2012
  65. Go to Bhutan              Nov 2009
  66. Climb at Arapiles       Sept/Oct 2008
  67. Do the ‘5 Secrets’ interview with Mum and Dad     Feb 2009
  68. Spend New Year’s Eve somewhere ‘Big” eg New York or London
  69. Learn to skim stones
  70. Learn to juggle
  71. Hand milk a cow       Sept 2012
  72. Go on a horse riding trip     Nov 2015
  73. Drive a dog sled        Kiruna, Sweden  Dec 2012
  74. Sleep under the stars      Nov 2015
  75. Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding    April 2013
  76. Get a dog
  77. See an opera under the stars
  78. Walk the Camino de Santiago on my 55th     Oct/Nov 2017
  79. See an opera in a grand opera house      Prague Dec 2017
  80. Be in the audience of TV show (Big Bang Theory)
  81. Stay in a castle
  82. Look through a telescope at an Observatory
  83. See a game at a big stadium
  84. Rent an apartment in Venice for a month
  85. Climb the Via Ferrata in the Dolomites
  86. Attend an Anthony Robbins seminar    Sept 2014
  87. Attend an ANZAC Day service      April 2013
  88. Pat a cheetah
  89. Go up the Eiffel Tower      Oct 2019
  90. Do a falconry course
  91. Go to Iceland
  92. Go to Mont St Michel & Versailles  Oct 2019
  93. Witness the Whirling Dervishes in Turkey
  94. Go to a wolf park in Canada or Norway
  95. Learn to knit
  96. Fly business class long haul