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Build A Shed In Garden - Done!

Posted by dait100dait100

How did it go down?

Well

Did you get help or have company along the way?

Yes family

What made it possible? Any advice?

Determination to purchase as of my current storage of tools well over the limit



Get Published - Done!

Posted by CyberCat19CyberCat19

How did it go down?

I did both online and offline query letters, but did not manage to accomplish much until I found a publisher willing to take me on.

Did you get help or have company along the way?

I did everything on my own. Read a lot and researched even more until I found a publisher that I felt might be the right fit for my book.

What ...


Write A Book - Done!

Posted by CyberCat19CyberCat19

How did it go down?

It took about three years, but at long last, I finally finished writing a book. It's actually a reverse-adaptation (screenplay-to-book) of one of my film scripts.

Did you get help or have company along the way?

I got my mom's help. I have a brain injury, which makes writing prose difficult. Thus I needed someone who knew me and my limitations and could ...


Go To A Festival For A Week Long - Done!

Posted by bartverkadebartverkade

How did it go down?

I was at Sziget festival for the whole week! The festival is in Budapest Hungary and it is one of the best in the world.

Did you get help or have company along the way?

Yes, we did this with 6 people in total.

What made it possible? Any advice?

Driving by car to the festival and stop at amazing spots in between. We drove ...



Visit Tallinn - Done!

Posted by combat_clairecombat_claire

How did it go down?

I had an enjoyable long weekend exploring  beautiful Tallinn with an old college friend, Ally. We flew Wizzair from Luton to Tallinn and then took a cab to the city centre for a leisurely lunch in the main square washed down with local honey cider. Suitably refreshed we set off in search of our Air BnB apartment. Google Maps tooks us a rather creative route ...


I didn't want to End up Like Him...

Posted by combat_clairecombat_claire

Some months ago I was in a pub with one of my best friends. He had recently celebrated his 60th birthday. In a rather sad voice he told me that he only knew Exmoor & Cumbria and that he regretted not exploring the world more. This gave me the kick up the ass that I needed to start more travel and more exploration of new parts of the world. This list ...


Host A Charity Event - Done!

Posted by Krisi1066Krisi1066

How did it go down?

Go fund me for Tenesia


Movie Marathon

Posted by dpanedadpaneda

We started the marathon but has to stop it when Violet became sick for over a week.  She only wanted to sit with us so we couldn't watch scary movies with her on the couch.  We will try again. 


Go On A Stargazing Date - Done!

Posted by Princeboy1Princeboy1

How did it go down?

It was beautiful but cloudy

Did you get help or have company along the way?

Yes my spouse

What made it possible? Any advice?

The mountains was high enough to see the night sky


Try Paintball - Done!

Posted by jaquealbrajaquealbra

How did it go down?

Very fun

Did you get help or have company along the way?

I have company of my friends

What made it possible? Any advice?

Money


Learn To Play The Guitar - Done!

Posted by jaquealbrajaquealbra

Did you get help or have company along the way?

All by myself


Carry on Cancer

Posted by HeidiCHeidiC

In early March 2016 I started having to get up in the night to go to the loo. I also had a flareup in my back which I attributed to an old injury. By the end of March I was having occasional shooting pains in my groin which again I thought was originating from the old back injury. As I was now getting up several times a night I went ...


Get My Drivers License - Done!

Posted by NatLorking15NatLorking15

How did it go down?

It was extremely nerve wreaking. honestly never been more nervous in my life. but i passed with 10 extra points :)

Did you get help or have company along the way?

My mum taught me how to drive to then get my P's.

What made it possible? Any advice?

Practice and calming my nerves.


Attend Vivid - Done!

Posted by NatLorking15NatLorking15

How did it go down?

It was amazing! I loved it so much and going with my best friend just made it even better!

What made it possible? Any advice?

Time management and organization is what stopped me every other year.


Cancer Chancer

Posted by HeidiCHeidiC

I was diagnosed with advanced  ovarian cancer in 2016 aged 41. I received surgery and six rounds of chemotherapy and was in remission for two years. In December 2018 I had my first recurrence meaning that my disease is now incurable. I had a second major surgery in Feb 2019 from which I am currently recovering

I have decided to put together my bucket list as a focus not just ...


15 lbs down:)

Posted by GillianGillian

15 lbs more to go!


See The Taj Mahal - Done!

Posted by swathiswathi

How did it go down?

I went along with parents. beautiful architecture

Did you get help or have company along the way?

parents

What made it possible? Any advice?

Unplanned visit to delhi


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