101 Things to do before I am 30 Blog

#74 Watch a Formula 1 Grand Prix live – COMPLETE

From the ear piercing roars of the engines as they fly down the home straight to the nail biting hair pin corners to be manueved whilst aquaplaning – even for the non Formula 1 fans out there a day at the races is must for any lifetime. I would be lying if I said i […]

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#79 Ride something bigger than a horse – COMPLETE

A trip to India wouldn’t be complete without a sunset safari into the desert and what better way to travel then on the back of a local camel.

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#24 Visit the Taj Mahal – COMPLETE

Should guilty seek asylum here, Like one pardoned, he becomes free from sin. Should a sinner make his way to this mansion, All his past sins are to be washed away. The sight of this mansion creates sorrowing sighs; And the sun and the moon shed tears from their eyes. In this world this edifice […]

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#63 Learn to wakeboard – COMPLETE

There have been a rare occasion or two when I have emerged from my sheets early in the morning, with just 3 hours sleep, after a night on the town – alas, I hadn’t been drinking in this town and the wake up call was going to lead to me completing my first “learning” item […]

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#16 Work on a wildlife reserve or conservation project in Africa – COMPLETE

#16 Work on a wildlife reserve or conservation project in Africa – COMPLETE

In Kiswahili the whale shark is called “papa shillingi”, translating as “shark covered in shillings”. There is a local legend that God was so pleased when he created this beautiful fish, that he gave his angels handfuls of gold and silver coins to throw down from heaven onto its back. Whale Sharks have been around since […]

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8 months travelling and over 20 items to be ticked off the list

It’s official I am finally going travelling – well, that would have been how I started this blog post if I had wrote it 6 months ago when I originally intended do. If you have read my post about still being alive, you will have noticed I had a very busy summer, and now? Now […]

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#68 Photograph a Paralympic Games (officially) – COMPLETE

You will notice that this item has changed from being the Olympics to the Paralympics – this item had been on my list way before I had joined the British Olympic Association to manage the Digital & Social Media strategy for Team GB at London 2012 and so, once I had joined, I thought it […]

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#99 Dinner at Dans Le Noir

Forget dinner by candlelight, why don’t we eat in total darkness? Dans Le Noir, which literally means “in the dark,” gives a whole new meaning to eating with your senses. “Diners at Dans Le Noir have little knowledge of the entrées, appetizers, desert, and wine choice of their meal, which is primarily inspired by French […]

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I am alive… and I have won social media gold!

You’d be forgiven for thinking I had fallen off the planet, as for the past few months I have been some what absent. That’s not without good reason I hasten to add, as some of you may know I have been busy working away on this global sports day which swept the nation this summer… […]

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#98 Attend a Future Cinema event: Bugsy Malone at Fat Sam’s Grand Slam Speak Easy

“We could have been anything that we wanted to be” I cheerfully sing as I book the tickets to Future Cinema’s production of Alan Parkers charming gangster classic. Bugsy Malone has always been a huge favourite of mine, as a child I would sit there with my sister in pure awe as I watch the […]

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