101 Things to do in 2017 (and beyond)



1

Visit Healesville

 Sort of done - 287 May 2017

2

Read a “classic” book

 

3

Take another FB’s day off!

 

4

Go to the theatre at least 3 times
1. Book of Mormon – 7 Feb 2017 (post)  
2. How to be a Middle Aged Women  - 30 March 2017
3. 1984 - 1 June 2017 (post)

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6

Have a burger at the Grand Trailer Park Taverna 

Done - 14 February 2017 (post)

7

Have brunch at Sky High Mt Dandenong

Done - 23 April 2017 

8

Visit the Rhododendron Forrest in Olinda

 

9

Go to a concert


Done  - Adele 19 March 2017

10

Scones and tea at the Hopetoun Tearooms

 

11

Continue the  A-Z of different cuisine and eat somewhere new

Ongoing

12

Do the Fed Square guided tour Mon – Sat @ 11am (free)

 

13

Do a night tour of the Old Melbourne Gaol

 

14

Do up a 2015 photobook

 

15

Make a terrarium

 

16

Do the free tour of the Old Treasury Building 

 

17

Do the free tour of the State Library

 

18

Get another tattoo

 Done - 8 April 2017 (Lucas)

19

Visit Heide Museum of Modern Art and Gardens (Bulleen)

 

20

Have a pizza at Queen Margherita - Hampton 

Done - 12 April 2017

21

Make love in an unusual place

 

22

Catch the Punt across to Herring Island

 

23

Ceramic Lucas and Lola paw prints

Done – 14 January 2017

24

Have a burger at the Burger Project 

 

25

Go to IMAX in Melbourne

 

26

Do the Edge experience at Eureka Skydeck  

 

27

Use my charity day

 

28

Go skinny dipping

 

29

Do the “Castlefield Walk” through Hampton

 

30

Visit the Victoria Police Museum in Docklands

Done – 24 January 2017 (review)

31

Finish off the 4 Bayside Coastal Trails – 17km in total

Part done

32

Visit Steavenson Falls (Marysville)

 Done - 27 May 2017 

33

Do the Kamesburgh Walk and visit Kamesburgh Mansion (Brighton)

 

34

Visit St Kilda Botanical Gardens

 

35

Visit Billilla Mansion and Gardens (Brighton)

 

36

Do the 1000 steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk (Dandenongs)

 

37

Do the Hamer Arboretum Circuit Walk (Dandenongs – Dogs OK)

 

38

Walk along the dog friendly Mathias Track - Dandenongs

 

39

Do day trips to “new” places.  Including a day out in….

1. Abbotsford - 4 March 2017
2. Portarlington - 15 April 2017
3. Queenscliff - 15 April 2017
4. Richmond - 22 April 2017
 

40

Tramcar restaurant

 

41

Visit Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden in Marysville

Done - 27 May 2017

42

Try teeth whitening

Done - 13 May 2017

43

Do a cooking class - Luv-a-Duck (finger food)

Done - 1 March 2017

44

Try a Burger at Burger Love in St Kilda

Done – 18 January 2017

45

Eat a hamburger at Tuck Shop – 273 Hawthorn Road

 

46

Have a picnic at Hanging Rock and visit Mulberry Hill House

 

47

Night out at Kanela for old times’ sake

 

48


Done - 25 February 2017

49

Attend a Laneway Learning class

Done – KonMari - 6 Feb (post) 

50

Spend 3 weekends “away” somewhere
1. Ballarat 24 - 37 Feb (post)
2. Fyansford 14 -17 April (post)
3. Merimbula 4 - 11 May  (post)
4. Marysville 26 - 28 May  (post)

 

51

Start learning French again

 

52

Do up a Lucas and Lola photobook

 

53

Do up 2016 photobook

 

54

Do a TESOL/TEFL course

 

55

See a movie at the Brighton Dendy Cinema

 

56

Do up a Will

 

57

Go to the circus!


Done - Kooza (Cirque du Soleil) - 23 Feb 2017 (post)

58

Cut substantially back on sugar, start with a month sugar free

Febfast - Completed 

59

Get down to 60kg

 

60

Do a lap on the City Circle Tram

 

61

Visit William Ricketts Sanctuary in the Dandenong’s

 

62

Go to Witches in Britches

Done 10 March 2017

63

Go 6 months without buying “anything” unnecessary

January, February, March, April

64

Have less stuff at the end of the year

Started 1 January 2017

65

Do a tour of the Queen Vic Market

 

66

Eat a Skipping Girl Burger

Done - 13 March 2017

67

Try stand-up paddle boarding

Done – 21 January 17 Sandy HQ

68

Start and complete a “one great thing a week” jar

Started 1 January 2017

69

Have a mama’s burger at Mama’s Kitchen in Black Rock

 

70

Complete “A year to clear what is holding you back’

Started 2 January 2017

71

Try a burger at Meet Patty in Mentone

 

72

Cook through a cookbook - Vegetarian

 

73

Visit Brighton Baths

 

74

Check out Benny’s Burgers when they open

 

75

Complete 1 other Daily Om course (Badass of Habits)  

Done - 29 January 2017

76


Started

77


Done – 11 January 2017

78

Visit the Shot Tower Museum

 

79

Learn something new

1. WordPress Website & Blog Builder Course - Jan 2017
2. See think click - photo tips - Feb 2017  

80

Try a burger at Betty Burgers

Done – 16 January 2017

81

 Have a Bamboo Bean Burger - East Malvern

 
 

82

Have a burger at Leonards House of Love

Done – 29 January 2017

83

Fish & Chips at Cerberus Beach House -  Black Rock

Done – 27 January 2017

84

See a game at AAMI stadium (Melb Victory v Perth Glory)

Done - 11 March 2017 

85

Go to “White Night” in Melbourne

 Done - 18 Feb 2017 (post)

86

Start writing for Weekend Notes JuliaA

 Done - 7 March 2017

87

Successfully complete Febfast – giving up sugar!

Done - 28 February 2017

88

 Set up and use a website/blog – Midlifewanderlust

 Done – 28 January 2017

89

 Buy a caravan!

 

90

 Revisit Sovereign Hill

 Done - 25 February 2017

91

 Visit Ballarat and do the historic walk around town

 Done - 25 and 26 February

92

 Walk around Lake Wendouree (Ballarat)

 Fail Drove around!

93

 Visit Labassa house in North Caulfield

 

94

 Get a job I love

 

95

 Eat an ice-cream at Messina in Richmond or Fitzroy

 Done - 22 April 2017 (Richmond)

96

 Eat at “The Bank” on Collins

 Done - 16 March (brunch)

97


 Done - 26 February 2017

98

Visit Moon Dog Brewery

 Done - 4 March 2017

99 


Do a tour of the Manchester Unity Building



100

 Visit the ANZ banking museum

 Done - 16 June 2017 (post)

101

Start the 2018 list!
 

2 comments:

  1. Hey Old Girl. For your classic book to read I highly recommend my favourite, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Murf

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    1. OK, thanks for the suggestion. I have just started Great Expectations - it will be my classic for the year! Fingers crossed I can get past page 71 which is how far I got with Wuthering Heights

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