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101 in 1001

I was casually surfing the internet, as you do, when I became inspired by the 101 in 1001. It is a list of 101 things that you’d like to accomplish in 1001 days or less. So basically, it’s a bucket list with a deadline.

I used my calculator to work out how long 1001 days actually is: 1001 / 365 = 2.742465753424658. Therefore, after my superb calculation skills, I found out that 1001 days is equivalent to 2.75 years. So by the time my 101 in 1001 list expires, I’ll be 18 years old. Crazy how time flies.

I’ve been drafting this post since the 27th September and I’ve realised that I’m really struggling to find things I want to achieve before I’m 18 and a half. Let alone, half the things I’d like to achieve, I can’t even attempt to do in 1001 days like attend university. I CAN’T BELIEVE I’VE ACTUALLY MANAGED TO COME UP WITH 101 THINGS!

Start Date: 3rd October 2014

End Date: 30th June 2017

BLOG GOALS

  • Make at least 101 blog posts
  • Get 101 followers 
  • Get 1001 blog hits
  • Write 10 book reviews on catherinesblogs
  • Write 10 film reviews on catherinesblogs
  • Write 10 advice posts on catherinesblogs
  • Write 10 Top 10 posts on catherinesblogs
  • Update once a month on my progress of 101 in 1001
  • Blog every day for one month
  • Complete a list of 101 things that make me happy
  • Complete a 100 facts about me blog post 
    (This was hard enough, let alone 100 facts. I’m so boring).
  • V-log

MONEY

  • Put £5 in a box for each completed task
  • Save £1001
  • Donate £1 for each uncompleted task to a chosen charity
  • Set up savings account
  • Save money by not buying clothes/shoes for one month
  • Keep my job throughout the 1001 days

READING AND WRITING

  • Read 50 books
  • Write 1001 words of a novel
  • Write in a diary every day for one month
  • Read a book in a day
  • Make a scrapbook on my visit to Disneyland in January
  • Fill up a notebook with short stories
  • Get a library membership
  • Learn to get over books with cracked spines

FOR GREG

  • Create something special for Greg’s grave
  • Win next year’s Charity Tennis Tournament for Greg

TV AND FILM

  • Watch 50 Disney films
    (again)
  • Watch Series 1-10 of FRIENDS
    (in order without skipping to my favourite episodes)
  • Watch Doctor Who revival Series 1-8 in order
    (just because I need something on this I can tick off)
  • Find another TV series to obsess over
  • Go the cinema on my own
  • See something at the cinema I wouldn’t usually see (Jurassic World)
  • Watch 100 films

FOOD AND DRINK

  • Bake a cake
  • Cook a meal on my own from scratch
    (without giving myself or anyone else food poisoning)
  • Make and drink 50 cups of tea
    (because I’m ALWAYS forgetting to drink my cup of tea whilst it’s warm)
  • Have a steak cooked under medium-well
  • Try sushi
  • Make a cocktail
  • Have a picnic under a nice tree

THINGS TO DO WHEN I’M 18

  • Go Bingo
  • Pour a cask ale
  • Do not get a tattoo because my Mum will not like it and I will regret it.
    (The original post was ‘get a tattoo’ but my mum didn’t like the idea of it and changed it, haha).

HEALTH AND FITNESS

  • Go indoor skydiving
  • Become physically and mentally healthier
  • Become able to run 5k
  • Complete the Race for Life
  • Go to the gym three times a week for one month
  • No chocolate/sweets/biscuits for one month
  • Have a spa day
  • Go segwaying
  • Go on a zipline
  • Have a cave man session at the gym (15.10.14)
  • Ride a bicycle

PLACES

  • Go to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour 
    (again!)
  • Go to Thorpe Park theme park
  • Go to Spain with my sister
  • Go to a Water Park
  • See Les Misérables again in the West End
  • Go camping
  • Weekend in London
  • Weekend in Paris
  • Weekend in Dublin
  • Go the theatre to watch something which isn’t Les Misérables
  • Move house (placed an offer- 13/10/14)
  • Go to a live music event
  • Go to a convention with Doctor Who and Sherlock actors/actresses

PEOPLE

  • GET A BOYFRIEND
  • Make a new friend
  • Go on holiday with my best friend
  • Meet a famous person (Celinde Schoenmaker and Carrie Hope Fletcher)

EDUCATION

  • Learn to drive
  • Get at least 5 A’s at GCSE
  • Pass my French GCSE 
    (at any grade because i’m THAT hopeless)
  • Do my homework on the day it has been set for a whole month
  • Stop procrastinating

MUSIC

  • Learn to fingerpick on my banjo/guitar
  • Learn another song on my banjo which isn’t The Beatles
  • Learn to play the piano
  • Properly learn how to play ‘River Flows in You’ by Yirumi on guitar and piano
  • Properly learn how to play ‘Claire De Lune’ by Debussy on guitar and piano
  • Buy myself a ukulele
  • Learn to play the ukulele

ME

  • Get my nose pierced
  • Get my eyebrows done (18/10/14)
  • Dye my hair brown
  • Become organised
  • Become interesting
  • Find something that will ALWAYS cheer me up

FOR FUN

  • Use my Costa Clubcard
  • Buy a colouring book
  • Buy myself a camera
  • Draw something uber cool with sharpie pens
  • Set off Chinese Lanterns

THINGS THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN

  • Travel in the TARDIS
  • Become a Disney Princess
  • Go shopping with Leighton Meester
  • Meet Blake Lively
  • Solve a case with Sherlock

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