Wednesday, 31 August 2016

My Bucket List 2016 Update

This is SO overdue. Since starting this blog in 2011 I've probably done 3 versions of a bucket list, updating it, changing it and now I've changed it up completely by organizing in a whole new (a lot better) way.
Usually, I'd link previous posts that are similar but the bucket lists before this aren't really worth the read haha. I've kept many of the items that were one those, as well as the ones I've crossed off, then added a few more so each topic has 15 points.
The items that are underlined are ones I have completed already :) though those that have been completed yet state 'more' or 'again' I'd like to do more. Here is my Bucket List for Life as of 2016!

Go on a super long road trip.
Travel to all 7 continents via boat or train.
Go on a Skiing/Snowboarding holiday again.
See one of the Wonders of the World.
See animals in their natural habitat on a Safari.
Go on a proper camping trip.
Visit Disneyland Paris in each season.
Bathe in some kind of natural baths.
Climb one of the Worlds Top 10 mountains.
Have a 'Lost' style experience on a desert island. 
Climb a massive tree.
Travel on a boat to the US West Coast.
Walk through a waterfall.
Go Quad Biking somewhere beautiful.
Abseil/slackline/rockclimb somewhere super cool.

 Organize my own charity event. 
Re-home another dog.
Support fundraising friends more.
Do a considerable length sponsored walk.
Be on the organ donor register.
Make it to 10 consecutive Race for Life events.
Give any profits from an annual calendar of mine to a good cause.
Volunteer more.
Do something huge for someone deserving.
Help at an animal sanctuary/reserve.
Provide rest bite for Guide Dogs / Foster rescue dogs.
Raise over £1000 in one event.
Give a homeless person with a dog, a care package.
Sponsor an endangered animal again.
Collect all of my change/coppers for a year and donate it.

Photograph a famous set of caves
Travel 1st Class
See 'The Lion King' on the West End
Visit the set of a TV Show/Movie I love.
Ride a horse
Send a message in a bottle.
Walk over hot coals.
Meet a 'wild' animal up close (in the right circumstances)
Watch a movie at the cinema alone.
Get a reading from a physic medium.
Be an extra in a film.
Ride in a Hot Air Balloon.
Stay overnight in a haunted house.
Visit the Harry Potter attraction in London.

Be employed by the Walt Disney Company
Own a house in the country.
Raise and train a Border Collie.(or BC cross) 
Have more of my photography published/sell my work. 
Adopt a child & homeschool them.
Become semi self-sufficient. Solar/wind power, grow own food etc. 
Find out even more of my family tree. 
Save a life.
Read all the books I buy.
Learn some BSL and/or another language
Plant a tree in the grounds of my bought home.
Enter an image of mine into a competition.
Conquer my sugar addiction.
Photograph the dolphins that visit our town eventually.
Help someone else complete a bucket list item.


Out of those completed, you can see any corresponding blog posts or videos in the links below -
Organize a Charity Event

Woohoo! 60 things I'd like to achieve in my lifetime! Some I know I will do, some I'll have to really try for and a few aren't that likely to happen...but we must dare to dream, you never know what is possible.
If you have a bucket list I would LOVE to see it so link it below in the comments, or if we share any life goals let me know that too :) 


  1. Your list is so varied, I love it.
    I started thinking about mine this week actually and I have plans for much much more charity work, I feel like it's our responsibility as human beings to help others.
    Your list is brilliant and you've inspired me to put my own down on paper/screen.
    M x

    1. Thank you!
      Oh I would LOVE to see yours! Get to it and get it on the blog, I bet it's fantastic.
      I wish I could do more for charity...but most things take money to be able to raise money :( and I have none of that lol.
      Thanks so much. Can't wait to see yours!


  2. I love reading bucket lists! You've already accomplished so many of your charity ones! So awesome :)

    Renee | Life After Lux

    1. Me too, it so cool to see what others aspirations are. Thank you! Hopefully I'll do them all eventually, more than once.


  3. I love this! You've done quite a few already - that's great. I really need to work on my bucket list. I've been saying I want to do one for years now! x x

    1. Thank you! I think the majority of the adventure ones won't ever happen but gotta dream. You really should :)


  4. I love your bucket list, it's exciting to hear what you have planned for your life and adventures! | Amy x

  5. I think this is an awesome list and everything seems reachable! I'd love to do a cross country roadtrip here in the U.S.!

    1. Thank you! I'd hope most are minus the travel. I doubt I'll ever get outside of Europe again. A cross country road trip seems doable! I hope you succeed :)


  6. This is so inspiring! I love the post:)

  7. I always am in awe of people's bucket lists. Mine is usually one item long.
    "make it through the day" ;) haha

    1. Aw bless you lovely haha, you don't need one because you do so much awesome stuff anyway ;)


  8. This is a great list Danielle, and like Michelle said it's nice because it's so varied too! I really like the one about donating all of your loose change come the end of the year, that's a really good idea! Walking behind a waterfall is on my list as well - I did something slightly similar back when I was at school on our Longrigg trip which was done over at Sedbergh here in the Lake District (the trip that started it all!). We did a little bit of caving and walked behind a waterfall, but not through it, so it's still on my list as well, as well as of course, seeing animals on safari and adopting a dog or cat, would love to do those two as well. - Tasha

    1. Thank you! Yeah I thought it'd be quite cool. I rarely have loose change currently as I use my card for things instead of having cash on me but it'd be cool one day to try.
      Oh wow Tasha, that sounds it'd be freezing to walk through eh haha.


  9. LOVE this list Danielle. It's so very creative and inspiring and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. You gave me so many ideas and motivated me in many areas to dream bigger! :) Thank you! xx

    Lucy x |~ SweetIsAlwaysInStyle || Lifestyle Blog ~

    1. Aw thanks so much, that's so kind of you! I would love to see your list if you have one/do one!


  10. I think this is the best bucket list I've ever seen! I should make a proper lifetime bucket list and see what I need to do to make them all happen! You've crossed off quite a few things! Skydiving is deffo on mine! As is adopting dogs from rescue shelters, I just wanna adopt them all!!! For now though I gotta move out of mum and dad's so I can actually do that. Your adventure bucket list is the best, I think I'll just add all those to my own ;)

    Amber Love Blog

    1. Wow haha, thank you very much indeed!! It seems everyone is really enjoying this post!
      I'm glad I did the skydive as I raised money for an animal sanctuary with it, but I'd never do it again :P
      I guess we both still have plenty of time to get stuff done.

      If you do do one make sure to send me the link so I can have a peek and share it.


  11. I've never sat down to make myself a bucket list, I don't know why, I just can't decide everything I'd like to do I think. I love this list though, it's very unique and different to all the others. It's very you haha!

    I hope you get to achieve many of these in your lifetime!

    1. I bet yours would be amazing! Though you have already traveled to some amazing places.
      Thank you :) I hope so!


  12. Love your bucket list. Adopting a child is huge, I hope you can do it. xx

    1. Thank you! Yes, I know haha. I hope so. I won't be having my own kids so I hope to be able to adopt.


  13. Your bucket list is so varied! I really need to work on mine, alot of the stuff is never going to happen!I love that you want to foster rescue dogs, it's a goal of mine to foster kittens!xo

    1. Thank you! I feel the same about mine. The travel ones are all unlike due to money, having a dog and not being able to fly haha. I'ms sure you'll accomplish all you'd like to!


  14. What a brilliant list especially the being employed by Disney, have you ever read any of the cast member books out there? It sounds like hard work but fun work!

    I hope you manage to tick some more off your list!

    1. Thank you! I haven't and it probably won't ever happen but I'd love to work on a movie in some way..not at the parks haha. Thank you!



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