Tuesday 20 April 2010

My 99

I have seen these 99 on several blogs now and thought I would join in as I love doing these fun things and it is easy and I have been a bad blogger recently and need to catch up!!

The things in bold are the ones I have completed

1. Started your own blog (here it is!)
2. Slept under the stars (whilst on a beach!)
3. Played in a band (I was in a school band and a singing group!)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (not sure I have ever really done that)
7. Been to Disneyland (bit of a Disney fan)8. Climbed a mountain (only a small one!)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (remember I was in a singing group!)
11. Bungee jumped (no thanks...ever...)
12. Visited Paris (several times but would like to go with the kids)
13. Watched a lightning storm (tropical ones are the best!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (scrapbooking!)
15. Adopted a child (no, but would not rule it out )
16. Had food poisoning (yuk a few times always fish)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (well seen it but not allowed to go to the top when I was there)
18. Grown your own vegetables (loved my veg garden in London!)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (whilst travelling in India)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked (not recommended I fear!)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (might do this again I suspect!)
24. Built a snow fort (well the children did?!)
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping (Indonesia whilst young, single and skinny and tanned!!!)
27. Run a Marathon (would love to do this but so unfit!)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (maybe one day before it sinks)
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (think I did the equivalent in rounders?)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (well I think I am satisfied (would be if A had a job!) but human nature is we always want more)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person (with my friend Clare on our Italy trip)
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (with Clare again)
41. Sung karaoke (love Karaoke not done it for ages mmmm.....)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa (Zimbabwe, Zambia and recently Egypt)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance (with a patient not for me)
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (don't do heights!)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started your own business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching (in Scotland, Cape Cod and New Zealand fab experience)
63. Got flowers for no reason (if I buy them myself LOL!)
64. Donated blood (they never want it!!)
65. Gone sky diving (never gonna happen!)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (accidentally!)
68. Flown in a helicopter (over Vic falls in Zim did not really enjoy it...it's the height thing)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (my bear)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (not keen)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (NYC my 40th bday treat)
74. Toured the Everglades (love the Everglades, real Florida)
75. Been fired from a job (not yet!!!)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (prob never will)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve (must have done in my youth)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (no thanks.)
88. Had chickenpox (twice)
89. Saved someone’s life (well, I am a nurse!)
90. Sat on a jury (but not on any exciting cases)
91. Met someone famous (loved meeting Kenneth Williams (RIP) and several others too)
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo (never say never!)
94. Had a baby (twice)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit (when our move fell through)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

So I have completed just over half... interesting. I would love to see what you have done please let me know in the comments if you complete the 99 list so I can have a nosey on your blog and see what you have been up to!!! Thanks xxx


  1. I'm loving seeing these on everyone's blogs, really interesting :-)

  2. Loved reading these, you did well to fill in over 1/2 of them!
    En xx