The List

Primary Skills- a selection of skills that once mastered, should open innumerable doors for me. These are the backbone of success, and things that will massively enable me to fulfil future goals.

  • Speed Reading– With so much to read, reading at 650wmp will be a huge help (6/10)
  • Conversation Skills- To be able to hold an interesting conversation with anyone. (6/10)
  • Public Speaking- Confidently and eloquently address a large audience  (2/10)

Secondary Skills- These are skills I’ve wanted to master for a long time now. Each should make a pretty big contribution to my lifestyle, so are definitely worthwhile.

  • Fix the basics on my car (4/10)
  • Fix my own bike (8/10)
  • Read French fluently (2/10)
  • Speak French Fluently (2/10)
  • Learn to drive (10/10)
  • Get a motorbike licence
  • Learn to sail
  • Learn about photography (6/10)
  • Become a good cook (6/10)

Activities

  • Get a decent degree (10/10)
  • Publish an Essay (10/10)
  • Race a chariot (10/10)
  • Ride a horse (10/10)
  • Publish a book
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Hitch-hike to Morocco (10/10)
  • Do a bungee jump
  • Jump out of a plane
  • Do some community volunteer work
  • Take part in a car race
  • Have a ride in a sports car (10/10)
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Stay at the best hostel in the world (10/10)
  • Safari in Kenya
  • Go up the Eiffel Tower (10/10)
  • Camel Trekking in the Sahara (10/10)
  • Paint-balling (10/10)
  • Hot Air Balloon somewhere breathtaking
  • Write an article from an Atheist’s point of view, against Richard Dawkins
  • Learn how to rock climb (10/10)
  • Scottish Winter walking (10/10)
  • Settle down with a house and kids
  • Try Vegetarianism
  • Go on a long distance bike ride (5/10)
  • Go on a multi-day kayaking trip
  • Make up my own smoothie (6/10)
  • Protest about something
  • New Years Eve in London (10/10)
  • Try Meditating (5/10)
  • Learn some kind of dance

Ongoing

  • Learn about WW1 (2/10)
  • Learn about WW2 (4/10)
  • Learn about the Cold War (4/10)
  • Teach myself about British politics (4/10)
  • Learn About the Khmer Rouge (10/10)
  • Learn about the Vietnam War (10/10)
  • Know about the Israel Palestine conflict (4/10)
  • Keep fit (6/10)
  • Eat healthily (7/10)
  • Try a Boho lifestyle for a while (8/10)
  • Learn More about Classical Music & see if I can ‘get into it’. (1/10)
  • Know a bit about psychology (4/10)
  • Learn to play guitar (4/10)

Books

  • Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol (10/10)
  • The Great Gatsby (10/10)
  • The Wind in the Willows (3/10)
  • Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities
  • Oscar Wilde: Dorian Gray
  • Nick Hornby: High Fidelity (10/10)
  • Nietzsche: Thus Spoke Zarathustra
  • Nietzsche: Why I am so Wise (10/10)
  • Nietzsche: beyond Good and Evil (10/10)
  • Another Shakespeare Play
  • The Bible
  • Sun Tzu: The Art of War (10/10)
  • George Orwell: 1984 (10/10)
  • George Orwell: Animal Farm (10/10)
  • Richard Dawkins: The God Delusion
  • Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (10/10)
  • Rawles: A Theory of Justice
  • Seneca: On the Shortness of Life (10/10)
  • Hume’s Essays
  • Mill’s Essays
  • George Orwell: The Lion and the Unicorn (10/10)
  • The Fry Chronicles

Places

  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia (10/10)
  • Visit Bangkok (10/10)
  • Pyramids, Egypt
  • Colosseum, Rome
  • The Himalayas
  • The Swiss Alps (10/10)
  • New York, New York
  • Yellowstone, USA
  • Germany
  • Switzerland (10/10)
  • Slovenia (10/10)
  • Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam (10/10)
  • Mongolia
  • Bosnia (10/10)
  • Norway
  • Canada
  • Antarctica
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Japan
  • Dubrovnik (10/10)
  • River Soca (10/10)
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  1. August 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    I love your bucket list.

  1. July 13, 2010 at 8:25 am

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