Maybe it was a mid-life crisis, but one day I realised "I'm getting older". I'm growing up at a faster rate than I'd like and there is still so much I want to do. So I made this list to motivate myself to get out there and do things before I'm too old to manage.

So far, I have done 20 out of the 111 things I want to do before I die.

 
Adventure
1. Climb a mountain Done!
2. Do the 3 peaks challenge
3. Go scuba diving
4. Bungee Jump Done! Evidence!!
5. Skydive Done! Evidence!!
6. Jump out of a hot air ballon
7. Do a high altitude skydive
8. BASE jump
9. Go skiing or snowboarding
10. Go wing walking
11. Go caving
12. Road trip: Lands End to John O'Groats
13. Throw a dart at a map and go wherever it lands.
14. Go into space
15. Learn archery
16. Ride a mechanical bull Done!
17. Go firewalking
18. Ride on some of the largest/fastest rollercoasters in the world
19. Climb a glacier Done! Evidence!!
 
Creative
1. Send a message in a bottle
2. Write a book
3. Renovate or build a house
4. Build my own computer from the component pieces Done! Evidence!!
5. Invent something
6. Make a proper cinema room in my house
7. Make a big proper snowman
 
Experience
1. Ride in a hot air balloon
2. Do something that absolutely terrifies me
3. Fly first class
4. Sleep under the stars
5. Experience weightlessness
6. Play with a baby tiger/lion
7. Ride an elephant Done! Evidence!!
8. Ride a camel
9. Be in a flash mob
10. Watch an American Football match in America
11. Watch a baseball match in America
12. Watch a basketball game in America
13. Go dolphin watching Done! Evidence!!
14. Go on a cruise Done! Evidence!!
15. Meet an A (maybe B) list celebrity
16. Ride in a limo Done! Evidence!!
17. Sleep on a beach
18. Be an extra in a film
19. Watch a rocket launch, live.
20. Be involved in a record breaking event.
21. Watch the 50 greatest films of all time, according to the IMDB (18 to go based on current rankings)
22. Watch a sunset, and stay up to watch the next sunrise
23. Go to an open air opera Done! Evidence!!
24. Read War and Peace (or at least watch the film)
25. Watch all the Star Wars films in one day Done! Evidence!!
26. Cook on an open campfire
27. Travel on the Orient Express
28. Travel on the "Vodka Train"
29. Watch at least 5 of the Worst Movies Of All Time according to the IMDB.
 
Health & Fitness
1. Run a marathon
2. Take part in a Survival of the Fittest type race
3. Cycle the equivalent of John O'Groats to Land's End in 2 months (about 15km/day)
4. Be able to do over 60 proper push ups without stopping
5. Own my own fitness equipment
 
Learning
1. Learn to swim properly
2. Solve a Rubik's cube
3. Become a martial art black belt Done!
4. Learn to say "hello", "please" and "thank you" in 20 languages
5. Brew my own beer
6. Make my own wine
7. Take a cooking course
 
Life
1. Have a career I love!
2. Make a difference in the lives of others
3. Get featured in the media for something I've done Done!
4. Have children Done! Evidence!!
5. Own a pool table
6. Grow and take care of a bonsai tree
7. Get married Done! Evidence!!
8. Try to get a "Before I Die" public board like in the background put up somewhere in Cardiff.
 
Places
1. Visit the top and bottom of the Grand Canyon
2. Visit all 7 wonders of the ancient world that still exist
3. Visit at least 1/2 of the US states
4. Visit all the US states (Alaska too!)
5. Walk the Inca trail
6. Walk on Great Wall of China
7. See the Northern Lights
8. Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower
9. Go anywhere in South America
10. Visit all 7 continents
11. Climb the statue of liberty
12. Go to a Norwegian Fjord
13. Gamble in Monte Carlo Done! Evidence!!
14. Go the Edinburgh street party for Hogmanay Done! Evidence!!
15. Go to a big street party like Mardi Gras in New Orleans or Carnival in Rio
16. Drink beer at Oktoberfest
17. Visit Niagra or Victoria falls
18. Do something super-geeky in Japan
19. Visit at least 50 different countries in the world
20. Have a special brownie in Amsterdam
21. Take an inanimate object travelling around the world and make its photo album
22. Eat a slice of pizza in New York
23. Eat a nice chocolate in Belgium
24. Walk up an down the world's steepest street Done! Evidence!!
25. Get my picture taken next to the Fucking, Austria town sign
26. Have my picture taken holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa
27. Gamble in Las Vegas
28. Eat fried chicken in Kentucky
29. Go to over half (25) of the countries in Europe
30. Go to all of the countries in Europe
31. Straddle the International Date Line
32. See the Pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt
 
Other
1. Shave my head
2. Plant a tree
3. Get a tattoo
4. Get pierced Done!
 
 
I'll probably add to the list as and when I think of, or find, other notable things to include. I hope to keep experiencing and doing amazing things that make life worth living, right until I die.

I hope anyone who even looks at this page is able to do the same.