1. Learn Spanish

2. Dive my very own, sub-aqua Big Five:

3. Celebrate Christmas in a foreign country (preferably on a beach) Costa Rica, Christmas Day 2015

4. Run 10k (in under an hour) January 2015, best time 53:12, so I’ll replace this with… 

4.1. Run a half marathon. In under a day.

5. Celebrate Thanksgiving with actual Americans who can explain the full meaning of this holiday, and yams, to a clueless Brit like myself. Completed in Costa Rica, November 26th 2015 with two lovely North Carolinians

6. Learn how to blow an underwater “toroidal bubble” (or bubble ring to you and me)

7. Learn how to say ‘hello’, ‘thank you’ and ‘goodbye’ in 50 languages

8. Write a novel

9. Actively contribute to (at least) one conservation project

10. Skydive

11. Become a Master Scuba Diver Trainer

11. See the Northern Lights

12. Dive the Cenotes in Mexico

13. Get an article published / write for a magazine/blog

Completed! You can read my published articles here:

14. Meet an orangutan

15. Dive with a rebreather