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LIVE LIFE TO THE FULL

Paula believes in Living Life to the Full. She has done over 118 ‘things’ that she most wanted to do before she dies and she's nowhere near being dead!
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'My list helps me live life to the full, to feel alive and know that when I am drawing my last breath, it will be with no regrets.'

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THINGS I'VE DONE:
 
  1. Abseiling

  2. Acted as an extra in commercials & films

  3. Amazon

  4. Angkor Watt, Cambodia

  5. Antarctica / South Pole

  6. Arctic Circle

  7. Arrested in Cambodia

  8. Batik Course, Jogjakarta, Java

  9. Bermuda Triangle, Golden Triangle

  10. Bike Ride – London to Brighton x 8, fancy dress

  11. Bog Snorkelling

  12. Boogie Boarding

  13. Bought round of drinks for pub of strangers

  14. Bruges snow & ice festival

  15. Buckingham Palace Garden Party

  16. Bungee jump, The Pipeline, New Zealand

  17. Caribbean Cruise

  18. Caving

  19. Ceremony of the Keys, Tower of London

  20. China, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Terracotta army

  21. Chitwan National Park

  22. Circumnavigated Cape Horn

  23. Clay pigeon shooting

  24. Climbed top 95′ mast

  25. Climbed volcano, Mount Bromo, Java

  26. Coasteering

  27. Crewed for RNLI

  28. Cycled length of UK, Poland, Malta, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ireland, Hungary, Slovakia

  29. Daily Telegraph Correspondent

  30. Death slides, Flying Fox

  31. Desert – Gobi

  32. Dragon boat racing

  33. Dressed as Geisha in Japan & in Sari in India

  34. Eiffel Tower

  35. Florida Alligators & Hover boats

  36. Fly fishing

  37. Flying lesson

  38. Full Moon Party, Thailand

  39. Giant rugby game, the Haxey Hood

  40. Giants Causeway, Ireland

  41. Glacier trek

  42. Gondola ride from St Marks Square, Venice

  43. Gorge Scrambling & Waterfall climbing

  44. Got married (at last!)

  45. Grand Canyon in helicopter

  46. Grand Prix: UK x 5, Australia, Spain

  47. Great Barrier Reef

  48. Great White Shark cage diving

  49. Hadrian’s Wall, coast to coast

  50. Held snakes & tarantulas

  51. Helicopter flights x 3

  52. Himalayas

  53. Hiroshima & Nagasaki

  54. Hot air ballooning

  55. Husky dog sledding

  56. Ice fishing

  57. Inca Trail

  58. Jet Boating

  59. Karting

  60. Kathmandu

  61. Kayaked the Thames, source to sea, 150 miles

  62. Lapland

  63. Las Vegas

  64. Le Luge

  65. Macchu Picchu & Huana Picchu

  66. Maldives water bungalow

  67. Marathon, London

  68. Mongolia

  69. Mountaineering – Ben Nevis, Snowdon, Mont Blanc massif

  70. Northern lights & Southern lights

  71. Nuclear submarine

  72. Opera in Sydney & Prague

  73. Paddled 300 miles in dugout canoe – Srepok & Mekong rivers, Cambodia

  74. Paddled dugout canoe, Nicaragua

  75. Parapenting, tandem

  76. Poems published

  77. Pyramids & Sphinx

  78. Quad biking

  79. RedBull Soapbox race

  80. Rode horse, ostrich, elephant, camel, donkey

  81. Russia, Moscow, Red Square

  82. Sailed across the equator twice

  83. Sailed around the world, 35000 miles, the wrong way

  84. Sand tobogganing

  85. Scuba diving with bull sharks, rays, wreck dive & blue hole, Belize

  86. Skied full distance from coast to South Pole

  87. Skirmish Marshall

  88. Stayed in a Lighthouse

  89. Stayed in Riokan, traditional Japanese house

  90. Steam Train (Peru) & Bullet Train (Shikansen, Japan)

  91. Stroked tiger cubs & adult cheetahs

  92. Surfing

  93. Swam with dolphins

  94. Swam with seals

  95. Swam with sharks

  96. Taj Mahal

  97. Tandem sky dive

  98. TED talk

  99. Tekal, Guatemala

  100. Tomatina Tomato throwing festival

100. Tornado, 100′ away (waterspout)

101. Trans-Siberian railway, Moscow to Beijing

102. Trekking – Inca trail, Hill Tribes Thailand, Hill tribes Sapa

103. Walked across England, from Coast to Coast

104. Walked across Ireland, from Dublin to Galway

105. Walked on hot coals – the firewalk

106. Water skiing

107. West Papua tribes & trek

108. Whale watching

109. White water rafting x 3

110. White water surfing

111. Wimbledon

112. Windsurfing

113. Worked in hospice as volunteer

114. World Body Painting festival

115. Written book: Live Life to the Full

116. Written & published four books

117. Xmas in Lapland

118. Zorbing

THINGS I WANT TO DO:
 
  1. Alaska

  2. Bagan, Myanmar

  3. Black water rafting

  4. Bob sleigh / Skeleton bob

  5. Canada Canoeing

  6. Mongol Rally

  7. Caving / Canyoning

  8. Colour festival, India

  9. Covent Garden opera

  10. Cuba

  11. Cycle length of Italy

  12. Dead sea

  13. Dessert trek, Dessert camp

  14. Easter Island

  15. Egremont crab fair with gurning

  16. Ethiopia trek

  17. Flashmob

  18. Galapagos

  19. Gliding

  20. Glastonbury festival

  21. Gordon Bennett Cup hot air balloon race

  22. Grand Prix: Monaco, Spa

  23. Grizzly bears, Alaska

  24. Hawaii, volcano national park

  25. Hawk walk

  26. Historic battle re-enactment

  27. Ice Hotel, Sweden

  28. Learn to whistle properly

  29. Live to 100

  30. Lost City, Columbia

  31. Lowland Games, Wales

  32. Maldon mud race

  33. Motorbike test

  34. Ngawala Cup, Zanzibar

  35. North Pole

  36. Paddle more than 2010 miles – Amazon or Mekong to break record or Paddle Top 10 rivers

  37. Pakistan

  38. Ride a horse in the sea

  39. Ride a manta ray, Caymans

  40. Sardine Run, S Africa

  41. Scuba dive with Narwhals

  42. Raise £100,000

  43. Storm chasing

  44. Streak!

  45. Swim with Whale Shark

  46. Swim the Arctic circle

  47. Talisker Atlantic row

  48. Three Peaks

  49. Tibet – Mount Kailash

  50. Tough Mudder

  51. Trek the Peak of the Balkans

  52. TV show

  53. Up Helly Aa

  54. Watch an erupting volcano

  55. Wing walking

  56. Worm charming contest