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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

  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. Grand Canyon in helicopter

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

  46. Great Barrier Reef

  47. Great White Shark cage diving

  48. Hadrian’s Wall, coast to coast

  49. Held snakes & tarantulas

  50. Helicopter flights x 3

  51. Himalayas

  52. Hiroshima & Nagasaki

  53. Hot air ballooning

  54. Husky dog sledding

  55. Ice fishing

  56. Inca Trail

  57. Jet Boating

  58. Karting

  59. Kathmandu

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

  61. Lapland

  62. Las Vegas

  63. Le Luge

  64. Macchu Picchu & Huana Picchu

  65. Maldives water bungalow

  66. Marathon, London

  67. Mongolia

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

  69. Northern lights & Southern lights

  70. Nuclear submarine

  71. Opera in Sydney & Prague

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

  73. Paddled dugout canoe, Nicaragua

  74. Parapenting, tandem

  75. Poems published

  76. Pyramids & Sphinx

  77. Quad biking

  78. RedBull Soapbox race

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

  80. Russia, Moscow, Red Square

  81. Sailed across the equator twice

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

  83. Sand tobogganing

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

  85. Skied full distance from coast to South Pole

  86. Skirmish Marshall

  87. Stayed in a Lighthouse

  88. Stayed in Riokan, traditional Japanese house

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

  90. Stroked tiger cubs & adult cheetahs

  91. Surfing

  92. Swam with dolphins

  93. Swam with seals

  94. Swam with sharks

  95. Taj Mahal

  96. Tandem sky dive

  97. TED talk

  98. Tekal, Guatemala

  99. 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. Burning Man, USA

  6. Canada Canoeing

  7. Cannonball Run / Gumball Rally

  8. Caving / Canyoning

  9. Colour festival, India

  10. Covent Garden opera

  11. Cuba

  12. Cycle length of Italy

  13. Dead sea

  14. Dessert trek

  15. Easter Island

  16. Egremont crab fair with gurning

  17. Ethiopia trek

  18. Flashmob

  19. Galapagos

  20. Gliding

  21. Glastonbury festival

  22. Gordon Bennett Cup hot air balloon race

  23. Grand Prix: Monaco, Spa

  24. Grizzly bears, Alaska

  25. Hawaii, volcano national park

  26. Hawk walk

  27. Historic battle re-enactment

  28. Ice Hotel, Sweden

  29. Learn to whistle properly

  30. Live to 100

  31. Lost City, Columbia

  32. Lowland Games, Wales

  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. Set up a charity & raise £100,000

  43. Storm chasing

  44. Streak

  45. Swim with Whale Shark

  46. Talisker Atlantic row

  47. Three Peaks

  48. Tibet – Mount Kailash

  49. Tony Robbins – Date with Destiny

  50. TV show

  51. Up Helly Aa

  52. Watch an erupting volcano

  53. Wing walking

  54. Worm charming contest