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!

'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.'

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, Bulgaria, Turkey, Slovakia, Iceland
  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. Publish book on Adventure Psychology
  78. Pyramids & Sphinx
  79. Quad biking
  80. RedBull Soapbox race x 2
  81. Rode horse, ostrich, elephant, camel, donkey
  82. Russia, Moscow, Red Square
  83. Sailed across the equator twice
  84. Sailed around the world, 35000 miles, the wrong way
  85. Sand tobogganing
  86. Scuba diving with bull sharks, rays, wreck dive & blue hole, Belize
  87. Skied full distance from coast to South Pole
  88. Skirmish Marshall
  89. Stayed in a Lighthouse
  90. Stayed in Riokan, traditional Japanese house
  91. Steam Train (Peru) & Bullet Train (Shikansen, Japan)
  92. Stroked tiger cubs & adult cheetahs
  93. Surfing
  94. Swam with dolphins
  95. Swam with seals
  96. Swam with sharks
  97. Taj Mahal
  98. Tandem sky dive
  99. TED talk
  100. Tekal, Guatemala
  101. Tomatina Tomato throwing festival
  102. Tornado, 100′ away (waterspout)
  103. Trans-Siberian railway, Moscow to Beijing
  104. Trekking – Inca trail, Hill Tribes Thailand, Hill tribes Sapa
  105. Walked across England, from Coast to Coast
  106. Walked across Ireland, from Dublin to Galway
  107. Walked on hot coals – the firewalk
  108. Water skiing
  109. West Papua tribes & trek
  110. Whale watching
  111. White water rafting x 3
  112. White water surfing
  113. Wild swimming, wild camping
  114. Wimbledon
  115. Windsurfing
  116. Worked in hospice as volunteer
  117. World Body Painting festival
  118. Written book: Live Life to the Full
  119. Written & published four books
  120. Xmas in Lapland
  121. Zorbing
THINGS I WANT TO DO:
  1. Alaska & grizzly bears

  2. Bagan, Myanmar

  3. Bhutan trail & Eagles Nest monastery
  4. Black water rafting

  5. Bob sleigh / Skeleton bob

  6. Bohemian Switzerland National park (Kamenice River)

  7. Canada Canoeing

  8. Colour festival, India

  9. Covent Garden opera

  10. Cuba

  11. Cycle length of Italy

  12. Cycle 50 countries

  13. Dead sea

  14. Dessert trek, Dessert camp

  15. Easter Island

  16. Egremont crab fair with gurning

  17. Ethiopia trek

  18. Galapagos

  19. Gliding
  20. Gordon Bennett Cup hot air balloon race
  21. Grand Prix: Monaco, Spa

  22. Hair freezing championship, Yukon, Canada
  23. Hawaii, volcano national park

  24. Hawk walk

  25. Historic battle re-enactment

  26. Ice Hotel
  27. Ice climbing
  28. Kokoda trail, Papua new Guinea
  29. Learn to whistle properly
  30. Live to 100

  31. Lost City, Columbia

  32. Maldon mud race or Mud Olympics Germany
  33. Mongol Rally

  34. Ngawala Cup, Zanzibar
  35. North Pole

  36. Orangutans Sabah, Sarawak, Sepilok
  37. Pakistan

  38. Pennine Way

  39. Patagonia trekking
  40. Raise £100,000 for charities
  41. Rennsteig trek, Germany
  42. Silk Road, Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara
  43. Snorkel with the Sardine Run, S Africa
  44. Scuba dive with Narwhals

  45. Skober Island, puffins

  46. Sleep in Natural History museum
  47. Storm chasing

  48. Swim with Whale Shark

  49. Tibet – Mount Kailash

  50. Thames Path

  51. Tough Mudder

  52. Trek the Peak of the Balkans

  53. Up Helly Aa

  54. Watch a rocket take off

  55. Wing walking
  56. Worm charming contest

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