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, 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 x 2
  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
  101. Tornado, 100′ away (waterspout)
  102. Trans-Siberian railway, Moscow to Beijing
  103. Trekking – Inca trail, Hill Tribes Thailand, Hill tribes Sapa
  104. Walked across England, from Coast to Coast
  105. Walked across Ireland, from Dublin to Galway
  106. Walked on hot coals – the firewalk
  107. Water skiing
  108. West Papua tribes & trek
  109. Whale watching
  110. White water rafting x 3
  111. White water surfing
  112. Wimbledon
  113. Windsurfing
  114. Worked in hospice as volunteer
  115. World Body Painting festival
  116. Written book: Live Life to the Full
  117. Written & published four books
  118. Xmas in Lapland
  119. Zorbing
THINGS I WANT TO DO:
  1. Alaska

  2. Bagan, Myanmar

  3. Black water rafting

  4. Bob sleigh / Skeleton bob

  5. Bohemian Switzerland National park (Kamenice River)

  6. Canada Canoeing

  7. Colour festival, India

  8. Covent Garden opera

  9. Cuba

  10. Cycle length of Italy

  11. Cycle 50 countries

  12. Dead sea

  13. Dessert trek, Dessert camp

  14. Easter Island

  15. Egremont crab fair with gurning

  16. Ethiopia trek

  17. Galapagos

  18. Get Adventure Psychology recognised as academic discipline

  19. Gliding

  20. Glastonbury festival

  21. Gordon Bennett Cup hot air balloon race

  22. Grand Prix: Monaco, Spa

  23. Grizzly bears, Alaska

  24. Hair freezing championship, Yukon, Canada

  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. Maldon mud race

  34. Mongol Rally

  35. Ngawala Cup, Zanzibar

  36. North Pole

  37. Pakistan

  38. Pennine Way

  39. Publish book on Adventure Psychology

  40. Puzzle Wood, Forest of Dean

  41. Sardine Run, S Africa

  42. Scuba dive with Narwhals

  43. Skober Island, puffins

  44. Raise £100,000

  45. Storm chasing

  46. Swim with Whale Shark

  47. Tibet – Mount Kailash

  48. Thames Path

  49. Tough Mudder

  50. Trek the Peak of the Balkans

  51. Up Helly Aa

  52. Watch a rocket take off

  53. Wing walking

  54. Worm charming contest

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