Tag: Bucket List

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Sleeping to Scotland

On Monday night, I took the Caledonian Sleeperย from London Euston to Scotland. It's one of two rail sleeper services left in the UK, the other going down to Penzance in Cornwall. I wasn't trying to win any speed records (it leaves at 11:50pm and arrives after 7am), but taking a sleeper was on my bucket ...

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Making bucket list progress

Several moths ago, I made a list of things I'd like to do before I'm 40. My very own 'bucket list'. Purely arbitrary, nothing to do with impending death. I need to emphasise that - every time I mention a bucket list, people think I'm about to share some very sad news about my health. ...

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Another bucket-list update

After writing my bizarre bucket-list of things I want to do before I turn 40, I didn't really come back with an update after this. So far, I'm not doing too badly. I've managed to make my way over to Iceland and had a really magnificent time. We fell in love with the place and ...

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A bucket list update

I've made some progress on the whole Bucket List thing. What? You've forgotten already? I made a list of all the things I'd like to do before I turn 40 in February 2016. A pretty random list, by all accounts. And - world naked bike ride aside - pretty tame. As for progress, trips to ...

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My very own bucket list

So I turn 40 in 2016. A shock to all of you who have never seen a (recent) photo of me. And, probably, a shock to those of you who have, and assumed I'd passed that landmark long ago. In typical striving fashion, I'm putting together a list of things I want to do before ...