24 for 24

Here’s where I’ll be keeping track of my progress (or lack thereof) with my list of 24 things to do at the age of 24. If you want a bit of background, find it here. If I write any blog posts about completing any of them, they’ll be linked below.

Currently:
14/24 complete
5/24 in progress

Key:
Regular text: Not yet started
Italics: In progress
Bold: Complete

1) Move

2) Get a tattoo
- Outlines complete! 3 hours [12/09/2015]
- 2 more hours [02/10/2015]
- 2 hours again.. [13/10/2015]
- 3 hours later – half sleeve complete! [03/11/2015]
- 2 hours – upper arm started [04/11/2015]
- 2 hours [04/12/2015]
- 2 hours [17/12/2015]
- 2 hours [13/01/2016]
- 2 hours [13/02/2016]
- Oops… got another sneaky tattoo but sleeve still in progress! [25/02/2016]
- Another 2 hours on the sleeve [12/03/2016]
- Tattoo number three, this time on my calf [16/04/2016]
- And a further 2 hours on the sleeve… [07/05/2016]
- Aaand there goes tattoo number four [08/07/2016]

3) Go on holiday
- California road trip! [07/04/2016 - 22/04/2016]

4) Stay out all night
- Near enough anyhow! [08/12/2015]

5) Get back to my goal weight

6) See at least 3 live gigs [3/3]
- Fall Out Boy @ Wembley Arena [12/10/2015]
- Panic! At The Disco @ O2 Academy Brixton [12/01/2016]
- Twenty One Pilots @ O2 Academy Brixton [24/02/2016]

7) See live standup comedy

8) Be in a TV show audience
- Russell Howard’s Good News [03/11/2015]

9) Write a letter to myself to open on my 34th birthday
- Start with an easy one! [19/07/2015]

10) Go on 3 UK breaks [2/3]
- Norwich [27/05/2016 - 30/05/2016]
- Brighton [08/07/2016 - 09/07/2016]

11) Visit my cousin Kirsty & John
- [27/05/2016 - 30/05/2016]

12) Photograph a sunrise
- Not exactly photographer-of-the-year material, but it counts! [21/01/2016]

13) Master light trail photography

14) See live magic
- Darcy Oake @ Hammersmith Apollo [01/10/2015]

15) Get up to 100 daily squats, crunches, lunges and a 60 second plank
- Completed a 30 day squat challenge [08/09/2015]

16) Get confident in red lipstick
- Completed [03/09/2015]

17) Give blood and register as an organ donor
- Registered as a blood donor [04/08/2015]
- Registered as an organ donor [12/08/2015]

18) Learn to food budget/meal plan
- Completed [21/12/2015]

19) Have a picnic

20) Take a trip with my sister Rachel
- Brighton [08/07/2016 - 09/07/2016]

21) Write something fictional

22) 24 random acts of kindness [24/24]
- Bought an ice cream for a homeless man on a hot day [15/08/2015]
- Transatlantically bought Scarphelia pizza and beer [22/08/2015]
- Helped someone moving into my building to get a sofa into their flat [29/08/2015]
- Gave some change to a woman who was 50p short for her lunch [01/09/2015]
- Got lunch for, and sat with, a homeless man and his dog [02/09/2015]
- Helped a woman on crutches carry a suitcase up and down stairs at the station [07/09/2015]
- Gilded a stranger on Reddit [15/09/2015]
- Gave a tissue and a smile to an upset woman on the train [17/09/2015]
- Helped a mother carry her child’s pushchair up and down stairs on the tube [05/10/2015]
- Caught up to a guy who left his iPad case on the train to give it back [09/10/2015]
- Bought something for someone in this thread [24/10/2015]
- Helped a woman who had collapsed get off the tube, sat with her and helped her drink water until she felt better [30/10/2015]
- Bought lunch for the person behind me in the queue [13/11/2015]
- Gave a fiver to a homeless man [20/11/2015]
- Helped an elderly lady get her shopping trolley onto the train [21/11/2015]
- Sent a surprise gift to a friend in New York [07/12/2015]
- Sent a Christmas card to this little girl [09/12/2015]
- Reserved a place for a homeless person at Christmas with Crisis [19/12/2015]
- Gave a £20 tip to the guys at my favourite lunch spot [21/12/2015]
- Gave a fiver to a homeless man [15/01/2016]
- Paid someone’s daylight robbery 30p to have a wee at Liverpool Street [15/01/2016]
- Helped a mum carry her pushchair up and down stairs on the tube [20/01/2016]
- Knocked at a house down the road to let them know their car’s lights were on [10/02/2016]
- Shared a hot chocolate and a Millie’s cookie with a homeless man while waiting for my lift [27/05/2016]

23) Buy just-because presents for my mum, dad, nan and Rachel [4/4]
- Completed [18/04/2016]

24) Save £20 for each item crossed off [£280/480]

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