renewalsh

A Burchell's Coucal, like the one in my garden



I'm doing 43 things
 

renewalsh's Life List

  1. 1. cultivate the artistic side of me
    36 entries . 696 cheers
    8 people
  2. 2. complete my petit point angel tapestry in teeny stitches that I began stitching in 1991!
    2 entries . 305 cheers
    1 person
  3. 3. have my mitochondrial DNA checked to discover my 'Eve' mother
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    6 people
  4. 4. Re-decorate the two bedrooms
    10 entries . 207 cheers
    1 person
  5. 5. Make a 43things Cookbook
    1 entry . 245 cheers
    2 people
  6. 6. Write about strange, funny, sad encounters
    88 entries . 201 cheers
    6 people
  7. 7. Find out if 43things is being abandoned by the Robots
    2 entries . 7 cheers
    1 person
  8. 8. Speak up about poor service
    2 entries . 8 cheers
    2 people
  9. 9. help my daughter purchase an apartment in London
    15 cheers
    1 person
  10. 10. Find out why the robots don't fix what's broken on 43things
    7 entries . 8 cheers
    1 person
  11. 11. Learn Japanese
    1 entry . 15 cheers
    10,807 people
  12. 12. Make a judicious purchase
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    1 person
  13. 13. Get over my grumps
    11 entries . 32 cheers
    1 person
  14. 14. Meet some famous people
    6 entries . 1 cheer
    2 people
  15. 15. Visit my sonand his family in Japan
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    1 person
  16. 16. Find out what's going on in someone's head
    1 entry
    1 person
  17. 17. Reorganise our will
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    1 person
  18. 18. Have a wonderful trip to Japan
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    1 person
  19. 19. Win JET contract
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1 person
  20. 20. Win NSG contract
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1 person
  21. 21. Win BB work
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1 person
  22. 22. Buy gifts fro the extended family in Japant
    20 entries
    1 person
  23. 23. Complete my preparations
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1 person
  24. 24. Strip the varnish from the chair
    3 entries . 14 cheers
    1 person
  25. 25. be productive today
    6 entries . 38 cheers
    1 person
  26. 26. Document how I feel
    61 entries . 42 cheers
    1 person
  27. 27. Record strange instances, odd happenings and calamities
    61 entries . 46 cheers
    2 people
  28. 28. Share my views on what is beautiful/ aesthetically pleasing/ challenging
    7 entries . 37 cheers
    1 person
  29. 29. Get a beehive before the hive in the owlhouse swarms
    2 entries . 56 cheers
    1 person
  30. 30. Answer the "50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind".
    3 entries . 52 cheers
    0 people
  31. 31. be an unapologetic fusspot about basic grammatical niceties - is bothering to know the difference between there, their and they're truly unimportant and/or impossible?
    23 entries . 41 cheers
    2 people
  32. 32. Buy a Sharon van Etten cd
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    1 person
  33. 33. Have a good day today!
    53 entries . 75 cheers
    1 person
  34. 34. Spend some time every day playing the piano
    1 entry . 74 cheers
    1 person
  35. 35. do some art
    1 entry . 61 cheers
    10 people
  36. 36. Post jokes to keep myself amused
    59 entries . 23 cheers
    2 people
  37. 37. Do some spitting (metaphorical, of course)
    25 entries . 8 cheers
    1 person
  38. 38. Note what is going on in the world
    19 entries . 30 cheers
    1 person
  39. 39. Record tasty meals
    16 entries . 31 cheers
    1 person
  40. 40. identify and photograph 43 birds
    19 entries . 36 cheers
    5 people
  41. 41. Reflect on what it measn to be an English South African
    22 entries . 22 cheers
    1 person
  42. 42. List 43 non-guilty pleasures that I enjoy
    32 entries . 28 cheers
    1 person
  43. 43. List what matters in life
    4 entries . 146 cheers
    3 people

How I did it
How to dinner with an OBE
It took me
1 day
It made me
pleased


How to note the death of Pavlos Fyssas
It took me
30 days
It made me
Sad


How to august Adventures Scavenger Hunt
It took me
31 days
It made me
astonished


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Recent entries
Visit my sonand his family in Japan
Cherry blossom boy

My son and his lovely boy.



be productive today (read all 6 entries…)
Today, being productive means:

Get an invoice out re the difficult project and get payment immediately;
Survive a meeting with the difficult department and get clear instructions re finalising work;
Clear all emails;
Have a good meeting re the JET project and get sign up of the contract;
Finish part 1 of 3 of the BB project;
Gather materials for parts 2 and 3 of the BB project to complete while I am away;
Finish redoing the SOW and quotes for a difficult government client;
Do a handover with BP;
Check on courier arrangements;
Test the phone forwarding;
Send an email about phone code;
Cupboard duty.



Win BB work
Am working on this

and need to finish part 1 of 3 today, no matter how late I stay up.

Must do parts 2 and 3 while away, as well as facilitator guides.



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