June sort of vanished. Sorry. Here’s July….
1.Have at least one holiday that involves a hot tub
It now looks like September holiday plan might actually accidentally involve a hot tub. And I’ve organised a week away in April.
April: I had a nice time in Wales! The photos are here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmAMPgVx No hot tub this time though
2.Go walking in a National Park
Part of the September plan!
3.Go to at least one cider festival
Not yet! But there is a plan for September
4.Visit at least 3 museums
Saw Wildlife Photographer of the Year at Natural History Museum with my sister
5.Drink cocktails at least 6 times (in a cocktail bar)
Jan: Ticked off one of these with Kath and EJ at Mother’s Ruin
Feb: Ticked second one off at Every Cloud with the whole crew
Jun: We had robot cocktails at The Barbican!
6.Do a come and sing Mozart Requiem (or Mass in C minor)
7.Get to show 400 of Girls Gone WoW
Jan: Currently at 351
Feb: 358 up this evening
Mar: 359 up this evening
Apr: 363 been and gone
May: 367 up this evening
July: 372 at the end of the month
8.Go to Blizzcon
WE ARE GOING. We have tickets, hotel and are booking the flights this weekend!
9.Finally get caught up with Arrow/Flash/Supergirl/LoT etc
Jan: Started on The Flash season 3
Feb: Making progress….
Mar: About halfway through season 3 Flash now
Apr: 3/4 of the way through season 3….
May: No progress here really
10.Eat more healthily
Jan: Been using the slow cooker a bit and generally eating better
Feb: Was doing ok but fallen off a bit recently
Mar: Not feeling great about this at the moment
Apr: Feeling a bit better about this
May: Not doing so great at this again
11.Regularly cycle to work (at least twice per week)
Utterly failing at this! The weather has been terrible and my new office is soooooo close to the tube…
12.Read 20 books
Jan: Finished two and halfway through a third.
Feb: Up to 5 by end of Feb
Mar: Up to 8 by end of Mar
Apr: 11 done!
May: 12 done, but should finish my current one tonight
Jul: 15 done
13.Have Bibliogoth happen every month
January happened, February happened, March happened, April happened, May, June & July happened
14.Either get a pay rise or get a new job
Jan: We shall see. I need to up my game I think as I’m sensing my boss isn’t that thrilled with me at present.
Apr: I applied for something but it’s a secret.
May: I have an interview…
Jul: Didn’t get that one but still working on it!
15.Have a better mental health year
Well it’s not been a great start… But maybe I can move forward now.
Mar: Still not great to be honest.
Apr: Better. Time away was good and making some moves to fix some stuff is also helping.
May: There are lots of things moving in the right direction but I need to prioritise my self-care a lot more.
16.Compete at prelim
Jan: Pony hasn’t been right so not actually ridden for weeks. Trying to get on top of his weight issues.
Feb: Got on top of the weight problem and he’s back in work!
Mar: Pony is doing really well at the moment. Thinking about putting in a dressage anywhere video
Apr: Pony still doing really well but I’m not organised enough to get video!
May: If we move, there is a competition venue hacking distance away!
Jul: Planned for September
17.Compete in the online Horse Agility competition
Jan: We have mastered standing in a hoop, tried some S-bends and started with the curtain. Really hoping to get something into the first monthly competition – deadline is 14 February
Feb: Missed February and March but aiming for April
Mar: Still aiming for April – done some practice!
Apr: We’ve been practising….but again with the video fail
18.Jump a clear round
Need to get his fitness back up!
Mar: We have popped a few tiny jumps this week for the first time since July!
Apr: Keeping up popping a fence each week
19.Go hacking at least once per month
We hacked at least twice in January!
Feb: Missed this as the equine flu outbreak messed meant we were restricted to yard.
Mar: Missed this as well.
Apr: Missed this BUT did go out early May
May: We did go out! It was lovely!
Jul: Ok so this is a thing now!