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First day jitters – Amsterdam arrival

The first hours in a new country can be pretty anxiety inducing and stressful for me. I distinctly recall the stress of finding a hotel in Dubai and a German man telling me it was a bad neighbourhood. I was a little calmer arriving in St Petersburg, but I think this was because I just …
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Gliding (fixed wing…)

So like a plane, except, extra long wings so that you can cut the engine and glide.  The BF got this as a Christmas gift, so it made my 2016 Goals, and struck something off the bucket list. That’s my pilot tinkering   I was pretty darn excited: Here’s the inside: Let me show you …
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Knife skills course- 12 in 2 list

On Saturday, I knocked off one of my ‘12 in 2 list‘ goals – do a knife skills course.  I went to the Chef’s Armoury in Rosebery, Sydney.  It was $89 for a 1.5 hour session – there were 6 people (though one didn’t turn up) to the one teacher in the specialist knife store – …
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Bucket list

First time here? This list started in Feb 2013, and has been a work in progress since – adding items as often as completing items. This was updated in Jan 2014, to include more details 🙂 I periodically update this, most recently late March 2016! Feb 2017, where I’d done 26 from 65 listed… though …
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Completed Bucket List items

Adventure – Hot air balloon (Dubai 2012) – Hang glide (fixed – Tasmania, freely – Wollongong 2011?) – Sky dive (Wollongong 2010?) – Helicopter ride (New York City 2011) – Bungee jumping (really a canyon swing, but similar and less impact on the body 2005) – Go gliding June 2016 – Go zorbing (all the blue things are …
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