Monday, 5 July 2010

My 99 Dreams and Wishes

1. Have a midnight picnic

2. Visit Venice - thanks Liz!

3. Make 1000 origami cranes

4. Write a letter to 40 people who have inspired me in my life - Thanks Ceri!

5. Have a party for all my friends and family

6. Learn a new skill out of my comfort zone

7. Go skinny dipping

8. Make some special gifts for my friends and post them to them

9. Share champagne with the girls of Brian - thanks Brandy!

10. Practice Reiki daily

11. Write a childrens book

12. Paint a self-portrait

13. Go on a meditation retreat

14. Invite a fairy family to tea

16. Have a special day out with each member of my family

17. Mould, nourish, nuture, love and respect my body

18. Use a positive affirmation every day when I look in the mirror

19. Sleep under the stars - thanks Allan!

20. Incorporate another family's tradition into my family's life

21. Make 5 new friends

22. Make something beautiful for our home

23. Find time for peace/meditation/me every day

24. Dust off my harp and learn to play a piece for a performance to friends

25. Revisit a special place from childhood

26. Create time for a regular family relaxation time

27. Make a wishing jar/wishing tree

28. Remember what it was like to be each of my children's ages and share this with them

29. Wake each day with a smile

30. Dance in the rain

31. Write a letter to all my loved ones who have died

32. Write a letter to myself, aged 6

33. Write a letter to each of my children to be opened when they are 18

34. Inspire someone else to become a Relax Kids Teacher

35. Tell my children and husband why I love them every day

36. Write a letter to myself to be opened on my 50th birthday

37. Learn to belly dance

38. Ask 40 friends who I admire and am inspired by to suggest a book and read them all

39. Have a Famous Five/Malory Towers party

40. Donate blood

41. Send a message in a bottle

42. Go barefoot for a day

43. Learn to play a few tunes on the guitar

44. Submit an article for publication in a magazine

45. Invite someone inspirational to tea

46. Eat Raw for a month

47. Rediscover drawing and colouring-in as a fun activity

48. Watch the sunrise and sunset on the same day

49. Have a month of buying nothing but food and essentials

50. Tell friends/family/strangers if they have inspired me or made me happy

51. Spend a day visiting all the places on the Monopoly Board - thanks Pippa!

52. Interview someone about their life

53. Get the gear - thanks Colin!

54. Give a present to 3 strangers

55. Bake a cake once a month as a gift

56. Plan my funeral songs

57. Organise our family photographs into memory books

58. Complete an unfinished project

59. Learn a new skill from one of my children

60. Comfort a stranger

61. Improve my story telling skills

62. Make a rag rug

63. Make an exploding volcano

64. Have a candle lit meal once a week with my husband

65. Camp in the garden

66. Celebrate the full moon each moon as a family

67. Encourage the family to find/create their own private Thinking/Quiet Space as well as the family area

68. Give prayers/thanks/blessings at meal times

69. Learn to accept a compliment graciously - thanks Nanny still working on this!

70. Learn to feel comfortable with having a photograph taken

71. Search for the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow

72. Go to a castle dressed as a princess

73. Take a course in hypnotherapy

74. Make myself a crown

75. Wear my crown to a dinner party

76. Have a date with my husband in another country

77. Get in touch with my missed special friend

78. Make a long long daisy chain

79. Keep a gratitude journal, listing three new things I am grateful for that day

80. Go geocaching

81. Host a games evening

82. Help the children with creating our nature table

83. Feed the birds

84. Laugh at my mistake

85. Have fairy dust close to hand at all times

86. Give only homemade gifts to my family for one Christmas - sorry folks!

87. Take a deep breath and go for it

88. Know that everything will be okay

89. Ask for comfort if I need it

90. Recognise the people or situations in my life who are making me unhappy and work for a positive outcome

91. Skip everywhere for a day

92. Be buried in the sand

93. Swim at Lulworth Cove early in the morning while everyone sleeps

94. Laugh til my tummy aches

95. Spend midnight on Tower Bridge

96. Have a day out with my sisters

97. Spend time watching the clouds drifting by

98. Learn a new skill from my mum

99. Take my children to Greenwich Park


  1. We can go geocaching next time you are down, there is a fabulous folly to go hunting for.

    Great list and good luck

  2. what a great idea. I love your list,and I look forward to reading all about your adventures.
    Good luck. xxx

  3. OMG! I soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo want to join the castle dressed as a princess, do some dancing in the rain and skip everywhere for a day (or two!!)...I can help with the photo comfortably bit (hee hee!!!), but , as an emotional basket case, the list has made me cry, so don't expect me to be compsed whilst 'assisting' with any of these. Love you lots Giraffe Sar - you rock (more at nearly 0than at nerly 20 ;o) xx

  4. Thanks Sophie, I'd love to x
    Keep reading Pippa. I hope to keep updating here x
    Ceri, lol!! xxx