101 things in 1001 days – third edition

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the mission: to complete these 101 things in 1001 days, counting from october 25, 2013. the list is scheduled to finish on july 22, 2016. the complete items will have a different background and the progress will be tracked on the blog as i go along.

wish me luck! :)

  • Visit 5 new countries: vatican city (jan 2014), guernsey (may 2014), czech republic (september 2014), iceland (march 2016)
  • Incorporate: since 1/12/2014, we’re now a limited company!
  • Organize a themed swap
  • Finish 2 Coursera courses: SPU27x: Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft
    Matter Science (march 2014)
  • Try tai-chi
  • Do a total of 30 (non-consecutive) days of IF: they’ve become a semi-regular thing.
  • Own something more from Bordallo Pinheiro: a gift from filipe and cecília! :)
  • Ride on a paddle boat: on my 32nd birthday! :)
  • Do a cooking course or internship: Nose to tail cooking @ Leith’s, 26/4/14
  • Reach 900 posts on the blog
  • Carve another linocut: medina 2014, 21/8/14
  • Host 20 dinners: 1., 2., 3. xmas raclettes with friends, 4. chinese new year dinner, 5. alheiras dinner, 6. raclette, 7. pulled pork
  • Sleep on a mountain hut
  • Run 300km: ongoing
  • Do the back workout 250 times
  • Finish the Paleo recipe notebook
  • Photograph all the food we eat in a week
  • Read a Moomin book: 29/11/14
  • Make jam: tomato chutney (2013), lemon curd (2014)
  • Watch 10 movies about Berlin
  • Do a Whole60: 15th march – 13th may 2015!
  • Visit a planetarium
  • Host a crafty party
  • Do the 7 minute workout everyday for a month
  • Fill up a notebook with envelope’s security paper
  • Spend one month working standing
  • Sew something that I can wear: 6/8/14 – 2x wiksten tops!
  • Do 5 film swaps
  • Get Rosa’s book and knit something from it
  • See a volcano: Kerið, 24/3/16
  • Make a banoffee pie: 4/11/2013!
  • Return to London: 26/4/14
  • Try a butter crock
  • Improve my Mandarin
  • Try 25 different omelets
  • Try yoga: 14/1/15
  • Read 10 books in German: 1. oh wie schön ist panama
  • Try cold-brewed coffee: homemade, 15/11/14
  • Feature 10 Portuguese confectionaries on the blog
  • Do a postcard newsletter for friends & family
  • Try 20 new flavour combinations
  • Take better care of my toes
  • Go camping
  • See Daniela get into a university:07/09/2014: she got into nursing school! :D
  • Return to Groningen
  • Keep inbox zero for a week
  • Private goal
  • Reduce our energy consumption in 10%: in 2014, we spent 29% less energy than in 2013 – yay!
  • Visit an island: guernsey, may 2014
  • Do blood work
  • Sell 10 things we don’t need: pretty much getting rid of everything in december 2014, in preparation for the upcoming move…
  • Pickle or ferment something: sauerkraut, august 2014
  • Wear sandals
  • Do one year of “1 second every day”: done!
  • Taste 10 traditional German dishes: 1. grünkohl, 2. rote grütze, 3. potato salad with frikadellen, 4. schweinebraten with red cabbage and knödel, 5. flammkuchen, 6. spätzle, 7. nürnberger sausages, 8. franzbrötchen
  • See the low tide in Wadden Sea
  • Buy a bikini: july 2015
  • Host a thanksgiving dinner
  • Donate blood twice: 10/7/14, 3/3/15
  • Make glühwein from scratch: christmas 2014
  • Reach 62kg
  • Try 5 new cuisines
  • Try 10 new ice-cream flavours: 1.peanut butter, 2. graceland (peanut butter, banana, chocolate chip), 3. lüking spezial (pumpkin seed + vanilla), 4. egg yolk + orange, 5. carob + almond + fig, 5. cerelac, 6. thyme + ginger + lemon, 7. dried fig, 8. orange + lemon balm
  • Ride a tandem bike
  • Do a language tandem
  • Reach 100 analogue wednesdays
  • Make cheese: cottage cheese, 23/5/14
  • Make mailable cake slices
  • Make smores
  • Sew a postcard
  • Go back to Slovenia and do the 3-border hike: tickets booked for september 2016!
  • Visit Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg 8/12/14
  • Contribute something to wikipedia: updated postcrossing’s page with information about the stamps, 04/08/2014
  • Enter a 10km race: airport night run, 12/4/14!
  • Go sledding
  • Swim Exercise 50 times: joined the gym in jan 2016, been going 3x/week since
  • Watch 30 TED talks: probably more than 30 now, on the run up to our own tedx talk…
  • Have a photo published on Favorites: sadly, the newsletter finished
  • Reach 600 posts on agirlandherholga
  • Do a month of letters: february 2015
  • Do an advent calendar
  • Do a sleep experiment
  • Get a board game
  • Celebrate Chinese new year: 30th january 2014
  • Get used to wearing the insoles: 3 months straight and i don’t even feel them anymore!
  • Find 5 new recipes for the slow-cooker
  • Try 10 new spices
  • Make a tiny diorama
  • Attend a tweed run
  • Properly explore Analytics
  • Fill a notebook with calligraphy
  • Try 10 new mushrooms: chanterelle (03/08/2014), white beech (05/11/14), brown beech (21/9/15)
  • Integrate daytum-style graphics in the blog: 06/08/14
  • Re-install mac: 18/11/13! :D
  • Finish the middle-eastern food posts (>=10)
  • Do a subway challenge: done on 9/10/14, 8h2min!
  • For once, be done with Christmas shopping before December
  • Do 15 push-ups in a row
  • Cook 5 classical soups
  • Cook 5 classical salads
  • See a show in London: 3 days in the country, 1/10/15

previous versions of the list: 2007-2010 and 2010-2013.



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