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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at

15 Songs

(1) Turn on your MP3 player. (2) Go to SHUFFLE SONGS mode. (3) Write down the first 15 songs that come up—song title and artist. Resist the temptation to edit! Editing is cheating! (4) Use the comment section of my blog to post your results.

Here is my selection for today:

1. Kylie Minogue - I Believe In You
2. Supertramp - Breakfast In America
3. O Town - All Or Nothing
4. Prince - When Doves Cry
5. Haddaway - What Is Love
6. Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
7. Heart - Alone
8. Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero
9. UB40 - Cherry Oh Baby
10. Haircut 100 - Fantastic Day
11. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
12. Outhere Brothers - Boom Boom Boom
13. Kelly Clarkson - Because Of You
14. Kiss - Poison
15. Queen - One Vision

I'm quite happy with that selection. It could have been much worse!