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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  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 new a career path or additional income stre

Kim Wilde, tipsy and singing on the Tube

Why does this never happen when I'm on the Tube?

I'm sure that most of the people on this train had no idea who the slightly tipsy woman and accompanying busker were but you if you listen carefully you can hear the whispers of "It's really Kim Wilde" ripple up the carriage. 

It might be out of tune but can you imagine a drunk Kim Wilde (along with her brother, Ricky) starting to sing Kids In America and Rocking Around The Christmas Tree whilst you were on your commute home?  I'd be taking her back with me and plying her with more booze.  

Kim Wilde 





PS.  She had this to say about it afterwards... no shame whatsoever... God Bless Kim Wilde!

Kim Wilde, twitter, singing on the Tube,


YouTube Credit: caseeames