The list


I know it’s a day late but here’s the hitlist, complete with complimentary emojis! Anything I’ve already ticked off isn’t included because half of them were on the travel list. Anyways this is the remainder of this year’s list and the beginnings of next year’s all smushed together! Enjoy πŸ’–

  1. Sky diving 
  2. Bungee jumping
  3. Skinny dipping
  4. Travel somewhere on my own
  5. Watch a sunrise β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ
  6. Watch a sunset πŸŒ…
  7. Run a marathon πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ
  8. Join a club 
  9. Finish my book (writing not reading) πŸ“–
  10. See a broadway show
  11. Take some night classes
  12. Brush up on the Spanish 
  13. Go sailing ⛡️
  14. Go skiing β›·
  15. Rope swing into a lake🏞
  16. Learn how to play a musical instrument πŸ₯
  17. Jump fully clothed into a pool
  18. Water fight
  19. Climb a mountainπŸŒ„
  20. Get a massage
  21. Brownies in Amsterdam 
  22. Go on a date 
  23. Learn how to dance and not look like a total loser πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ•ΊπŸ½
  24. Finish the (neverending) Netflix list πŸ’»
  25. Master wearing heels in the day πŸ‘ πŸ‘ 
  26. Write in my diary every day for a year 
  27. Go to a Sunday church service β›ͺ️
  28. Make something diy πŸ”¨πŸ”¨
  29. Murder mystery night 
  30. Finish knitting my jumper (started when I was 17 πŸ™ˆ five years later and I have a front and half the back done) 
  31. Go carolling / to a carol service
  32. Rollerblading 
  33. Have someone draw me
  34. Donate blood πŸ’‰
  35. Go to an opera 🎢
  36. Go to a ballet πŸ‘―
  37. Ride on a Ferris wheel 🎑
  38. Learn some card games 
  39. Learn self defence 
  40. Visit an adult store
  41. Eat oysters 
  42. Shoot a gun πŸ”«
  43. Make an ice sculpture
  44. Decorate a cake πŸŽ‚
  45. Own a plant  πŸŒ΅
  46. Learn some basic excel
  47. Hay literary festival  πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“š
  48. Paintballing 
  49. Wood carving 
  50. Smoke a cigar 🚬
  51. Alton towers 🎒
  52. Buy something white and not instantly turn it grey in the washing machine

A weekend of hits

Heya guys, 

Number one, this is not a travel post! The blog name stuck but I’m still in (surprisingly) sunny ol’ England! β˜€οΈ

As many of you keeno readers will know I had a travel hitlist. But I also have an on going one for general life. 

So this weekend I knocked four things off, yeah I know it’s been a big weekend for me (spoiler: don’t expect any of them to be too wild!) Anyways getting them done reminded me I haven’t posted on the blog in forever and also the adventures of the hitlist could actually be pretty fun to blog about! 

So if you fancy joining me on the journey and reading blogs about me doing stupid things, scary things and a few embarrassing things and the friends who I’m dragging along with me then I’ll be posting updates as I go! πŸŽ‰

So on Friday I volunteered. I was a Marshall for a local race, had a hi-vis jacket, signs and a lovely ambulance lady for company.

Yesterday I dyed (only semi perm) my hair a funky colour. It’s currently half purple in a home job ombrΓ© look (that’s a pain to capture in a photo properly).

This morning I rode a horse. My sister’s ridden since she was a toddler and is insanely good now! Anyways, she was part of the reason I wanted to give it a whirl, see why it was such a big part of her life. Now I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it (probs have as I’m a bit of a drama diva) and anyone who knows me in real life knows, I am not an animal person. It took me weeks to warm up to my parents dogs, birds still terrify me if they fly remotely close to me, so although I think they’re really cute / impressive to look at I don’t like them anywhere near me! But hey I figured a horse would be fine. And it was, until the crazy thing went from a nice slow walk to a deadly canter (I realise it was not really life threatening but it felt terrifying and as previously mentioned semi drama queen here πŸ‘ΈπŸΌ). 

But I survived and can kind of understand my sister’s love of them, they’re pretty impressive but I deffo think my days of riding is over, for horses at least! 🐴🐴

And then this evening I went and did karaoke. Or as my pal, and fellow singer, J would call it karahoeke! πŸ˜‚ 

 I sang a duet to High School Musical and then solo to Busted’s Year 3000. Old but classic Abby tunes (still listen to them on my current car playlists πŸ™ˆ). And I was out of tune, I messed up on the fast bit of Busted and laughed down the mic, but I got claps and whoops (mainly from J and V who I’ve been dragging along on adventures at home as well as abroad!) and I managed not to break any glass. 

Enjoy the pictures of my being really into the tunes / lyrics. Camera woman V got some fab action shots. πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ

I’ll post an update tomorrow when I get time to type out all the hitlist adventures left to do! πŸ’–