101 things I did/accomplished in the 1001 days before I started the 2008-2010 list

Goal #2 on my 101 Things list is to compile a list of 101 things I did or accomplished in the previous 2.75 years. So I thought I’d keep track of and publish that list here.

  1. Completed my Graduate Diploma in Media Production
  2. Achieved all HD grades in one semester at university
  3. Fell in love
  4. Got engaged
  5. Got married
  6. Gave birth without any drugs
  7. Went to Singapore
  8. Went to Malaysia
  9. Went to Thailand
  10. Went to the UK
  11. Went to Portugal
  12. Went to Brazil
  13. Went to Boston, MA
  14. Went to New York, NY
  15. Went to 3 new US States (Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island)
  16. Road tripped around Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah and Colorado
  17. Went to Canada
  18. Went to Japan
  19. Went to Tokyo Disneyland
  20. Made 3 short films in a year (Present Vision, Barren, Between Friends)
  21. Read 16 books:
    • “The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown
    • “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
    • “Quarantine” by Greg Egan
    • “Doctor No” by Ian Fleming
    • “Neuromancer” by William Gibson
    • “The Yellow Peril from Sin City” by Hung Le
    • “Foundation and Empire” by Isaac Asimov
    • “Tongue Lashing” by Jean Kittson
    • “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by JK Rowling (re-read)
    • “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” by JK Rowling (re-read)
    • “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” by JK Rowling (re-read)
    • “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by JK Rowling
    • “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by JK Rowling
    • “Raising Boys”
    • “Teach Your Child” by Dr Miriam Stoppard
    • “Babies! A Parent’s Guide to Enjoying Baby’s First Year” by Dr Christopher Green
  22. Got my driver’s licence
  23. Bought a PS3
  24. Bought an apartment in Wembley
  25. Decorated my own home
  26. Rennovated my own home
  27. Bought an iMac
  28. Learned how to use Final Cut Studio
  29. Entered Raw Comedy 2006
  30. Looked after my mum when she had cancer
  31. Saw some films at the Singapore International Film Festival
  32. Wrote a feature film screenplay in a month (see Script Frenzy)
  33. Learned and used the Billing’s Method of Natural Family Planning
  34. Attended Engaged Encounter
  35. Co-wrote a one-act play
  36. Acted in two plays
  37. Acted in a short film directed by someone other than myself (“Chatroom 03” dir. Tove Krabo)
  38. Took 4 Screenworkshop 2 classes as a director (Romance and Seduction, Comedy, Improvisation, Emotion Recall)
  39. Watched Buffy series 1-3
  40. Saw 41 movies at the cinema:
    • Robots (Apr 12th 2005)
    • What the Bleep Do We Know? (Apr 22nd 2005)
    • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Apr 24th 2005)
    • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (May 21st 2005)
    • Madagascar (Jun 26th 2005)
    • Batman Begins (Jun 28th 2005)
    • Mr and Mrs Smith (Jul 5th 2005)
    • Fantastic Four (Jul 31st 2005)
    • Wedding Crashers (Aug 28th 2005)
    • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    • Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Sept 24th 2005)
    • Serenity (Oct 11th 2005)
    • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Dec 6th 2005)
    • The Corpse Bride (Dec 30th 2005)
    • Howl’s Moving Castle (Jan 12th 2006)
    • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (Jan 23rd 2006)
    • The Producers
    • Brokeback Mountain (Mar 17th 2006)
    • The New World
    • X-Men 3: The Last Stand (May 23rd 2006)
    • Cars (Jun 27th 2006)
    • Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Curse (Jul 10th 2006)
    • Superman Returns (Jul 11th 2006)
    • You, Me and Dupree (Aug 12th 2006)
    • Book of Revelation (Sept 3rd 2006)
    • Last Train to Freo
    • God on My Side
    • Borat (Nov 29th 2006)
    • Casino Royale (Dec 26th 2006)
    • Night at the Museum (Jan 2nd 2007)
    • Happy Feet
    • Spider-Man 3 (May 8th 2007)
    • Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End (May 30th 2007)
    • Knocked Up
    • Fantastic Four 2: Rise of the Silver Surfer (Jul 4th 2007)
    • Evening (Jul 9th 2007)
    • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Aug 1st 2007)
    • The Simpson’s Movie (Aug 8th 2007)
    • Ratatouille (Sept 12th 2007)
    • Death at a Funeral (Sept 26th 2007)
    • The Kingdom (Oct 3rd 2007)
  41. Cut my hair shorter than it’s ever been
  42. Got down to a record self-low of 52kg
  43. Started my own business with my husband
  44. Started making money off ComedyDownUnder.com
  45. Interviewed Cal Wilson and Andrew Hansen for ComedyDownUnder.com
  46. Joined The West Lodge Doctor Who Club of WA
  47. Sat on the Council of Owners for Wembley property
  48. Bought a kimono
  49. Saw “Spamalot” on Broadway
  50. Went up to the observatory of the Empire State Building
  51. Cooked a shephard’s pie for my Aunts Kaye and Lynn in Salt Lake City
  52. Hand-made ravioli
  53. Used cloth nappies on my son whenever I could
  54. Took a two week honeymoon
  55. Bought Final Fantasy XII for PS2
  56. Redesigned ComedyDownUnder.com
  57. Joined a Harry Potter Internet committee
  58. Sat on the committee for The West Lodge
  59. Took advantage of duty free alcohol
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  65. Drove to Esperence and back in one weekend
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  67. Bought X-Men Legends on PS2
  68. Got Sims 2 for Mac
  69. Got Kingdom Hearts for PS2
  70. Nearly finished Kingdom Hearts
  71. Got Sonic game for PS3
  72. Bought HD video camera
  73. Edited my wedding video
  74. Explored a fallen castle in England
  75. Saw Stonehenge
  76. Saw the place where “Torchwood” is located
  77. Went to a Doctor Who exhibition in the UK
  78. Saw the ancient Roman bath in Bath
  79. Showed Doyle snow for the first time
  80. Introduced my husband and son to much of my family in the US
  81. Attended the second IGF meeting
  82. Designed a new web site for The West Lodge
  83. Worked as a Web Developer for the first time
  84. Got a spiffy microphone for my professional camera
  85. Got a smaller HD camera to take travelling
  86. Got a 6.0MP still digital camera
  87. Got some lights for film production
  88. Made a video of my honeymoon
  89. Participated in a breastfeeding study
  90. Bought a kimono
  91. Got into Doctor Who
  92. Got into The Bill
  93. Got into Supernatural
  94. Watched the entire series of Firefly
  95. Joined Facebook
  96. Caught up with an old friend from high school
  97. Paid off Jeremy’s mortgage on his Perth apartment
  98. Took Doyle for his 2 month immunisations
  99. Took Doyle for his 4 month immunisations
  100. Took Doyle for his 6 month immunisations
  101. Got the first two injections of the HPV vaccine

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