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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

For The Love Of A Wish


Thinking about 2012 made me realize I don’t have a proper defined wish list, you know, that list of things you HAVE to accomplish before you literally kick the bucket. And I realized the one outlined in my head barely ever gets ticked, because well, it’s mental, and if no one knows about it, I can’t really be held accountable for nothing getting done now, can I?

So with much coaxing from me and me, here it is…*drumroll*…my rather dynamic and ever-growing WISH-LIST (or at least the sweet censored version of it!):
  1. Sky Dive, and live to tell the tale
  2. Bungee Jump
  3. Join dance classes (Delhi, August 2012)
  4. Actually dance on a stage in front of people (MICA, 2009, 2010)
  5. Reach ideal weight (the quantitative figure may be enquired about on a more personal forum)
  6. Goa (January, 2012)
  7. Leh
  8. Ride a roller coaster (Singapore, November 2012)
  9. Get a full body massage (Langkawi, November 2012)
  10. Colour my hair red (Delhi, 2004)
  11. Visit Maldives
  12. Backpack through Europe
  13. Deep-sea diving (Okay, so cheating here slightly, Snorkeling, Langkawi, November 2012)
  14. Travel alone (Singapore, November 2012)
  15. Get a tattoo (Mumbai, 2011)
  16. Play in snow
  17. Be the subject of an actual photo shoot (Mumbai, December 2013)
  18. Attend a Bachelorette party (Mumbai, 2011)
  19. Attend a Bachelor party
  20. Set out on a trip without a plan
  21. See a musical on Broadway (London, 2013)
  22. Experience a romantic evening in Paris
  23. Walk on the Grand Canyon Skywalk
  24. Learn to ride an Activa without crashing
  25. Write a magazine/newspaper column
  26. Get out of India
  27. Write a blog read by more than two people, well, a lot of people
  28. Receive a compliment about my writing from Jug Suraiya
  29. Kick a guy in the balls
  30. Be Me
  31. Be happy
P.S. Am turning this post into a page, because I’ll be adding subtracting for a long looong time to come.
P.P.S. If you can suggest more things you think I might like, or some way of actually ticking off some of the things here, well shout out!!!
P.P.P.S. Thought you knew me. Well, did you?

23 comments:

  1. That was quite a wish list except the one at Serial 27:)Ha, Ha..Wishing you all the happiness in the New Year and may your wish list come true!

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  2. @Rahul - Well, born and brought up in Delhi...no. 27 weirdly becomes a pretty common wish!! ;) Thank you!! Hope you have an amazing year ahead as well!!!

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  3. I can do some of those things like ride an Activa. And some are on my list too, like Eurotrip :)

    And 2012 is definitely going to be the Year of the Tattoo. Definitely.

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  4. Hmmm..Wishes Galore....Wishing you a Happy & Prosperous 2012 ahead.

    Hope u can succeed in getting atleast half of them through the year, while you expand your wishlist..

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  5. Nice list...have to stay safe from #27 though :D
    Wish you a happy new year :)

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  6. @PeeVee - Hope you manage to figure out how you want to be inked for life!! Good luck!! :)

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  7. @Rajiv - Half the list is being VERY ambitious!!! But I hope I do manage to cross some of them out!!! :)

    Happy New Year to you too!!!!

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  8. @Antarik - Hey, at least now no one can say I didn't warn them about #27! :)

    Hope you have a great year ahead...and cross off some points from your list!!

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  9. well thats only 29. u have room for some more. i ll come back and check the updated list later as i have decided to read three posts for one comment ;)

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  10. Come to Toronto and add this to your list: CN Tower Edgewalk http://www.edgewalkcntower.ca/

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  11. Few of your picks are mine too. But being happy tops the list...
    Happy New year :)

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  12. @factsandnonsense - I do intend to go beyond 29...do help me add some!! :D

    And thank you, the ratio is quite overwhelming!!! :D :D :D

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  13. @ Shantanu - Help me find a job in Toronto...I'll move without thinking twice!!!! :D

    And add and cross off CN Tower from my list!!

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  14. @Saru - Well... I'm hoping the end result of everything is happiness :)
    Happy New Year to you too!!! :)

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  15. I could tick off a lot of things from here as my own wishlist.. Goa should happen soon :)

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  16. @The Pink Orchid - Lucky you!! My Goa trip seems to hit the bumpy road every time I even think about it!!!!

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  17. Learn to ride an Activa without crashin... soooo cute!
    May you be able to do all of this in this year!

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  18. @Red Handed - Well, cute wasn't necessarily what I was going for!! But thanks..I hope i can accomplish at least SOME of the things on the list this year!!! :D

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  19. 'bachelorette party' struck off, eh?

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  20. @Phatichar - Yes have been fortunate enough to have attended two. I think they were really enough.

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  21. This list makes me happy, simply for the reason that I seem to have accomplished many pointers on it - Thank you for that :P.

    Suggest you include rural New Zealand and Alaska in your must visit list of places considering you have Europe and Maldives up there.

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  22. @Atrocious Scribblings - Well...lucky you!! Wish I could say the same! I still seem quite far away from target achievement!

    And thanks for the suggestion. You've been to Alaska?!?!

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  23. No, haven't been to Alaska or New Zealand for that matter but have covered quite a bit of Europe.

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