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20 + 15 things I did in 2015

December 31, 2015

In no particular order.

 

1. Saw my son graduate from kindy.things I did in 2015

2. Talked to a therapist about all of the scary things.

3. Admitted I’m shit at growing vegetables and grew a herb garden instead.

4. Went to the Fury Road premier with my friend who edited it and nearly burst with pride.

things i did in 2015

5. Went to my grandfather’s 90th birthday amid family politics that made me not want to go.

6. Through Rafiki Mwema I sponsored a beautiful Kenyan girl whose smile brings my joy.

things I did in 2015

7. Photographed a naked man and a naked woman.

things i did in 2015

8. Saw kangaroos eating at dawn on a road trip.

9. Bush walked with my child on my back.

10. Took up cross fit….sporadically due to no creche.

things I did in 2015

11. Saw Kingswood play an awesome gig at the Metro.

12. Became friends with my ex-husband.

13. Donated all the money from my purse to Oxfam when I thought I lost my wallet but found it again.

14. Got one meter away from wild seals sunning themselves on a rock.

15. Watched my daughter’s first ever ballet show.

things I did in 2015

16. Had a great road trip with my dad and my kids in a Winnebago.

17. Learned how to use a lawn mower. Did not love it.

18. Dressed my darling friend, Champagne Carolyn and I up as zombies for Halloween.

things I did in 2015

19. Told the journalist of the year that I have a girl crush on her.

20. Joined Tinder for a week, got my first dick pic and unjoined fairly swiftly.

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1. Got strong enough to do three chin-ups in a row.

things I did in 2015

2. Saw a whale in the wild on the South Coast.

3. Wrote a recipe book for Steggles.

4. Made three two-course Christmas lunches in a day.

5. Got a job as an online journalist at a magazine.

things i did in 2015

6. Fell more in love with my clever, funny, infuriating kids.

8. Took my kids dolphin watching.

things I did in 2015

9. Dress like a bad-assed movie heroine on purpose.

things I did in 2015

 

10. Saw my son finally lose his fear of water.

11. Joined a modelling agency to make extra cash.

12. Left the modelling agency when I realised I don’t like modelling.

13. Danced to hip hop at a roof top party under the city skyline.

14. Learned more about the Royals than I thought I ever would.

15. Lost and then found my three-year-old daughter at Vivid.

 

What did you get up to in 2015? Drop me a line and tell me a thing or two – I’d love to hear.

Have a safe and wonderful New Year and I’ll catch you on the flip!

 

 

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8 Comments

  • Reply Roar Sweetly December 31, 2015 at 8:56 am

    This is a great list, I feel inspired to write my own! I have had a hard year and am desperately looking forward to 2016. You look amazing in bad-ass heroine attire.

  • Reply raphaela99 December 31, 2015 at 10:09 am

    Darling, that is quite a list! Well done, you! Shudder at losing your munchkin at Vivid. It has happened to me too! Love the pics above too!

  • Reply [email protected] December 31, 2015 at 10:32 am

    Love this list, I’m going to completely steal this idea & write my own because I think I need the reminder of the crazy, fantastic & shitty things that happened to me this year! Happy New Year, hope it’s awesome!!

  • Reply Michele McDonald January 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    (On your 15 list …) 9. Dress like a bad-assed movie heroine on purpose.
    I am usually not one to flatter easily, but you look better than the movie heroine!!

    Have a great 2016 and I look forward to reading your offerings this year.

    Michele

  • Reply Nicole - Champagne and Chips January 1, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Big year and a lovely way to recap.

    I sat two more terrifying exams (only two to go assuming I passed the second scary one).
    Battled my way through the first 6 months of a huge new job.
    Walked my dog every single day.
    Saved someone close to me from going back down a dangerous path
    Got a squishy new nephew (who no longer has the extra toe sadly – his folks value ‘normal’)
    Drank more Champagne in a year than I have in years previously:)
    Hope 2016 rocks.

  • Reply coloursofsunset January 15, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    I graduated with a masters in marketing, and separated from my husband. 2015 was the proverbial roller coaster.

    • Reply Danielle January 16, 2016 at 7:52 am

      The highest highs and the lowest lows, I know it well. Great job on the masters, and I hope the separation helps you to feel more you than you’ve felt in years x
      It gets easier, Aroha.

      • Reply coloursofsunset January 19, 2016 at 7:41 am

        Thanks Danielle. I am sure it does. Just gotta ride out the storm until that happens.

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