I flew home from a magical getaway at Coffs Harbour today. I scrolled through a long Instagram feed of other people’s magical moments, read their reflections, regrets, ambitions and promises for the new year and it got me thinking..
So here’s the stuff I can remember that I did in 2018! (* = first time)
Watched the Cricket Ashes* at the SCG with my work
Went to Australian Open*, saw the GOAT and many other superb athletes like Elina Svitolina.
Spent Australia Day at Brady’s (usually with MPA) and met the chillest dog.
Attended St.Jerome’s Laneway festival* saw Basenji, A paak, Mac deMarco, Odesza, War on Drugs
Did a walk around Watson’s bay with Safraaz
Jetboating* along Sydney Harbour on Marty’s birthday
Went to Jamabaroo* with Brady & friends! We made a fire!*
Went to the Royal Easter show*
Advanced to Intermediate tennis
Went to VIVID
Went to Lockley’s Pylon* with MPA
Attended Tom & Becs wedding
Joined a kickass company and made cool friends, actually enjoyed events with clients/company xmas party/dressed up as Wally during comic book party
Started Invisalign (bonus: this was a new year resolution)
Went to Kingdom Hearts orchestra (* inside the opera house)
Went axe-throwing* as part of work team building
Watched an NRL game live* courtesy of clients
Cut a big amount of hair off
Picked up Yoga
Went to Mr. Wong’s* for crabilicous birthday dinner
Went to PAX* and saw Jordan Mays (Elfishguy) casting live!*
Went to Melbourne with dinner crew + other fine dining stuff
Played lawn bowls* during team outing
Went to Tokyoooo* and did a bunch of things like omakase, robo restaurant, emperor’s castle, ghibli, arcade games, almost saw fuji (+ bonus NYR to visit Japan)
Went on scary monkey hike in Hong Kong
Did a few more longer solo drives (NYR)
Went to Dangar Island* for fun times
Went on bridge climb*, hyams beach*, and the blue mountains with my sister
Holidayed in Coffs Harbour* for the new year with mpa
Swam in freshwater* + under a waterfall* + drank fresh water*
2019 started off with a sandstorm and I’ve face my fears and accomplished a jetty jump*!
Going to watch Anderson Paak, Sydney International, Ultra festival and hopefuly plenty more, will also write a new NYR list soon!