Tag: bucket list

50 Things to be Grateful for

Earlier this year when I was in a total slump I bit the bullet and made an appointment with a counsellor. While there I received a metaphorical slap in the face. My counsellor told me that I should try adopting “an attitude of gratitude”… Continue Reading “50 Things to be Grateful for”

An Attitude of Gratitude + 50 Things I am Grateful for

The Peak of Mt Gillen from the summit of the mountain.

Earlier this year when I was in a total slump I bit the bullet and made an appointment with a counsellor. While there I received a metaphorical slap in the face. My counsellor told me that I should try adopting “an attitude of gratitude”… Continue Reading “An Attitude of Gratitude + 50 Things I am Grateful for”

Bucket List: Wine Tasting at McLaren Vale

Wine Tasting in McLaren Vale Blog cover

Going on a wine tour has been an item on my bucket list for a very long time, so when I found myself heading to Adelaide during a time that corresponded with my birthday you can bet I jumped at the opportunity to celebrate with a big bucket list check in McLaren Vale, Adelaide.

Bucket List: Play an Escape Room + Tips and Tricks for Your First Escape Room

The Escape Hunt image cover the The Deadly Discovery game

Escape rooms have in recent years become all the rage, and for obvious reasons. Not only is it a great social activity, it’s like playing a 3D board game. My friends and I recently decided to give it a go as part of my 2020 birthday celebrations and we had a ball.

Trephina Gorge Ridge Top Walk and Chain of Ponds

Chasing Emma at the Trephina Gorge Ridgetop Walk Lookout

Trephina Gorge, home of stark red gorges, hidden rockholes and picturesque scenery. Completing the Ridgetop Walk was an amazing experience that is deserving of a place on your Red Centre bucket list.

Bucket List: Experience the Magic of Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley as the sunsets

Have you ever witnessed the magic of Rainbow Valley? I recently did and think you should absolutely add it to your Northern Territory to do list.

Hiking Bridle Path Lookout in New Boots

Who thought hiking the Bridle Path Lookout at Standley Chasm in new boots would be so painful and so amazing. This was definitely a bucket list check for me.

Should you go White Water Rafting in Bali?

Did I hear that right? I thought to myself when my friend first suggested it. White water rafting in Bali?
The real question is should you add it to your bucket list?

Dear Future Self

What better time to write a letter to your future self than when you are at a crossroad? I’ve wanted to check this off my bucket list for so long but it never seemed to be the right time to do it. Now it does.

Bucket List: Make Origami + tips and tricks

Bucket List: Make Origami, www.chasing-emma.com

This is probably one of my more unusual bucket list items, but I personally find origami to be a rather amazing and beautiful art, especially if it is done with beautiful paper. As a teacher I’d thought creating origami was going to be a great and easy activity to assign my students one chaotic Friday afternoon, but boy was I wrong. Origami is deceptively difficult.