I was updating my Bucket list and Goals the other day when I had a thought; sure there’s plenty that I want to do in life but there’s also things I will never ever do, not for a survivor challenge (I’d get booted off the Island before I got on it, maybe not for a million dollars and definitely not for all the tea in China (although I do love my tea).
So here’s my Anti Bucket List (AKA: Not in a Million Years)
Swim with Sharks
No, not gonna happen! No way, no how! I am convinced that I will be “that” statistic……you know the one that goes “the chances of you being bitten by a Shark is one a bazillion million”…I’d be that one. In fact last night I was watching a documentary with the Family about Sharks, and the lovely narrator said ” you have more chance of drowning than being bitten by a Shark”. That doesn’t make me feel any better…if I was swimming and saw a Shark, my heart would stop, I’d drown and then it would eat me.
Whoever thought that this should be a recreational activity needs smacking, preferably round the back of the head with a 2×4. Oh it’s Saturday…I’ll just strap this sheet to my back and jump out of a perfectly safe, mechanically sound aircraft and hope a) it opens and b) I get a nice soft landing. Nutters!!
Base Jumping, Bungee Jumping and Similar Stuff
See above reference to parachute jumping…same madness applies but this time without the aircraft or with a rope!!!!
Unless the Zombie apocalypse is happening and I missed the memo (or the screams), I see no reason for me to try insects. There’s plenty of wonderful food out there that I want to try, Deep fried crickets is not one of them.
Camp in a Tent
Technically this shouldn’t hold a place in this list as I’ve done it twice when I was younger, however that taught me never ever again. Waking up cold (and early because you are cold). Hubbie would tell you that my idea of camping is a cabana at an all inclusive resort (I wish), but I think I could go for a bit of Glamping…I’d have to do a Reloved reno on the RV first though as that is on my bucket list.
Hold a Tarantula
Needs no explanation….Spiders…..arghhhh…faint
Stand on the Grand Canyon Skywalk (or any Skywalk for that matter)
So I have friends that say to me “you are a pilot, how on earth can you be scared of heights?” I don’t know, but I am. It’s a different kind of height? I’m in control when I fly? I don’t know but I hate hate hate heights. I don’t care how many qualified engineers designed and built the thing…I’m not standing on it. Especially as the Hubbie will jump up and down on it.
Go into Space
Erm no thanks. Not unless the Zombie Apocalypse is happening and we are all fleeing the Earth!
Do a Mud Run
I don’t run..ever and I don’t like mud!!
I’m sure over time I can add to this list and I’m sure this makes me sound like a bit of a Princess but hey we all have an Anti Bucket list / Hell no I’m not doing that list in our heads. What’s on yours???