0 ways in 30 days - end of project

As well all know i am great at starting things but much less good at finishing them. But I did it this time.

  1. Learn to ebay more successfully - COMPLETE
  2. Make an effort to actually put into practice what I have learned (5 items a week minimum until the house is empty!)- COMPLETE but also ongoing
  3. Attend as much of Ahdel's bands gig as possible- COMPLETE but also ongoing
  4. Make an effort to socialise with a friend at least once a week, doesn't need to be 'out' but does need to be fun COMPLETE but also ongoing
  5. Organise my ebay packing/posting centre so that I am not always late and always putting too much postage on to packages because I don't have time to do it properly. - COMPLETE
  6. Re-visit utility costs and see about changing - COMPLETE
  7. Find 8 new one to one students for Fahed COMPLETE
  8. Book Ahdel on a (very expensive) course to improve his swimming teaching qualifications - COMPLETE And today he passed the exam.. Whoop!
  9. Re-visit all insurances, cars and home,to see if they are still competitive and when they can be changed without penalty. - As COMPLETE as can be until October.
  10. Set up printer with the desktop computer COMPLETE in as much as I delegated this job to Jamal!
  11. Find out when all of the mobile phone contracts expire so that we can COMPLETE and will be ages before I can change any of them.
  12. Get a new Tesco club card - COMPLETE
  13. Sign up for weekly emails telling me the cheapest local fuel station COMPLETE
  14. Find details of nectar account and where you can get points Ensure I am signed up to get my nectar points on ebay. COMPLETE
  15. Visit Quidco and see if I am missing anything. COMPLETE and profitable.
  16. Spend more time in the garden. I am doing this so COMPLETE but ongoing
  17. Spend more time with Fahed. COMPLETE but ever ongoing.
  18. Find some new series to watch on TV.  COMPLETE 
  19. Make up a calendar of annual renewals so that I know when to start investigating utilities, insurances etc. And why not put birthdays etc on the same calendar as they don't exactly change year on year. Not yet complete but I have started a book and log of everything. UM, NOT QUITE
  20. Make up a list of outstanding jobs on a room by room basis: hopefully it is less daunting than just thinking everything needs doing in every room! Get cracking! Ahdel mended a scratch in the bath. Small stuff but a start.Not made the list yet but actual work is progressing well
  21. My birthday on Saturday and I am going out with my best friend for the day. If it doesn't rain we are going to a free music event in a park in the town, with a picnic and some wine :).COMPLETE 
  22. Family birthday treat is a meal cooked by Fahed on Sunday night. Hopefully a nice video as well.COMPLETE and a very enjoyable family evening it was too
  23. My friend had the same new years resolution as me - more fun in her life but the economical sort. So we are looking at other fun things to do. Next thing is Shakespeare at the Globe but on the Island. Something good to look forward to. COMPLETE but ongoing
  24. I have found someone who wants my jewellery findings and she is very nice so happy that they have a nice new home to go to COMPLETE
  25. I am going to learn to ice cakes, either from youtube or night classes or just by mucking around with icing. I make good cakes so I should be able to ice them. Not yet started as no birthdays until August but I am planning two for my friend and for my sister then. COMPLETE for the moment
  26. I am planning to get a bike. There is some tax deductible scheme at work whereby you can pay for a bike form your pre tax salary and safe 40%. UM,NOT QUITE I keep forgetting or the shop is shut.
  27. Went for a walk around the park at lunch today with my mate Paul. we booked it into our diaries to do it every Monday lunchtime. COMPLETE but ongoing
  28. Re-organise conservatory to make better use of space - Before end of June but after Fahed goes to visit his family. He can;t cope with the trauma of change.
  29. Make sure I attend weekly singing group at work - COMPLETE by ongoing, good fun.
  30. Clear a debt - will be done by end of June COMPLETE

27 OUT OF 30. I am happy with a 90% success rate. Maybe I should consider doing it all over again July


  1. You did really well! :)

  2. So productive! It is certainly good to have lists. At least you know how much progress you have made. I want a bike too...on some days. I have an old one but it is broken. I keep telling myself to that I need to try to fix it before I buy a new bike.

  3. I am just trying to keep up with you Laura!

    Yep, I have one that needs repairs too Daizy. Ah, Whoops


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