Goals, Dreams and Bucket List

The list will gradually increase, and some things will be struck as time passes
  1. Be a patient person
  2. Get a home for parents somewhere quiet
  3. Adopt kids
  4. Sponsor children’s education
  5. Build a small library room
  6. Have a garden backyard and different vegetables and fruits grown
  7. Get a simple neat kitchen
  8. Become a published goddamn author
  9. Explore the place or city by walking/cycling
  10. Have lunch dates with friends once a week
  11. I want to be able to become a person that gifts books to people
  1. An instrument, preferably a violin or a sitar
  2. Painting
  3. Indian languages: Bengali, Marathi and Urdu
  4. Foreign: Turkish, French, Latin, any African language
  1. Cambridge Book Depot, Mussoorie Mall Road (dear Bond, I am coming🥺, one day)
  2. Champaca Bookstore, Bangalore
  3. Kolkata (i am going to walk around in jhumkas, kurta, bindi and a jhola in the city. Beat that)
  4. Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh
  5. Atlantis Bookstore, Santorini, Greece
  6. Turkey (pick olives and mushrooms)
  7. Illiterati, Meclodganj
  8. Benaras, UP
  9. Walking Book Fairs, Orrisa
  10. Bombay (i wanna see pretty samundar)
  11. Pakistan (Karachi biscuits, Lahori culture)
  12. Pondicherry, Goa, all places French-ish
  13. Dehradun Valley
  14. Darjeeling-Siliguri stretch
  15. Assam (I want to see the massive Brahmputra and sunrise)
  16. Rameshwaram
  • get drunk (oh god please give me a chance to get drunk drunk)
  • skinny dipping at night
  • ̶a̶t̶t̶e̶n̶d̶ ̶a̶ ̶Q̶a̶w̶a̶l̶i̶
  • attend an independent music artist gathering
  • attend a book signing
  • build a treehouse
  • d̶o̶ ̶a̶ ̶f̶u̶l̶l̶ ̶d̶a̶y̶ ̶l̶a̶n̶g̶a̶r̶ ̶S̶e̶w̶a̶ (I genuinely enjoyed it. It was peaceful and soul-soothing, even though my bones hurt every Saturday Sunday now)
  • volunteer in a bookstore
  • work in a bakery/cafe for a month
  • climb a mountain
  • go for a trek
  • clean a beach
  • ̶g̶e̶t̶ ̶a̶ ̶p̶e̶n̶ ̶f̶r̶i̶e̶n̶d̶
  • write postcards and letters to loved ones
  • w̶r̶i̶t̶e̶ ̶a̶ ̶f̶a̶n̶ ̶m̶a̶i̶l̶
  • a̶t̶t̶e̶n̶d̶ ̶a̶n̶ ̶a̶r̶t̶ ̶g̶a̶l̶l̶e̶r̶y̶ ̶o̶p̶e̶n̶i̶n̶g̶
  • get a chance to dress up for a ball party (I want this so much, growing up watching rom-coms and realizing Indian schools won’t have it, sucks!)
  • build a Snowman (I have never ever seen snowww)
  • have a house swap
  • stay in a stranger’s home during a trip for cultural experiences
  • pay for someone’s meal
  • watch a movie screening at an open theatre
  • rekindle the lost connection with theatre and radio
  • ̶t̶r̶y̶ ̶S̶u̶s̶h̶i̶
  • go horse riding (it is most likely that I will be constantly scared of the horse)
  • beach walk (I have never seen samundar)
  • go scuba diving
  • para shoot gliding
  • get a window seat on the plane (I have never been on a plane and merko chahiye window seat merko nahi pata)
  • watch a movie in a theatre
  • hot chocolate on a beach
  • hot chocolate in front of a fireplace
  • hot chocolate in the library
  • hot chocolate in an elevator
  • hot chocolate in a car
  • hot chocolate in banyo
  • attend a wedding dinner
  • attend a Nikaah
  • crash a wedding
  • give a friend a bachelorette
  • organize a surprise birthday party for self (YES!)
  • colour my hair (I swear I want to do this so much but ughhh Mummy)
  • try Stand-up comedy (my life is a solid comic material)
  • Get upper ear piercing (technically this should be struck off but its a long story)
  • Flash mob dance

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