What do you want to do before you die?

Very cool. What’s your list?


Ours is up on the wall in Esc HQ and growing fast.

To enter this week’s competition (Monday 11th Jan to Monday 18th Jan) write your own mini-list of three things you want to do before you die in the comments box below.

The most inventive and exciting mini-list (decided by our impartial panel of judges) will win their ticket next Monday.  [Don’t let this competition stop you from buying your ticket this week!  If you win we’ll give you a refund.] 😉

NOW CLOSED – congratulations to Josh for winning his ticket

  • Rob

    Right… I might as well kick things off:

    3 things I want to do before I die:

    1 – own a double decker bus

    2 – sky dive (solo)… pull the shute myself

    3 – own a parrot and teach it to talk

  • http://byronfitzpatrick.wordpress.com/ Byron Fitzpatrick

    Three things I want to do before I die:

    Change someone’s life dramatically (in the style of the secret millionaire but I would not tell them it was me)

    Eat at El Bulli

    Trek the Hindu Kush

  • Dom

    1) Set up a business
    2) Climb above 7,000 meters
    3) Learn how to fly a helicopter

  • Peachy

    1) Meet Delta Goodrem
    2) Lead a protest
    3) Have a kid

  • Rebecca

    1)Spend a winter above the Arctic Circle, watching and photographing the Northern Lights

    2)Make a collection of films/animations

    3)Develop the idea in my head into a real life successful business

  • http://www.steveblethyn.co.uk Steve

    3 things I want to do before I die:

    1. The Seven Summits (if that can’t count as one thing then Climb Everest)
    2. Ski to South Pole (even if only the last degree)
    3. Teach/help others to save lives (in the wilderness or their own high street, cos you never know when that first aid lesson may come in handy)

  • Nico

    3 things I want to do before I die:

    1. Live
    2. Raise my childeren into independent and free individuals with a golden heart (which they already have)
    3. Travel the edges of the world map south and north

  • Josh

    1. I want to raise the standards of living tangibly for 10,000 people in poverty in Latin America by designing a market-based solution similar to the Acumen Fund concept.

    2. I want to ride my motorcycle over the Karakoram Highway and across the Sahara.

    3. I want to spend a year travelling with my as yet non-existent children and teach them 3 languages.

  • Nicky

    1. Run a marathon

    2. Write a book

    3. Volunteer in an orphanage

  • Thomas McLeod

    3 things i want to do before i die:

    1. Record a song
    2. Catch a Marlin
    3. Make my parents proud.

  • Laura Troughton

    1. Have a happy, healthy family

    2. own a dexter cow or a herd.

    3. Make a dent in one of the problems facing the world… ( i have a shortlist)

  • http://sarahouten.co.uk Sarah Outen

    1. Travel round the globe under human power
    2. Live in a tree house
    3. Inspire some little people (young ones as opposed to just shorties!)

    • Rob

      Little birdie (or, my brain) tells me you could be well underway with all three?!

    • http://photobychriswalter.com walter.chris@gmail.com

      You can count me inspired, Sarah. But only being 3 years your younger I am not sure it counts…

  • http://www.leehughes.co.uk Lee Hughes

    I only have two but I think they cover all bases..

    1. Give
    2. To be able to look back on my life and say, yes i lived it.

    • Rob

      “I would rather be ashes than dust!
      I would rather that my spark should burn out
      in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot.
      I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom
      of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
      The function of man is to live, not to exist.
      I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them.
      I shall use my time.”
      Jack London