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Bucket List – Own an Atari 2600 with River Raid

The What Own an Atari 2600 with River Raid!  Ok, an Atari 2600 is an old console, made back in the late 70′s.  Feeling a bit old writing that…  The controller had one stick and one button.  We had one...

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Bucket List – Learn Blacksmithing

The What Learn some basic blacksmith skills.  This covers off learning all of the fundamentals, learning how to use the traditional tools to make something useful.  I’m guessing most people reading this know what a blacksmith does, however, here’s a...

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Bucket List – High Tea

The What Another fairly simple one, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. As a contrast to the simple and restrained Japanese Tea Ceremony, it’s time for a High Tea. The Why A High Tea just sounds interesting.  It’s dignified, has tasty...

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Bucket List – Own ten hats

The What. Own ten hats.  At once.  Pretty simple! The Why. Hats are cool and largely ignored in modern society except for a few instances where people discuss “fascinators” and what not. The How. Buy some hats!  I’m currently half...

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Bucket List – Own a motorbike

The What. A motorbike.  What kind though?  That’s a more difficult question.  There are a few choices here.  I can either buy new, second hand or one that needs restoration.  I’m having trouble deciding, however, there are benefits to restoring...

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Bucket List – Ride to the Naadam festival on a horse

The What. Yeah, good question for this one, actually.  What is a Naadam Festival and why would I use a horse to get there?  Naadam is the festival in Mongolia.  Held each year near the capital of Ulaanbaatar, the Naadam festival...

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Bucket List – Obtain a degree

The What. Obtain a degree.  This one is, fortunately, already underway.  In this instance, I’ve selected to go for a basic Bachelor of Arts with a major in either History or Philosophy.  Useful?  Well, not from a vocational perspective, no. ...

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Bucket List – Singapore Sling in Raffles

The What. The Singapore Sling.  An easy one to start the list with.  If you’re not familiar with the Singapore Sling, here’s a quick run down.  Some time back in the late nineteenth century to early twentieth century, in the...

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Bucket List – Day 1

Ok.  So here we go.  There’s a lot of cool things to do and not a lot of time to do it in.  So this is the bucket list I’ve started.  Right now there’s around 30 items on it or...

Descartes: Meditations

I’d best write this, before I forget much more.  Having said that Descartes went off on such a wild ride after he made a literal leap of faith, that I had trouble reaching the end.  It started well, and there...