Writer’s Workshop: Quite Unfortunately it’s Not for Now

Pink Tulips

Pink Tulips

There are many things that I wish to do in my life. You can say that it is on my bucket list of things to achieve while I  am still physically and mentally capable.

Given the current conditions and situation that I am in at the moment it is not possible for me to achieve it as yet. I do not have the funding nor the luxury of the time on my hands to complete the task which I wish to do.

Here is a list of 8 things that I have been wanting to do but just can’t at the moment.

1. Getting my Masters

I really would like to further my education and go back to school. I miss the days I spent studying in the university. Even though  it would be certainly challenging for me as it has been more then a decade since I was last in school but I welcome the challenge.

I haven’t decided as yet though what type of Masters I would like to get. It’s still a tie between a MBA or a Masters in Education.

2. Learn the Saxophone

I always love this instrument and how sexy Kenny G looks playing it. Even though I do know how to play the piano and the violin but I have never really tried playing a woodwind instrument.  I don’t think it will be too difficult for me to pick it up since I already know the basics of note reading.

3. Take up a professional photography course.

It would be nice to be able to play around with a full frame DSLR with all the fancy lenses. To know exactly how to use it and have mentor who can guide me through it with hands on experience.

4. Take up a Japanese Cooking class

The kids and I love eating Japanese food and it would be great if I could make more Japanese dishes at home and learn the tricks on how they make their ramen broth so tasty. It would certainly help us save $$  as we need not eat out that often on the weekend when we have a craving for Japanese food. 

5.  Learn how to do  Ikebana

The Japanese art of flower arrangement has always  been of interest to me. It’s really intriguing seeing how a simple arrangement can really jazz up the room and add character to it’s surroundings.

6.  Live and work overseas.

I would love a change of scenery  and move away from the tropical heat.  Staying here in Singapore  I long to enjoy the changes of climate which I had when I was studying in Australia back then.

7.  Spend a month touring around Europe

I love the scenery in that region and the varied architecture and landscapes.   It would be great to be able to travel to the various cities in Europe and experience their rustic charm.

8.  Experiencing Sky Diving

This is something which I hope to be able to experience. Even though I do have a slight phobia of heights but the adrenaline rush is what’s draws me to try it out.

What have you been putting off?


Jenny Matlock

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