My Impossible List

A list of all the things I want to work towards in my life. Some are simple things, other are fantastical, yet others almost impossible. Yet I've written them down to  remind me to work towards what I want for myself and the people around me.

If you want to see what I'm up to right now, check out my now page.

Life 🔥

  • Completely stop biting my nails
    • Grow guitar nails on my right hand(?)
  • Publish my own introspective book
  • Build a finished IoT prototype product
  • Have 1m NOK in the bank [May 2020]

Read about my life.

Health 🥦

  • Do 100 consecutive pushups
  • One-armed pushup (with proper form)
  • Hanging flag
  • Floating plank
  • Lift from floating plank → handstand and back
  • Lift to handstand (From sitting l-hold)
  • Press to handstand (Standing, feet apart)
    • Press to handstand (Standing, feet together)
  • One-armed handstand
  • Handstand in rings
  • 20 consecutive pullups
  • Do a muscle-up (On rings)
    • Do a muscle-up (On a bar)
    • Do a full L-sit muscle-up
  • Ring levers
    • Front lever for 15s
    • Back lever for 15s
  • Run from Pl. Independència → Castell de Sant Miquel and back in less than 1h (12km total, 320m)
  • Run the Stoltzenkleiven-opp race in Bergen

Adventure ⚡️

  • Row from Varvik → Lofoten
  • Climb 5 mountains in Vesterålen (the region I’m from) (2/5)
  • Bike from Norway → Spain
  • Spend a weekend together with all my best friends from around the world
  • Walk El Camino de Santiago

Read about my adventures here.

Travel 🌍

  • Travel to Tanzania
  • Live in Taiwan
  • Travel to Malaysia with my friend Tim
  • Travel to Germany (Bohn) with my friend Jan
  • Travel to all the provinces in Spain (4/52)
    • Cádiz, Guipúzcoa, Girona, Barcelona

Read about my adventures here.

Events to attend 📅

  • VM i Skreifeske i Lofoten

Professional 🕳

  • Build a personal brand and maintain it for some time
  • Properly learn the Julia programming language
  • Use meta programming for something useful and productive
  • Build an iOS app and publish it on the App Store
  • Use ML/AI for a project in work

Skills 🧰

Languages 🐋

  • Learn Lithuanian
  • Learn to speak (and not only read) French fluently
  • Learn Arabic
  • Learn Mandarin Chinese
  • Learn Swahili
  • Learn Russian

Read  about my language learning.

Guitar 🎼

  • Learn to play Capricho Árabe on the classical guitar
  • Play the guitar in public with my father
  • Create my own arrangement of a song
  • Play, record and use the recording for a project

Read  about my guitar playing.

Cooking 🍷🍴

  • Learn to cook staples from the North-Norwegian kitchen with my grandmothers
  • Learn to perfectly make the five "mother sauces" of la Cuisine Française:
    • Béchamel
    • Espagnole
    • Velouté
    • Hollandaise
    • Tomate

Read  about my cooking.

Other

  • Learn 50 poems by heart ( 5/50 )
  • Learn to draw botanical illustrations in watercolours
  • Learn to draw figure drawings
  • Learn dance styles:
    • Salsa
    • Swing
    • Tango
  • Learn to renovate a house/flat
  • Learn to dis- and assemble a car engine

This page is inspired by The Impossible List. I first read about it here.