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40 before 40 Update

I felt it was time to provide you with an update on some how some of my 40 before 40 challenges are going. The honest truth is slowly but that ok I am only really in my first year of doing it.

Still here is where I have got to.

No6 – Visit 5 Landmarks in 5 Different Cities in at least 3 Different Countries.

I have now completed two of the five landmarks

Landmark number one was the statue of Juliet in the city of Verona, Italy, this happened when I was working away in Italy in December 2012. You can read about that trip here.

Touching Juliet’s Boob – she did not seem to mind

Landmark number two was Piccadilly circus in London, UK,  which I visited recently with my wife when we when on a mini break to London to visit the British Museum and see an exhibition on Ice Age Art.

Piccadilly Circus acting like a Tourist

Challenge Number 17 – Lose 2st

I will agree this is a bit of a cop out kind of challenge however I started the year at 20st 12lb and I currently 20st 5lb. Ok that is not a huge weight loss and I am sure I could be more proactive about this however, over the last 4 years I have been a bit of a Yoyo dieter so I would lose half a stone one month and the following month put it back on so the fact that I have lost the weight and kept it off I see as a positive.

Challenge Number 25 – Photograph Spotty Wott and/or Dotty Wott in 40 Locations.

This Challenge has now reached a total of three possibly four location:-

  1. Piazza Dei Signori, Vicenza, Italia
  2. Piccadilly Circus, London, UK – Photo above.
  3. With Hoa Hakananai’a Easter Island statue, in the British Museum, London, UK
  4. With winged Lion Statue, in the British Museum, London, UK
Dotty in Piazza Dei Signori
Spotty with Hoa Hakananai
Spotty with winged Lion Statue


Now I need a Ruling from everyone out there, I have said that this challenged has reached three possibly four location that is because two of the photos are both from the British Museum which is technically one location but they were two distinct areas of the museum. However I agree that this could lead to me photographing Spotty & Dotty in 36 location around my house and saying the challenge is complete so I leave it to you to vote in the comments.

Has this Challenged reached 3 or 4 location? You decide

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  • Send Spotty or Dotty to me and I get their photo taken in a couple of places in west Wales for you if you want. I’m not sure how old you are but time does go quick, in July I’ll be 39 and I don’t know where the last 10 years have gone, I’m blaming the kids. Keep up the good work and challenges.

    • Now there is an offer for Spotty or Dotty to travel.

      Might need another ruling as to wether I have to actually be the one who takes the photo or if it just has to be Spotty and Dotty photographed.

      I am almost 37 so I do have 3 years to complete all my challenges.

      btw you did not say if you thing the two photos in the British Museum count as one or two for the places 🙂