"Most people die at 25 and aren’t buried until they’re 75" - Benjamin Franklin

"Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage against the dying of the light" - Dylan Thomas

"I hope someday you finally get the chance to live like you are dying" - Tim McGraw



Crobs rode the waves lapping the shoreline of Kuta Beach on the Indonesian island of Bali to cross this item off his list; whilst his instructor seemed to be more interested in picking up the nearby sunbathing girls than actually offering him any form of tuiton.

#42: visit auschwitz

Crobs took a harrowing and humbling tour of the Auschwitz Museum and Auschwitz-Burkenau Concentration Camp to cross this item off his list, learning in great detail about the Nazi's 'Final Solution' regime during WWII and resultant atrocities.

#48: Go hunting for dragons

Crobs enlisted the acquaintance of a fellow countryman on his quest to hunt for dragons on the island of Komodo in Indonesia, the only place in the world where these creatures can be sighted in the wild. What ensued was an expedition for the ages.

#93: Spend the night on a desert island

Crobs deliberately stranded himself on a Fijian tropical paradise to cross this item of the list. Whilst sipping cocktails in the sun sounds like bliss, however, his experience turned out to be far from it.

#146: get drunk on a vineyard tour

A chance encounter in a bar whilst holidaying on the New Zealand island of Waiheke led to Crobs getting excessively drunk on a vineyard tour the following day alongside some very interesting characters.

#94: shoot guns at a rifle range

Whilst ringing in the New Year in Vilnius, Lithuania, Crobs took the opportunity of being in a post-Soviet country to fire some rather heavy-duty weapons in a rather safety-sketchy environment