What are the top items on your anti-bucket list — those things you never, ever want to do, places you never want to visit, books you never want to read, etc.?
I had a fantastic list all written up as a draft, but I lost it all thanks to a glitch in the WP app on my iPad (ugh!)… so let’s see if I can recall what I wrote…
Bali: I’ve no desire to ever go to Bali. Tourism, particularly Aussie tourism has pretty much completely destroyed any desire I ever had to go there. So much so, they actually made a TV show about how fucking retarded Aussie’s get when they go there. The only way I would ever go there is to spend a week or so at some private resort, where all I do is sleep, swim, sleep some more, eat myself stupid, and have two massages per day.
Middle East: As much as the movies make it look all exotic and glamorous etc, the reality is, there is simply far too much shit going on over there. Yes, it’s a generalisation, but there’s always some kind of war, or military action. Too many people with guns and / or explosives.
Russia: Because, Russia.
Iconic Tourist Spots: I’m looking at you Eiffel Towel, Taj Mahal, Big Ben, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Colosseum etc. Whilst I’d love to be over visiting those countries, well, perhaps India not so much, I loathe giant crowds of people. So if I was going to France or Italy or Greece, I’d be doing something different instead.
50 Shades of Grey: Soft-porn for housewives, and horny gay guys. I can’t believe that the entire world went into a fucking meltdown over this, and now there’s a movie coming out… although, let’s be honest, I’ll probably end up watching the movie just out of sheer curiosity… to see how terrible it is.
Bungee jump: I want to want to be able to do this, but I simply cant. After having a discussion about it recently, I realised I’d be more inclined to go skydiving instead of bungee jumping. I cannot understand the logic behind this… but no. just no.
Corn: Again, just NO.
Eating Bugs / insects: Again, like corn, NO! Also, see Bali (above). That shit is just messed up. The last thing I would ever do is see myself chowing down on a skewer of deep-fried spiders.
Children: Sorry Hulk, not happening. As much as I can tolerate looking after other people’s kids, the best part about that is being able to give them back. I can’t stand people, generally speaking, and my tolerance for children is even lesser… so me having children is just not meant to be.