Thirty Under 30- Happy & Proud

Continuing my celebratory blog re-launch and birthday week with 30 of my life’s accomplishments thus far.

On 22nd August 2018 I hit 30 years of age!

As part of my celebrations and a hopeful step towards a major life-time goal I have re-launched my blog. This first week of posts is dedicated to my past, present and future with the intention of giving you all a look behind the curtain at me… Roxanne Michelle.

Today I’m sharing thirty moments in my life so far

Some of my happiest memories, proudest moments and favourite accomplishments. 

  • Won a karaoke contest in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

  • Hunted for Dracula at Brasov Castle, Romania

  • Painted my own contribution on the Lennon Wall, Prague

  • Saw the Amsterdam Festival of Light

  • Stood at the top of the Empire State Building

  • Walked the width of Manhattan

  • Toured inside The White House

  • Attended Download, Sonisphere, Big Reunion, T4, SouthWest Live and Birmingham Fusion music festivals.

  • Watched The Lion King, Wicked, Aladdin, Cats, LOTR, Guys & Dolls and HP The Cursed Child in London theatres

  • Participated and hosted in a German foreign exchange student program

  • Interrupted filming of the hollywood movie ‘Burn After Reading’

  • Played the clarinet in a local theatre orchestra

  • Did a public reading to over 100 attendees

  • Appeared in the local newspapers

  • Sang a duet in a live recorded show

  • Taught a child to swim

  • Successfully tutored a failing student

  • Adopted four rescue animals

  • Led fundraisers for CiN, Cancer Research, St Margarets Hospice, Jeans for Genes and numerous other charities.

  • Became successful in my field as a Retail Manager

  • Pitched a merchandising concept to a major CEO

  • Became frequently headhunted by prospective employers

  • Successfully mentored several candidates in my workplace

  • Passed my driving test

  • Took out a sole mortgage for my own house

  • Prevented several violent crimes

  • Beat Anorexia and Body dysmorphic disorder

  • Overcame paternal abandonment

  • Saved a life

  • Fell in love

Author: Roxanne Michelle

Dramatic, curly-haired wannabe writer from a nowhere town in Somerset. Stop-starter of all projects great and small. Here to talk books, film, mental health and lifestyle.

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