Following Andy's example, I've decided to share some of my goals in life. None of these are hard or fast, they're primarily to motivate me to get off my ass a bit more.

  • Reach 20,000 tweets

    30,094 tweets

    Not really a goal, more a badge of honour. I've been on Twitter for almost 4 years and while I don't tweet as much as some, reaching 20K would be an achievement.

  • Hit 1,000 downloads of HL plugins


    With the recent release of my HL Plugins for WordPress it would be really cool to see them downloaded by the public.

  • Run a mile in six minutes

    1 mile in 5 minutes 58 seconds

    After running for over a year I decided it was time to try and improve my pace. Short but intense intervals are the key.

  • Reach 25,000 points on Xbox Live

    21,629 points

    I have a lot of Xbox games but rarely find time to play them through to completion, meaning many of them have dozens of achievements outstanding.

  • Lose four stone in weight

    9 kg

    Along with the increase in exercise comes a desire to finally shed some of the pounds I've been carrying around. More exercise, less food.

  • See 100 films this year

    9 films

    I'm a bit of a cinema-buff, going several times a week. Last year I saw nearly 100 films, this year I want to hit that target.

  • Run 150 miles by Christmas

    0 miles

    Pretty self-explanatory. A nice steady target to hit alongside my swimming.