1) I learned to play poker (and won my first game).
2) I learned to knit.
3) I learned to drive stick shift (manual transmission).
4) I became an auntie for the first time.
5) I took my first Greyhound journey.
6) I went to (and was maid of honour) in my first British wedding.
7) I went sailing for the first time.
8) I had my first cross-chanel ferry ride.
9) I cooked my first turkey.
10) I learned how to crochet.
Many other wonderful and trying things happened this year. But now I'm looking forward to what the New Year will hold.