Lists

Who doesnt love a list?

Shopping lists, playlists, film collections, things covered by insurance, rare bird sightings – I even witnessed some people Coach Spotting recently – running between coaches and arduously noting … who knows what?

But whatever your thing, in the west we are a culture of list-makers, so have at it,  see some of mine, and add your own

Summer films

Summer films

The UK is in the middle of an unlikely and persistent heatwave  temperatures are in the high twenties, when for most British summer’s, the best you can hope for is high teens.

Interestingly we cope with this unusual heat better than cold spells.

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Sunny Playlist

Sunny Playlist

As soon as there is a hint of warmth and sunshine, we try to encourage it with brighter, sunnier music.

And wait…

Here is my sunny-may-playlist

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Bitch about it

Bitch about it

Some times it’s necessary to put on music that is as bad-tempered as you.
There’s nothing like a wronged woman plotting her revenge, or telling you how little you matter to get the blood pumping. I use this playlist for getting me through difficult vacuuming periods, and when decision makers at work are being morons!

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Favourite opening scenes

Favourite opening scenes

Some opening scenes to films are so arresting and brilliant that they stay in the mind. In most cases, the rest of the film is not an anticlimax. My favourite 5 list features films that have great beginnings to great films. Of course that is not everyone’s view, a read a critic who said that Lars von Trier should have quit after the prologue for Melancholia, – witty but not supported by viewing.

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