Soundtrack of my life

CHAPTER 2.3 :

Soundtrack of my life

“The music themes and songs that are engraved in our dearest memories that can evoke a memory faster than anything else, or make you feel good and giddy.”

music

Ode to Joy. Beethoven.

Enigma Variations. Edward Elgar

Homeward Bound.  Simon & Garfunkel

Hey Jude.  The Beetles

Killer Queen. Queen

Heathcliff.  Kate Bush

Vienna. Ultravox

Don’t You Want Me Baby?  Human League

Other Side of the World.  K.T. Tunstall

White Flag. Dido

Marie

Words that matter

CHAPTER 2.2 :

WORDS THAT MATTER

“today, let’s make a list of those words that has pushed you forward, to do good, to be glad. Words that kept you standing. Words that encouraged you to keep moving. Words that picked you up. Words that lit you up. Words that introduced you to an unknown world. Words that explained you the meaning of life, even beyond earth.”

lists-words

  1. I love you.
  2. Be the best that you can be.
  3. If not now when?
  4. If you don’t have a dream how can you make a dream come true?
  5. Do no harm.

Marie

Screen kisses

CHAPTER 2.1 :

FAVOURITE ONSCREEN KISSES

With Valentine’s Day in mind, here are some  favourite onscreen kisses.

KISSES

In no particular order these are the first few that sprang to mind:

  1. Rachel McAdams & Ryan Gosling – The Notebook
  2. Ali McGraw & Ryan O’Neal – Love Story
  3. Debra Winger & Richard Gere – An Officer and A Gentleman
  4. Rachel Mc Adams & Eric Bana – The Time Traveller’s Wife
  5. Vivien Leigh & Clarke Gable – Gone with the Wind
  6. Demi Moore & Patrick Swayze – Ghost
  7. Meg Ryan & Tom Hanks – You’ve Got Mail
  8. Audrey Hepburn & George Peppard – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  9. Sophia Myles & James Franco – Tristan & Isolde

Marie

 

 

Travel dreams

CHAPTER 2.0 : DREAM TRAVELS

“Why not kick this new month by sharing a piece of our dreams : travels we’d love to do, places we’d like to go to,  we’ve been dreaming of, even writing them down in our bucket list bust never found the time for.”

travel

I’ve been lucky enough to visit some beautiful parts of the world, these are a few of the places I’d love to go to n

Travel dreams

  1. The Orient Express.
  2. The Ice Hotel in Sweden.
  3. Cruise down the Nile.
  4. Moscow & St. Petersburg.
  5. Japan.
  6. Hawaii
  7. tibet
  8. The Bahamas.
  9. Boston & Washington.
  10. The Alhambra in Granada.

Marie

Books that Transport You

CHAPTER 1.4 :

THE BOOKS THAT TRANSPORT

YOU

“Just-One-More-Page Syndrome. I’m talking about the books that made you feel like you knew the characters.”

lists-of-books

I listed these as they came to me, but  could have gone on and on.

Books that transport me.

  1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin.
  2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.
  3. The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye.
  4. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
  5. The Great Gatsby by F. Scot Fitzgerald.
  6. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.
  7. The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.
  8. The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling.
  9. The Rivers of London series by Ben Arronovitch.
  10. His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman.

I love them all for different reasons and  enjoy reading them again and again.

Marie

List of desires

This month I’ve enjoyed reading The Great Book of Lists posts over at La Duchesse d’Erat’s blog.

CHAPTER 1.3

THE LIST OF YOUR DESIRES

“Instead of listing material things to buy, I suggest we list things we feel like doing in 2016.”

list-3-desires

My aspiration (not resolution) for  2016 is to improve my Well-being and to let go of life’s stresses.

My List of Desires

Enjoy more family hugs.

Eat less meat.

Improve my inner calmness.

Learn Tai Chi.

Spend more time with friends. 

Marie