My favourites

 


My Favourites



Books;      THE RED TENT by Anita Diamant
                 ANAM CARA, by John O’Donohue
                 RING OF BRIGHT WATER by Gavin Maxwell
                 MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden

                 The museum of Innocence by Orham Pamuk

                 Confessions by St Augustine folio edition
               


Biography
; FOREVER ENGLAND, The life of Rupert Brooks by Mike Read

                   Time bends by Arthur Miller           

                   Learning not to be first - the life of Christina Rossetti by Kathleen Jones


Albums;    BLESS THE WEATHER by John Martyn
                 LONDON CONSEVERSATION by John Martyn
                 STORMBRINGER by John and Beverly Martyn
                 PINK MOON by Nick Drake
                 FAST CAR by Tracie Chapman
                 ETERNAL LIGHT by Priory of the Resurection New Hall
                 THE PIANO by Michael Nyman

                 LUNGS Florence and the machine 

                 NICK CAVE The Boatman's Call (into my arms) (Bromptons Oratory)


Songs;       FAIRY TALES LULLABY by John Martyn
                  LOVE by John Lennon 

                  get here by dina carol


Tv;             AT HOME WITH JAMIE OLIVER


Radio ;      SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD Radio 4 Sunday Morning 6.00


Films;        HIDEOUS KINKY                        FIDLER ON THE ROOF
                  THE WIZARD OF OZ                  CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
                  THE PIANO                               SLIDING DOORS
                  CRASH                                     IRIS
                  THE ENGLISH PATIENT (the love scene)
                  CHOCOLATE                             BRIEF ENCOUNTER


Poets/Poetry   

                  The Marriage of Psyche.
                  by Kathleen Raine


                  THE SOLDIER by Rupert Brooke

                  Keats

                  Alice walker

                 Christina Rossetti


Places;      

                 PIERRE LA'CHAISE CEMETRY PARIS 

                 STONE HENGE (before the fence was put up)

                 CHARLESTON in Sussex, Virginia Woolfs home

                 BETH CHATTOS GARDEN (in the Autumn)

                 ABBEY HOUSE GARDENS Malmesbury Wiltshire

                 THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY INNOCENCE High Beech Epping Forest

                 COME TOO GOOD 1st QUAKER HOUSE CORNWALL

                 MY TEMPLE


Res’taurants;       THE COMPANY SHED at East Mersea
                            BILLS Lewes East Sussex
                            THE ADRIATICO Woodford Green



Favourite line from a show;

“FOG FOG FOG, All the bloody time.  No one knows where he was going, only that ole devil sea, she knows”   Anna Christie


Favourite scene from a showMASQUERADE from Phantom of the Opera


Favourite blogs   The invisible province

                             Bridges and Tangents

                             Betty Duffy

                             Musings by meadow sage