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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Listomania






I love lists. There, I've said it. Shopping lists. Lists of clothes and electrical items for the next holiday. Christmas lists. Plant lists. You name it, there's a list.

To indulge my passion, here are a few random lists. 10 x 10!

1. 10 FAVOURITE DAVID BOWIE SONGS
1. Life on Mars
2. Starman
3. Lady Stardust
4. The Dreamers
5. Sweet Thing
6. Slow Burn
7. Hello Spaceboy
8. Modern Love
9. Wild is the Wind
10. Word on a Wing

2. 10 FAVOURITE FILMS
I'm afraid these are not very high brow. A lot of my favourite films are associated with happy times / memories and family catchphrases. You won't find any Ibsen or Ingmar Bergman here. Surprisingly, for someone who hates musicals, there are two musicals!

1. Some Like It Hot
2. Mrs Doubtfire
3. Frankie and Johnny
4. Carry On Camping
5. Jean De Florette
6. Manon Des Sources
7. The Sound of Music
8. Oliver!
9. Life of Brian
10. Ondine

3. 10 FAVOURITE ROSES

1. Gertrude Jekyll
2. Rambling Rector
3. Scept'red Isle
4. Ena Harkness
5. Queen of Sweden
6. Olivia Rose Austin
7. Zephirine Drouhin
8. Jude the Obscure
9. Princess Alexandra of Kent
10. Iceberg

4. 10 FAVOURITE BOOKS

1. Jude the Obscure: Thomas Hardy
2. Jane Eyre: Charlotte Bronte
3. Silas Marner: George Eliot
4. 1984: George Orwell
5. The Snow Goose: Paul Gallico
6. Great Expectations: Charles Dickens
7. The Women's Room: Marilyn French
8. Never No More: Maura Laverty
9. The Skin Chairs: Barbara Comyns
10. I Sent A Letter to My Love: Bernice Rubens

5. 10 FAVOURITE FOODS
I'm a little astonished by my own list. I've dined at many fine establishments but the tastes that please me are traditional and hark back to my roots.

1. Vintage English cheddar
2. Quiche
3. Lamb rogan
4. Avocado
5. Cream tea
6. Pasty
7. Cheese omelette
8. Poached eggs on toast
9. Cheese and tomato sandwich
10. Kettle chips.

6. 10 DISLIKES
Not a heavy list ---- ie, global warming / Nigel Farage etc.

1. Goat's cheese
2. Rocket
3. Raw celery
4. Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals
5. "Les Miserables"
6. Simon Cowell
7. Films featuring swords and round tables, Jedi, light sabers, hobbits
8. Costume dramas
9. Jane Austen
10. People who text in restaurants

7. 10 RANDOM LIKES

1. The smell of sun cream on holiday
2. Scented stocks
3. Cup of tea
4. New car smell
5. Pink sky at night
6. Cats
7. Glass of champagne
8. Deserted beaches
9. Beaches in winter
10. A hot bath and big dinner after a Lake District walk

8. 10 FAVOURITE PLACES

1. Bournemouth, UK
2. Munich, Germany
3. Skiathos, Greece
4. Sri Lanka
5. Clovelly, UK
6. Exmouth, UK
7. Kefalonia, Greece
8. San Francisco, US
9. Polperro, UK
10. Borrowdale, UK

9. 10 PEOPLE I'D LOVE TO HAVE AS FRIENDS

1. Marian Keyes
2. David Hockney
3. Dr Sue Black
4. Ruth Goodman
5. Carol Vorderman
6. Julianne Moore
7. Johnnie Walker
8. Julia Bradbury
9. Monty Don
10, Vivienne Westwood

10. TEN RIDICULOUS PEOPLE

1. Donald Trump
2. Kanye West
3. Kim Kardashian
4. Simon Cowell
5. Jeremy Clarkson
6. Russell Brand
7. David Starkey
8. Donatella Versace
9. Karl Lagerfeld
10. Chris Moyles








1 comment:

Davethevibes. said...

So relieved not to be in list 10.

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