Castaway's Choice

My favourites —books, music, film and anything else.  What I would want with me on a desert island.

The Written Word
The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, both by Nancy Mitford
Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Stormy Night by Michèle Lemieux
Operating Instructions, by Anne Lamott
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark
Mrs Miniver, by Jan Struthers
Jane Eyre,  by Charlotte Brontë
The Zen of Seeing, by Frederick Franck
e. e. cummings
•Invisible Cities, by Italo Calvino

•George Gershwin
•Gospel music, especially Mahalia Jackson
•Alison Krauss
•Erik Satie
•Joni Mitchell, circa Blue

•His Girl Friday
•Il Postino
•The Great Race
•Endless Summer
•All About Eve
•Annie Hall 
•A Matter of Life and Death

•My Favourite Year
•Bull Durham
•Court Jester
•Allegro non Troppo
•Paper Moon
•Grey's Anatomy
•The Man who would be King
•Four Weddings
•Notting Hill
•Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
•When Harry met Sally
•Raiders of the Lost Ark
•Road to Morocco
•Local Hero
•Jean de Florette

And also
•Hot Chocolate from Angelina's
•Autumn:  my favourite season, hands down.
•Serigraphs by Sister Corita Kent
•A submarine sandwich from Hank's
•Ginger.  And cilantro.  Because I put them on everything.
•A rapidograph.
•A swiss army knife.
•Stained glass windows
•A good old-fashioned hardware store

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