Meme again

It was unique when Joke did it, compelling when Badger did it, and so good by Pea that I had to do my own…
This is so a work in progress I’m listing it in the sidebar… soon. (I have to go and express now.)

Movies you need to watch in order to understand me better

You’ve Got Mail
Steel Magnolias
A Room with a View
Napoleon Dynamite
I heart Huckabees
Mall Rats
Love Actually
Benny and June
Being John Malcovich
Big Night
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
The Long, Long Trailer
The Mission
Home for the Holidays
Little Women
With Six You Get Eggroll
Please don’t eat the daisies
The Philadelphia Story
On Golden Pond
The Girl in the Cafe
The Karate Kid

TV Programmes you need to watch in order to understand me better
HR PuffnStuff
Wacky Races
Rocky & Bullwinkle
I Dream of Jeannie
The Partridge Family
The Flying Nun
The Goodies
The Good Life
To the Manor Born
The Ghost and Mrs Muir
The Nanny and the Professor
I Love Lucy
The Cosby Show
Family Ties
Magnum PI
The Office (UK version)
Creature Comforts
Drop the Dead Donkey
The Sullivans
Sons and Daughters
America’s Next Top Supermodel
any Ice Skating
Arrested Development

Singers/bands you need to listen to in order to understand me better
Carole King (Tapestry)
Joni Mitchell
Sally Boyden
Anything by:
Ben Folds
Ben Kweller
John Denver
Crowded House
The Eels
Bruce Springsteen
Kasey Chambers
Tracy Chapman
Missy Higgins
Dixie Chicks


Books you need to read in order to understand me better
The Magic Far Away Tree, Enid Blyton
Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
The Borrowers, Mary Norton
Anne of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
Milly Molly Mandy, Joyce Lankester Brisley
Nancy Drew, Carolyn Keene
Clan of the Cave Bear series, Jean M Auel (but really, only because as a good Christian teenager, this was as close to sex as I was every going to get.)
Anything by Chuck Palahnick – but in particular Choke and Survivor
Skinny Legs and All, Tom Robbins
As I lay dying, William Faulkner

Plays/Musicals you need to watch in order to understand me better
Away, Michael Gow
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Dracula Spectacular
The Mikado

Periodicals/Journals/Magazines/Newspapers you need to read in order to understand me better
The Sydney Morning Herald
Vanity Fair
Australian Gourmet Traveller
Donna Hay
Vogue Entertaining
The Monthly
Martha Stewart Living

Places you need to visit in order to understand me better
Any boutique shoe store
David Jones
Any bookstore
Florence, Italy
Morgan’s (deli)
Livoti’s (deli)
Simon Johnson’s cheeseroom
Wheel & Barrow

Restaurants you need to visit to understand me
Pazzo, Surry Hills
Tabou, Surry Hills
Nilgiris, St Leonards
Claudes, Woollahra
Becasse, CBD
Bilsons, CBD

Comestibles and libations of which you need to partake in order to understand me better
lemon sauce cake
apple or peach or rhubarb crumble
stewed apples
baked dinner – either roast lamb or chicken
creamed rice
cooked mushrooms
Cheese Twisties
Cheese Doritos
Kettle Chips
Tonic water
Violet Crumbles
Cosmopolitan cocktails
Sparkling Shiraz
Gin (Bombay Sapphire) & Tonic
Limoncello (Chef’s)
sour cream
goats cheese
Sicilian green olives