Daily Prompt: Put together a a musical playlist of songs that describe your life, including what you hope your future entails. It’s funny that this prompt appeared today. There is a song called Mix Tape in Avenue Q, which I went to see yesterday, and it is a musical from which I could choose several songs to … Continue reading Mix Tape: May 2014-15
I will be talking about the trip to Bologna soon, but first there’s a mini anniversary to acknowledge: after just over two years, this is the 200th post on Wake Up Your Luck. This actually turned out to be quite annoying, because I felt like the post should be especially good because it was the … Continue reading My Motivational Music
2014 did not get off to the best start. In fact, it didn’t get started until May. Then it had another little snooze and woke up in October. It was at once the best and most boring year of my life. Luckily it’s finishing on a high note, and it is the good times I … Continue reading 14 Highlights from 2014
I think you have heard me declare my love for the TV show Nashville enough already, but what happened when I actually got to visit the place itself…? The first (entirely unexpected) stop was the Parthenon. I obviously didn’t do enough research outside of country music about Nashville, because I had no idea they had … Continue reading I heart Nashville. A lot.
This is actually the first line of a song I love at the moment: 'I Ain't Leaving Without Your Love' by Sarah Zimmerman, Justin Davis and Carly Barlowe, featured in the TV show Nashville. I like how it suggests both wisdom and ignorance, and feel like that's probably quite representative of the age I am … Continue reading Quote of the Week: I’m old enough to know that…
I got back from the USA on Saturday morning, after a month of travelling from LA to New York. I’ve seen so many places I always wanted to see, and done so many things that I never even imagined doing. I had the best time of my life. Here are a few of the weird and … Continue reading It was the best of times. Full stop.
February is already better than January and it is only day six! Here are some of the little things that have made me happy this week: Forrest Gump. Last night, we went round to Clare and Kathryn’s for another movie night, and I got to tick Forrest Gump off my list of movies to watch. … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: All the Small Things