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Life of Lu. 2013

Christmas has arrived and for many of us it is a time where we get to kick off our heels and have a catch up with or families. For others (I include myself in this) it is a much needed break from the chaotic world of retail where we get to have a yummy meal and watch some great Christmas specials.

For me, Christmas is also a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the year just passed. To remember the good things and to get closure for those things that weren't so great. Tonight, I am going to remember some the things that were good about 2013.

- 2013 was a great year of opportunity for me. I was given chances that the year before I could only have dreamed of, and I snapped those chances up as best I could. Work has been great, I have had lots of challenges and adventures, highs and lows and most of all I have met some amazing people. Which brings me on to the next point.

-Friends. 2013 was a year full of introductions and from those introductions have sprouted some wonderful friendsh…

Top 30 movies

I had a really interesting conversation with a friend of mine, Temmy, quite recently about lists of favourites. Ever since I have been trying to figure out what are my favourite movies. I initially started with Top 10 but I had to expand.

1. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
2. The Boat that Rocked (Pirate Radio in the US)
3.Rear Window
4.Return of the Jedi
5.Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
6. The Green Mile
7.The Last Waltz
8. The Godfather trilogy (I can't choose)
9.The Rocky Horror Picture Show
10. Cinema Paradiso
11.Withnail and I
12. Moulin Rouge
13. Empire Strikes Back
14. The Usual Suspects
15. The Legend of 1900
16 .Reservoir Dogs
17.Dial M for Murder
18.The Prestige
19. Life of Brian
20. The Muppets Christmas Carol
21.A Room with a View
22.The Third Man
23.Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
24. Back to the Future
25.Big Fish
26. Fight Club
27.Amelie
28.Rope
29. Pulp Fiction
30. The Jungle Book

Ten things I love about December

Ten things I love about December

Christmas songs




Nostalgic Christmas ads



Christmas Specials


Christmas trees

Snow
The Late Late Toy Show

Christmas choirs


Buying a new journal

Writing Christmas cards and Christmas letters

Christmas fun