Monday, 14 May 2012
First Loves Blogfest
Coming to you courtesy of the fertile brain of Alex J Cavanagh.
The Sound of Music. Partly because it felt like a huge occasion, going into London to see it and with an interval and all. It no longer rates high on my list of the re-watchable, but I remember it fondly.
My parents were Coward addicts. One of the first songs I remember hearing and trying to consciously sing to myself was "The Stately Homes of England". I still like him, although these days my ipod selection tends more towards the Doors, David Bowie and Sondheim.
This is much harder. I can hardly remember a time when I wasn't reading voraciously. I'm going with The Phantom Tollbooth, but there are a lot of other candidates. All of which I re-read.
He'd been dead for 500 years, but nothing tops my love for Cesare Borgia. Alas that he never reciprocated.