Mar 16, 2011

life's simple pleasure

Although I spent many years in sweaty mosh pits and later at bush doofs really when it comes down to it, I love a musical.


This is my fave. I have been teaching Busy all the songs in the car from memory, but today the soundtrack arrived and I am in heaven. No one is home and it's just Julia and I singing up a storm. Really, what song is better than These Are a Few of My Favourite Things to sing to a little girl who is missing her Daddy (or for that matter when crossing the Alps fleeing Nazi Germany). And apparenty I just won $100,000,000 from British Tobacco- again!!
What a great day.

10 comments:

  1. This is one of my daughter's favourite musicals and she sings songs from it loudly and often! And we often change the words to be "How do you solve a problem like Matilda" - which she doesn't find very funny!!

    We're also off to see a local production of the musical in May which should be fun.

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  2. I think kids are always really responsive to stuff that you loved as a kid - it is such a mystical thing as a kid to think of your parents as kids and a good excuse for parents to feel kid like too!

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  3. Every child should grow up with the chance to appreciate both Abba and the Von Trapps. I can't win anything to save myself. But I do keep inheriting money from generous old widowers in Europe who want to give me, a complete stranger, all their money. Go figure!

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  4. Love this soundtrack! :)) May I also suggest the Rosalind Russell (original version) of the musical Mame? (my absolute favourite). I get those strange 'wins' too... what a co-incidence (not)! :)) Have a great day, Cath. Kx

    p.s. things are a-happening here - I've been a-making for you know who :)

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  5. Maria my child ... what is it you can't face?
    (Said with a slightly european accent makes for a naughty giggle).
    Andi xx

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  6. Nice one Andi.

    This is a top fave in our house too. Ah, Captain...be still my beating heart and pants.

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  7. Oh...please....the sound track to grease is soooo much better!!!

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  8. I'm with leonie!
    Grease 2 as well.
    Oh and don't forget Xanadu....love it! X

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  9. Oh, I love musicals too... I have a worryingly large repertoire of songs from musicals, and the unfortunate habit of singing them in the car when my husband is driving (unfortunate for him, anyway!)

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  10. My munchkin is presently partial to Singin' in the Rain, but she wouldn't turn down a rousing round of Do Re Mi, either. Good stuff, and good for you for passing the torch, Cath!

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