I hope you’ve had a lovely August :- ) Let’s start off this week’s blog in true British style. The weather!
I’m sure I read somewhere or heard on the radio that we were due a scorching August? Well, not where we live! Perhaps it’s been better where you are? As I write my blog, this is our view from our bedroom window. I’m no weatherman but I think a spot of rain could be due this morning!
I’ve mentioned in previous blogs how I’m not one for the hot weather and I actually prefer a cooler climate and rainfall suits me just fine. My dogs aren’t too keen though as their lovely coats take on a whole new look!
Now, here’s a question for you which can be really hard to answer.
What’s your favourite song of all time?
It’s a tricky one and can be thought provoking too. I love music and enjoy a broad spectrum of music genre. However, there is one band and one artist of which I will never tire of hearing – and one of my few (ok, many!) regrets in life is that I never seized the opportunity to see them perform live.
Queen and, of course, Freddie Mercury.
It’s hard to put into words sometimes the effect music has on you. But that doesn’t really matter as music for me is a very personal experience and the impact a track has on one person can be radically different to how it affects another.
So, do I have a favourite track? Well yes and no! It depends on how I’m feeling and it can change from day to day. It’s probably more of a list which, if I start to write, is more than likely to run into dozens and dozens. This though is a song which I turn to from time to time. I love the lyrics, I love the clarity and simplicity and I love the way it makes me feel. So very, very thought provoking. But that’s just me.
These are the days of our lives. Queen.
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I’d really like to hear from you and discover some of your favourite songs and why. Do leave a comment below if you get the chance. I’m also on Twitter @mecharliebrook
I’m looking forward to being back on air this coming Monday 31st August with the magical Charlie Bears collection at 1pm. Love those bears! I then have a couple of hours off (listening to a few more favourite tracks maybe?) followed by Yankee Candle at 4pm and then I’ve been let loose in Richard Jackson’s garden at 5pm. I wonder if he knows? Best not tell him, just yet, it’ll give him sleepless nights!
I hope you can join me.
Take care and see you soon.
In the meantime, I’ll take my cairns for their walk before the rain pours down.