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Showing posts with label relaxing. Show all posts
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Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Not My Type Of Old Tunes!

Just living is not enough,one must have sunshine,freedom, and a little flower - Hans Christian Andersen
Welcome to a sunny Tuesday.
I'm hoping the roller boots won't be letting off too much steam today...
It was nice to see the sunshine.....
(Hopefully I will enjoy it later)  
I had tea in bed :)
 I gave everyone  sloppy 💋💋💋 before they left.
I was slapped all over with some lovely stuff!
 I watered the plants in the front garden...
(They needed a drink!)
Coffee time!
 followed by liquid lunch↓
 The sun was out....
 It's getting warmer 😎
 Listening to lots of great Motown tunes on the way to work....
Plenty of singing along ♪♪♪
Birthday Time↓↓
Bobby Darin : was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing, and country music.
He started his career as a songwriter for Connie Francis. He recorded his first million-selling single, "Splish Splash", in 1958. This was followed by "Dream Lover", "Mack the Knife", and "Beyond the Sea", which brought him worldwide fame. In 1962 he won a Golden Globe Award for his first film, Come September, co-starring his first wife, Sandra Dee. 
He would have been 83 years old.
(He died aged 37 in 1973) 
Derek "Lek" Leckenby : was an English musician and lead guitarist, most famous for his work with English pop group Herman's Hermits. 
He would have been 76 years old.
(He died aged 51 in 1994) 
Robert  Zemeckis : is an American director, film producer and screenwriter frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects. He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of Romancing the Stone (1984) and the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). In the 1990s, he directed Death Becomes Her and then diversified into more dramatic fare, including 1994's Forrest Gump,for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director; the film itself won Best Picture. The films he has directed have ranged across a wide variety of genres, for both adults and families.
He is 67 years old.
Tim Roth : is an English actor and director. He made his debut role in the television film Made in Britain (1982). He garnered critical acclaim for his role as Myron in the film The Hit (1984), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Among a group of prominent British actors of the era, the "Brit Pack", Roth gained more attention for his performances in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Vincent & Theo (1990) and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990).
He later earned international recognition for appearing in Quentin Tarantino's films, such as Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Four Rooms (1995) and The Hateful Eight (2015). For the historical drama Rob Roy (1995), Roth won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He made his directorial debut with The War Zone (1999), for which he received numerous accolades.
He is 58 years.
Hugh Griffith :Was a Welsh film, stage and television actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ben-Hur (1959) and received an additional Oscar nomination in the same category for his work in Tom Jones (1963). 
He died aged 67 years old in 1980. 
Riley B. King  known professionally as B.B. King: was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists.
King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and is considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time, earning the nickname "The King of the Blues".
He died aged 89 in 2015.
The Adventures of Robin Hood", directed by Michael Curtiz, William Keighley and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland is released in 1938
 Lots of lovely sunshine to enjoy
 I went round to see my dad.
He had ate his lunch.
I had a quick coffee and chat..
Gets home and it's lovely to see the sunshine!
 A very quick coffee↓
While at my other job,
I found a tape of old tunes...↓
(Not my type of old tunes)
 When I got back home...
Time to relax in the sunshine
 I made cottage pie for my dad.
Hubby took it round for him.
He ate it all up!
I did tea for the rest of us.
We caught up on 
 Hubby went to bed during the Sky Papers.
I fell asleep until 1.45am....
Oh dear back to bed I go... 

Sunday, 9 April 2017

More Than Just A Garden Ornament!

Another sunny Sunday!
The blossom is looking lovely in our garden
 Cleaned out our gerbils in the sunshine
 Now using our Chimney for cooking the burgers...
Enjoying the last of the sunshine...
I am going to enjoy my 2 weeks Easter holiday...😎😙
Plenty of sun, sun , and more sun to have!