Happy list

If you’re like me, there are days when you would rather eat your own arm than get out of bed.  (These are called weekdays). This is is a list of things that make the day bearable for me.

  • Bookshops
  • The Simpsons
  • Spinach and pumpkin lasagne
  • the Richmond Football Club
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • When the sun comes out in winter
  • Fireworks
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Sunshine
  • the Indiana Jones trilogy
  • Doctor Who
  • Hearing the TARDIS noise after not seeing Doctor Who for ages
  • Game Of Thrones
  • The Indian man who works as an announcer at Southern Cross station and sounds like a Dalek
  • Autumn afternoons
  • Spring racing carnival, even if it means being completely broke
  • A really good cup of tea (especially if it is made by my Mum)
  • Mexican food
  • Eurovision
  • Coffee, large amounts thereof
  • The West Wing
  • Classic rock
  • Triple chocolate mud cake
  • A movie marathon of Stardust, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Lost in Translation
  • Shopping at markets
  • The unresolved sexual tension between Dean and Castiel on Supernatural (and how excited Tumblr gets by it)
  • Blowing bubbles
  • Discovering ten dollars in my coat pocket that I’d forgotten about
  • Mini Coopers
  • Iced tea
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Sitting in my parents garden reading a good book
  • Icecream from Seven Apples in St Kilda
  • The Mighty Boosh
  • Cajun chicken salad from Qube in Fairfield
  • That feeling of vindication that you get when you finally get to open the umbrella you’ve been lugging around all day even though it’s sunny because you live in Melbourne and that’s how Melbourne rolls.
  • Singing in the Rain – the original or spontaneous recreations of (see above)
  • The noise that Transformers make when they transform
  • The first wattle flower sighting at the end of winter
  • The first really warm day at the end of winter
  • Spontaneous nonsense phone calls from my brother
  • Making my mother accidentally say rude words
  • Sunsets
  • Char siu bao
  • Going to the ballet
  • ‘On A Day Like This’ by Elbow
  • Turning random every day moments into Epic Broadway Numbers
  • Yum cha
  • That fleeting moment of bliss that comes when you get into bed after a long long day.
  • Unforseen chocolate
  • Knowing someone for so long that the in-jokes are buried in more in-jokes
  • That one time in one hundred when you go to make a cup of tea at work and the kettle actually has water in it.
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Travelling
  • Zombies
  • Bad puns
  • Nerdy t-shirts
  • Shakespeare
  • Blood oranges
  • Hammocks
  • Teapots
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Chocolate honeycomb (especially Violet Crumbles, but I’m not choosy)
  • Lindt balls
  • Haighs chocolate speckles
  • Lavender tea
  • The Astor in Windsor
  • Really heavy rain, when I know I’m not going outside

One thought on “Happy list

  1. mmmm……triple chocolate mud cake AND Johnny Depp…..mmmm…..

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