It’s A Beautiful Day!

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Welcome to Season 8 –

Season 9 –  ‘Have a Great Day Folks!’ – commencing 2nd December 2019

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Quote of the Day!

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

Kenji Miyazawa

Top Positivity Song for the day!



Votes Received

Dedicated To

In The Mood – Glenn Miller 5 Melanie of Sparks from a combustible mind

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Down Memory Lane

Season 1 – Decade 1

Down Memory Lane Directory

3 Readers will have the series decade dedicated to them for one week

Monday 25th November – Sunday 1st December

1979 – 1989

9 Favourite Films

15 Favourited Songs, Tracks or Albums

6 Favourited Personal Moments

5 Favourited Books

Just one statement of fact – about why this/that decade meant so much to you – what made it so special – what made it memorable?

Melanie of Sparks from a combustible mind

Angie of King Ben’s Grandma


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Favourited Personal Moments of the Decade

I moved out on my own (lived alone), had my first lovers, had a long-term relationship, got the best job I ever obtained.

Favourited Films

1987 – Moonstruck

Widowed Loretta wants to remarry and decides to settle with Johnny, a nice and secure man. But when later she meets his brother Ronny who is passionate and moody, she finds herself in a dilemma.

1980 – Somewhere in Time

In 1972, playwright Richard Collier (Christopher Reeve) becomes fascinated by a photo of Elise McKenna (Jane Seymour), a turn-of-the-century stage actress, while staying at the Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, Michigan. As Richard’s obsession grows, he learns from a friend that time travel may actually be possible through hypnosis. Richard travels in time to meet Elise, and the two appear destined to be together. However, Elise’s jealous manager (Christopher Plummer) attempts to keep them apart.

1980 – Fame

Four teenagers must prove their mettle as they begin their journey at the New York High School of Performing Arts.

Angie of King Ben’s Grandma

Favourited Personal Moments of the Decade

“Losing it”, Getting my driver’s license, My first car – 1970 Datsun 510, Grad trip to Hawaii,  Moving out with my best friend , Birth of my older daughter in 1989

Favourited Films

1985 – The Breakfast Club

Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason). The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently — and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same.

1984 – 16 Candles

Samantha faces a lot of embarrassment on her sixteenth birthday when her parents conveniently ignore her and the answers she wrote for a private quiz lands up in the wrong hands.

1986 – Top Gun

After losing his friend, top pilot Maverick is given a second chance to redeem himself. He struggles to be at his best and also gets romantically involved with his civilian instructor Charlie.


Tune in Tomorrow for more Down Memory Lane 1979 – 1989

If you would like to take part in Down Memory Lane too, drop me a comment below regarding next weeks Game 2 and let me know which decade you would like to walk down …. 1959 – 1969, 1969 – 1979, 1989 – 1999, 1999 – 2009 or 2009 – 2019.

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What’s going to put the theatrical Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah in your day?

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26 thoughts on “It’s A Beautiful Day!

      1. Sorry I was off for a few days, traveling…thank you very much! I did not listen it yesterday but today is a good day too 🙂 I appreciate it a lot! Thank you Rory!

    1. Hey Gary, Happy Monday to you – the only one l haven’t seen is ‘Somewhere in Time’ – have yourself a great week …perhaps you might like to take part in Down Memory Lane?

      1. I hope so too Rory. Were struggling a bit as we lost one of our boys (pups) last week. I am sure I will be having moments (not so good)

  1. Yay! Monday👋🚍💃🏼 too bad it’s a short week. The King gets Thursday & Friday off.

    Ah well… Happy Monday… I hope you’ve gotten some sun peeking through the clouds!💌

      1. Yes, thank you. I was curious how you were gonna do it. I reccomend “Somewhere In Time”. I really like that movie. It’s a love story but sweet, and time travel…

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