Blog : 5 Things I Liked This Week #1/2018

5 Things I Liked This Week #1/2018

My 2018 has had a bumpy start, but rather than focus on the things that are making me blue I want to share the brilliant things that have been making me smile, and I’m going to try and do this every week!

Please share your own favourite things in the comments!


1. Liza Anne – Paranoia

This song has one of my favourite chorus melodies of recent times (the other is “Dear Life” by Beck which has the most perfect wonky guitar solo to boot) and having never heard of Liza Anne til a few days ago I’m now super excited for her new album, coming soon!


2. Angel Olsen – Not Gonna Kill You

When I’m feeling like everything’s too hard I look to songs for advice. “I’m just another, alive with impossible plans” was the perfect thing to hear this week. I couldn’t embed just that song but the album is wonderful.


3. Jerry Seinfeld – Netflix special *and* the entire series

I took a whole week off using my phone and social media of any kind over Christmas and New Year which was SO great, not least because it left more time for catching up on some Netflix comedy specials. Judd Apatow’s (very good) led to Jerry Seinfeld’s (brilliant) which led to me realising my fiance had never seen Seinfeld so we could start watching it right from the beginning. This is my second time through after watching my old flatmate’s box sets back in 2006 and I’m really enjoying getting to know the characters again, Brilliant stuff.


4. Cauliflower, broccoli and chickpea stew

I’ve been trying out some new recipes, and this one was really gorgeous with smokey fish added (but it’s vegan if you leave out the fish).


5. Moderate Rebels – “When The Cost Has No Value”

I heard this song on 6Music a few weeks ago and had to drop everything I was doing to listen. The whole album is great.


What did *you* like this week?

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4 thoughts on “5 Things I Liked This Week #1/2018

  1. Ruth Wordley says:

    Hi Laura…loving the music by Liza Anne. Not heard of her before so will check more of her music, thanks for sharing xx

    This week i have liked:

    1. Had a request/challenge to have one of my vintage looking photos made into a large canvas ! never done this before, so the challenge is on 🙂 very excited !
    2. Was glad to do some Photography by the sea in Bournemouth…love being by the sea !
    3. Work set me a challenge today, which i completed well
    4. I made a bird table from a flat pack ! super pleased with myself for that haha
    5. I lit a candle for my Mum, her funeral was 3 years ago on 9th January. I dont know if thats a like, but i do miss her xxx

    1. Laura Kidd says:

      Oh Ruth, hugs for you and your Mum. I look forward to seeing the photo on canvas!

  2. Stephen says:

    The Bowie night on bbc4, I grew up on Bowie and he shaped my music path.

    1. Laura Kidd says:

      Oooo I’ll have to try and find that one.

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