A very Merry Christmas to you all

I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you all in 2015.

I would just like to take some time to say ‘Thank you.’ Thank you for sticking with me, thank you for reading, for your comments and your support. I am so so grateful for each and every one of you, you will never know what you mean to me!

I wanted to share this song with you today. It has been one of my favourites since I was a little girl, and my cousin had a keyboard guitar thing that played this.

Last year this song felt very real to me, for obvious reasons the lyrics struck a chord and it may have brought tears to me a few times. It was my go to song when I needed a good cry. However, this year it has also been my go to song for a completely different reason.

“Last Christmas I gave you my heart, but the very next day you gave it away”

Giving over your heart to someone is a big deal. Receiving someone heart is an honor and it should not been so carelessly disregarded and thrown away (yes, I am talking from personal experience.)

Having been heart broken I know how scary it is to give your heart again, but to all of you who have been broken hearted I want to encourage you to try again. Don’t give up on love. It is out there, and when the time is right you will find it. I know that isn’t an easy thing to hear, especially at this time of year, but it will happen when it is mean to. I strongly believe that.

However, your heart is an important thing. Don’t give it to anyone who is not deserving, don’t be in a rush to give it to the first person who comes into your life. Again, I know this is easier said than done, but I want to encourage you all to know your worth. You matter. Your heart matters. Don’t give it to someone who doesn’t deserve it. Hold onto it and nurture it yourself until you find that person, and only then give them everything. Fall in love and enjoy the ride.

And to those of you lucky devils that have already found your someone special (no, I am not green with envy!) this Christmas spare a few moments to remember how truly lucky you are. To have found love. To have someone who is keeping your heart safe for you, don’t take that for granted. So spare a moment, in between all the hustle, noise and materialism, to focus on the true message of Christmas… which is love!

X

The Anthem Challenge #3

So until today I had never seen this video, so please over look the awfully annoying guy at the beginning.

It was the film 10 Things I Hate about You which originally introduced me to this song and I love it. If there was ever a ‘dance around like a loon, singing at the top of your voice’ song it was this!

Cheap Trick – I want you to want me!

The Anthem Challenge #2

I have a very diverse taste in music – yes let’s say diverse rather than strange, it makes me sounds much more cultured.

This song is me. Not long after the break-up I treated my folks to see the Musical Avenue Q and when they came back they not only raved about how much they loved it, but also pointed out that almost every song that came on they thought about me. However this one just kinda sums it all up.

When I am feeling at my most low and sad this is one of my go to songs. I turn the volume up and sing along at the top of my lungs. So from the musical Avenue Q I present “A fine Line”

The Anthem Challenge #1

So in a round about way I was asked to partake in the Anthem Challenge. Well more I commented on Pauls’ blog and he┬ásaid he hoped I would take part…but if we go with asked it makes me sound way more important so…

Anyway, the challenge is to share 10 songs which have played a major part in my/your life. So here goes.

The song is Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls and it is my favourite song. Enjoy!