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Victoria’s favourite things

A page of things that delight me. Perhaps they’ll delight you too.

Books

favourite books

The Lacuna | The Blind Assassin | When Things Fall Apart | Tiny, Beautiful Things | The Worst Witch | Matilda | The Book of Disquiet | The Witches | Re-enchantment | The Little Prince| The Shadow of the Wind | What I Loved | The Corrections | A Visit from the Goon Squad | Wild | The Golden Notebook | Things Fall Apart | Eat, Pray, Love | Love with a Chance of Drowning | The Antidote | The Science of Yoga

Magazines

favourite magazines

Oh Comely | Another Escape | Frankie | Flow |Smith Journal | Guardian Weekend | The New Yorker | Kinfolk

Movies / Documentaries

victorias favourite films

Amélie | Before Sunset |Before Sunrise | Almost Famous | The Grand Budapest Hotel | The Royal Tenenbaums | The Constant Gardener | The Devil Wears Prada | Juno | Up | Wall-E | Beaches | Dirty Dancing | Grease | Overview | Chocolate | Dead Poets Society | ET | Spirited Away | Walk the Line | My Girl | Freedom Writers | Goodbye Lenin

TV

favourite tv

Mad Men | The West Wing | The Sopranos | The Wire | New Girl | Freaks and Geeks | Enlightened | Bored to Death | Arrested Development | Twin Peaks | The Mindy Project | Girls | Sherlock | Anything by Louis Theroux

Music

joanna newsom, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeroes and the tallest man on earth

Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes | Joanna Newsom | The Tallest Man on Earth | Bon Iver | The Lumineers | Joni Mitchell | Ludovico Einaudi | Bob Dylan | The Shins | Deer Tick | Animal Collective | Johnny Cash | Fleet Foxes | Leonard Cohen | Paco de Lucia | Rodrigo and Gabriella | Tracy Chapman | MGMT | Andrew Bird | Brian Boru

Podcasts

Favourite podcasts

Welcome to Nightvale | Radiolab | This American Life | Radio 4 News Quiz | Love + Radio | The Moth | New Yorker Out Loud | New Yorker Fiction

People

favourite people

Steve | My family | My friends |The Dalai Lama | Pema Chudrun | Ron Garan | Sandy Tosvig | Cheryl Strayed | Joanna Macy | Pope Francis | Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe) | Frida Kahlo | Lionel Shriver | Lydia Cacho | David Attenborough | Wes Anderson | Cecil Gershwin Palmer | Bill Murray | Noel Fielding | Seane Corne | Carl Sagan | Joanna Newsom | Jill Satterfield

Personal Blogs

Edenland | Further Bound | Fearful Adventurer | The Everywhereist | The Great Affair | Flora The Explorer | So Many Places | Sarah Somewhere | Almost Fearless | Coffee-Stained Journal | Cloudberry Lane

Culture Blogs

Brain Pickings | Open Culture | 13.7 Cosmos and Culture | Beautiful Decay | Colossal | Empty Kingdom | Oh Comely | Organized Wonder | Pikaland | The Oatmeal | Yoga Dork

Travel blogs

Uncornered Market | A Little Adrift | Legal Nomads | Globetrotter Girls | Never Ending Voyage | Lunaguava | This Battered Suitcase | The Beautiful Occupation | Fevered Mutterings | Intelligent Travel | Unbrave Girl | Budget Traveller | Indefinite Adventure

Vegetarian  / Baking Blogs

101 Cookbooks | Averie Cooks | My Darling Lemon Thyme | My New Roots | Sprouted Kitchen | Joy the Baker |Green Kitchen Stories

Along with…

Things that sparkle especially eyes | Night walking through the city | Smells that bring back memories | Sunday papers | Nudibranchs | Smiling dogs | Roller coasters | Music that makes me smile | Music that makes me cry | City breaks to random places | Spontaneity | Riding on a motorbike through the city or countryside | Folk tag radio | Cooking for my friends | Yoga | Surprising people | Ecstatic dance | Scrabble Sundays | Street food | The colours of the greengrocers | The smell of a bakery | Reading the paper or a good book in a cafe with a cake | Staring out to sea | Getting dressed up | Hugs | Books you can’t put down | Crosswords | Brunch | Moments when you feel like you’re in a film | Eating out | Long summer evenings | Festivals | Cushions | Random acts of kindness | Big cookies | Losing myself and finding something new | Dancing to rockabilly | Dancing like a fool | Bubbles | Getting the giggles | Dreaming | Road trips |

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