Blogging from A to Z Challenge Day 6: F is for Favourites

Hitherto, this blog has avoided that lazy old gimmick of lists of favourite/best things. But now I’m writing on a deadline, and it’s already been a long day. So here you have it: marvel at my exquisite taste.

Favourite Author: G. K. Chesterton

Runner ups include: Rudyard Kipling, Gene Wolfe, Rainer Maria Rilke, J.R.R. Tolkien, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Jack Vance (yes, he is growing on me), Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Evelyn Waugh, Charles Dickens, Dante…

Favourite Movies:

1. Andrei Rublev

2. Dr. Strangelove

3. The Wrath of Khan

4. Spirited Away

5. The Incredibles

6. Tokyo Story

7.  Raiders of the Lost Arc

Something like that

Favourite Composers:

(in chronological order)

1. Giovanni Pierluigi  da Palestrina

2. Franz Schubert

3. Pyotr Tchaikovsky

4. Claude Debussy

5. Igor Stravinsky

(6.Olivier Messiaen)

Favourite Non-classical artists/groups:

(in no particular order whatsoever)

Thelonious Monk

The Kinks


Talk Talk

Bob Dylan

Talking Heads

Favourite anime:

1. Serial Experiments Lain

2. Cowboy Bebop

3. Puella Magi Madoka Magica (maybe)

Favourite non-anime TV show: Star Trek: The Original Series

Favourite Beer: Carlsberg

Favourite Tea: Earl Grey

Favourite Dessert: Cheesecake

Did I miss anything?

(more info on the A to Z Challenge)


About Josh W

A Catholic. Likes to write stuff and draw pictures.
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