February 24, 2006

Loulou's Top Sevens

I thank Vivi at Dispatches From France for inspiring me.

7 things to do before I die

1. Go to the Greek Isles
2. Spend a week at a cooking school in Thailand
3. Learn to speak french fluently
4. Ride on a float during Mardi Gras in New Orleans
5. Learn to keep a basil plant alive
6. Spend more time in Mexico
7. Get a book published

7 things I can't do

1. Learn to like whiskey
2. Enjoy grating cheese (although I adore eating it)
3. Teach our cat to not jump on my head at 7 in the morning
4. Make perfectly flaky croissants
5. Appreciate sashimi
6. Enjoy watching a boxing match
7. Like going to the dentist

7 things that attracted me to Europe

1. the food
2. the markets
3. the wine
4. the pace of life
5. the architecture
6. the challenge
7. the traditions

7 things I say

1. oh là là
2. fucking hell
3. eh voilà
4. merde
5. christ on a crutch
6. its all good
7. is it wine o'clock yet?

7 good books

1. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
2. The Witching Hour by Ann Rice
3. The Sweet Potato Queen's Book of Love by Jill Conner Browne
4. Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes
5. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
6. Mrs Kimble by Jennifer Haigh
7. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

7 good films

1. Strictly Ballroom
2. The Talented Mr. Ripley
3. Traffic
4. Election
5. Heavenly Creatures
6. Like Water for Chocolate (also a wonderful book)
7. Amélie

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Riana said...

We are so alike!

I was a wimp or very lazy the day I got tagged


I'll just say Ditto to all of yours!!

Loulou said...

Thanks for commenting!