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August Favourites 2019

Music

My First My Last My Everything – Barry White

A classic 80’s song by the Sultan of the Bedroom, the one and only Barry White. Appeared on my Youtube recommended videos and from the moment I (thankfully) decided to hear it I find myself humming it from time to time.

Woman In Love – Barbra Streisand

This is literally my most favorite romantic song of all times! It was the song accompanying a fan video about the film Sahara (also included in this post scroll down for more info) I accidentally found when researching the film. I have to say that I I listen to it every day for hours, without getting bored.

Can’t Take My Eyes of Off You – Gloria Gaynor

Apparently this month the music was mostly 80’s inspired. Now this song first came to my attention in the famous scene with Heath Ledger singing it in 10 Things I Hate About You. Even though I knew the song I had never listened to Gloria Gaynor’s cover before and I’m so glad I did for it became my favorite version.

Señorita – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

Seriously this song plays in every radio station out there all the time and yet no one gets annoyed or even bored by it. Certainly not me cause since the day I heard it I found myself thinking of dancing in the beach under the moonlight while sipping some Tequila Sunrise with my dance partner.

Tamally Maak – Amr Diab

I recently heard this song and became obsessed with it due to it’s exotic elements and how much it reminded me of Egypt (aka one of the best countries and ancient civilizations ever to exist). It is a love song of course but such a unique one that makes you dream of desert locations and handsome princes (or princesses).

TV Series

Lucifer (2015-)

After a ridiculously long break in watching television series, Lucifer came to bring me out of it. The show focuses on the Devil himself after he leaves Hell and moves to Los Angeles where he opens a bar and becomes a partner of the L.A.P.D homicide detective Chloe Decker with whom he is smitten. Needless to say how many times Lucifer’s wit and charisma made me question my morality and belief of God…

Movies

Sahara (1983)

This is a 1983 adventure movie staring Brooke Shields and Lambert Wilson that I simply couldn’t resist. After her father dies in a racing vehicle practice young Dale participates in the Sahara race to save his dream only to get caught up with a Bedouin tribal war. Although the setting takes place in 1927 a certain 80s vibe is present throughout the film and made it hard not to love it.

Lion King (2019)

I am must admit with great shame that I never watched the original animated classic. I knew it was a popular one but for some reason I kept it out of my movie list. But then the live action happened and I found myself in the cinema with one of my closest friends singing Hacuna Matata, laughing at all the funny parts and even crying during Mufasa’s death (the first time I cried in the cinema). To say it was an amazing experience would be an understandment.

Youtubers

Mrs Midwest

This is definetely one of the Youtube channels I never expected to enjoy! Not because the content is mediocre (on the contrary it is superb and well structured) but because I felt it was so out of my character. That was of course before I came upon this beautiful lady and listened to her talk about femininity and tradiotional homemaking lifestyle. Cause once I did I finally embraced my feminine side and I now strive to become a better version of a lady.

Jonna Jinton

Now this lady brings out some truly magical vibes! Living in a small village in the north of Sweden after having abandoned the city life she shares her art and photography along with the simple joys of living close to nature. Such a unique lifestyle is she portraying that makes you redefine your whole world view.

Jessica Vill

Another wonderful lady with a distinctive lifestyle focusing on vintage revival from clothes and furniture to beauty and entertainment. Her passion speaks to my own vintage aesthetic and makes me glad to have discovered her channel.

What was in your own list of favourites for the month August? Let me know in the comments below…

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