Lifestyle Monthly Favourites

June Favourites 2021


Serious – Richard Hawley

This happy song never fails to bring me into a good mood…

Mosaïque – Ash

My best friend introduced me to this amazing song and I will be forever grateful! Everything from the exotic setting to the versatile influences of Middle Eastern and Deep House sounds creates a truly unforgettable musical piece.

Crazy For You – Madonna

This 1980s hit by the legendary Madonna instantly plays in your head once you’ve heard it. Especially when you are in love and unafraid to show it…


The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Yellow fog is swirling through the streets of London, and Sherlock Holmes himself is sitting in a cocaine-induced haze until the arrival of a distressed and beautiful young lady which forces the great detective into action. Each year following the strange disappearance of her father, Miss Morstan has received a present of a rare and lustrous pearl. Now, on the day she is summoned to meet her anonymous benefactor, she consults Holmes and Watson.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is at the height of his powers and the volume is full of famous cases, including ‘The Red-Headed League’, ‘The Blue Carbuncle’, and ‘The Speckled Band’.


Attraction (2017)

An extraterrestrial spaceship crash-lands in the Chertanovo district of Moscow. The Russian government immediately introduces martial law, as the locals grow increasingly angry at the unwelcome guest.

Invasion (2020)

It’s been three years since Yulia was saved from death with the help of extraterrestrial technologies. She has become the object of research conducted in secret laboratories of the Ministry of defense. But Yulia’s new abilities attract not only people on Earth, as they are becoming a threat to extraterrestrial civilizations. Which threatens Earth with invasion.

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

Set in 1963 Yokohama, Japan, the film follows Umi Matsuzaki, a high school girl living in the boarding house ‘Coquelicot Manor’. When Umi meets Shun Kazama, a member of the school’s newspaper club, they decide to clean up the school’s clubhouse, the ‘Latin Quarter’.

Meanwhile, Tokumaru, the chairman of the local high school and a businessman, intends to demolish the building for redevelopment and Umi and Shun, along with Shirō Mizunuma, must persuade him to reconsider…

The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Mrs Brisby, a field mouse, must seek the aid of a colony of rats in order to save her ill son. Along the journey she discovers that she shares a deeper link with them than she suspected.

The Shape of Water (2017)

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely mute janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

TV series

Loki (2021)

Following the events of ”Avengers: Endgame”, the series focuses on an alternate version of Loki who created a new timeline after his escape from New York City.

Emma: A Victorian Romance (2005-2007)

Set in London at the end of the 19th century the series tells the story of Emma, a young housemaid who falls in love with a member of the gentry. However, the young man’s family disapproves of him associating with people of the lower classes.

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