Lifestyle Monthly Favourites

October Favourites 2021


Kokomo – Beach Boys

Released during the summer of 1988 this well known song by Californian rock band Beach Boys describes the relaxing trip of two lovers to Kokomo, an utopic island off the Florida Keys.

Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow

Starting with a soft whistle the song gradualy becomes more sentimental and intense as it speaks of a great love and how it reflects in everyday life.

Όταν είσαι εδώ – Αντώνης Ρέμος

What I adore about this song is the way the lyrics move back and forth between the strength that special person gives you when you are together and the hurt of being apart.

Eyes Without A Face – Billy Idol

This rather dark-toned ballad speaks about a romantic relationship gone wrong which pushes the individual on the edge of disintegrating into madness. It spoke right through me and made me reflect on a situation that happened recently.

More Than A Woman – Bee Gees

When you combine disco elements with the Bee Gees’ amazing songwriting the result is a truly unique romantic song that warms one’s heart instantly.


The Lady with the Camelias by Alexandre Dumas fils

The Lady of the Camellias is a semi-autobiographical novel based on the author’s brief love affair with a courtesan, Marie Duplessis. Set in mid-19th-century France, the novel tells the tragic love story between fictional characters Marguerite Gautier, a courtesan suffering from consumption, and Armand Duval, a young bourgeois.


Fallen (2016)

Lucinda Price finds herself in a reform school after therapy since she was blamed for the death of a young boy. At the school she is drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel and has loved her for thousands of years.

Cat People (1942)

An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland’s fables if they are intimate together.

The Sheik (1921)

A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.

The Call of the Wild (2020)

Buck, a big and kindhearted dog, has his carefree life of leisure suddenly turn upside down when he gets stolen from his home in Santa Clara County, California and is deported up north to be sold in Skagway, Alaska.


Ahmad Tea Detox

Featuring a balanced infusion of ginger, peppermint, fennel, dandelion, birch, rosemary and nettle, this unique tea helps boost energy and vitality as well as support kidney function.

Ahmad Tea Camomile & Lemongrass

This relaxing caffeine-free blend of chamomile and lemongrass is the perfect drinking option for a peaceful evening as well as a relaxing start in the morning.

Hafiz Mustafa Apple Tea

I was recommended this particular tea flavour by an ex-colleague of mine when I told her about my upcoming trip to Istanbul and I have to say that it lived up to my expectations.

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