Friday, 13 April 2012

Friday fun time


So another week has been clocked up, and what a week it's been. It was my husband's birthday on Wednesday so we had a rare child free day out together. Yesterday I had my Grandad's funeral. It was a nice service and good to reminisce with the family. Today a routine hospital appointment with the monkey. All told it's been a busy week and my poor kindle is feeling all neglected. However since last week I did review:



Enthralled by K Drollinger, a supernatural fantasy, and


Sleep by Infinite Ideas, a short book on sleep problems and possible solutions


I'm hoping to up the pace a bit but with the good weather and a firm resolution to get fit and lose weight I'm making no promises.


This week I joining in Ginger's TGIF hop. The question over at GReads is:


If you could read a book about any song, which song would you love to see written down in story form?


This is a great question that had me scratching my head. For some reason my mind focused on some quite dark songs rather than anything lighter. I think the song that came to me that has the strongest story behind it is the Savage Garden song Two Beds and a Coffee Machine. Here are the lyrics. It's a beautiful song, and very moving.


And she takes another step
slowly she opens the door
check that he is sleeping
pick up all the broken glass
and furniture on the floor
been up half the night screaming
now it's time to get away
pack up the kids in the car
another bruise to try and hide
another alibi to write
another ditch in the road
you keep moving
another stop sign
you keep moving on
and the years go by so fast
wonder how I ever made it through

and there are children to think of
babies asleep in the back seat
wonder how they'll ever make it
through this living nightmare
but the mind is an amazing thing
full of candy dreams and new toys

and another cheap hotel
two beds and a coffee machine
but there are groceries to buy
and she knows she'll have to go home

another ditch in the road
you keep moving 
another stop sign
you keep moving on
and the years go by so fast
wonder how I ever made it through

another bruise to try and hide 
another alibi to write
another lonely highway in the black of night
there's hope in the darkness
I know you're gonna make it

another ditch in the road
keep moving
another stop sign
you keep moving on
and the years go by so fast
silent fortress built to last
wonder how I ever made it



From http://www.elyrics.net/read/s/savage-garden-lyrics/two-beds-and-a-coffee-machine-lyrics.html 


I'm looking forward to seeing other people's answers! Have a lovely weekend all. TC xx

2 comments:

Books And Beyond said...

I love Savage Garden! they are so talented and I am shocked they did not go farther.

My TGIF

Darlene said...

I’d never heard this song before but I agree that it would make a great story. Definitely not a happy story and possibly one with some dark twists but it has a great plot just in the song! Thanks for sharing!

Darlene @ Leather Bound and Lovely