Olivia

About me

Location United States
Introduction Avid reader.. Sporadic writer.. Autodidact.. Anglophile.. Barista.. Always hungry.. Born to create.. Created to be born again
Interests JESUS, reading and language, music and singing, coffee and tea, England and the British Isles, Greece, France, Seeing the world, cooking and baking: curries and teacakes, life-long learning, Lewis, Tolkien, Chesterton, Churchill, WWII, writing and poetry, art, French, yoga, SUNSHINE
Favorite Movies The Tourist, Age of Adeline, Legend of Tarzan, Hidden Figures, Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Bourne Legacy, Marvel movies, and others I can't remember
Favorite Music I don't know where to start..., old Jazz: Mel Torme, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, and all those guys..., Classical: to rest, repair, and stimulate the mind: I love a good Requiem, I'm starting to dabble in opera; Gershwin, Rachmaninov, and Mozart are old favorites; anything by Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; but also others of the day: Bastille, Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Zedd; Azaleh is excellent background to studying...
Favorite Books This is where it really gets difficult. It would be slightly easier by author: C.S. Lewis, Dorothy Sayers, G.K. Chesterton, Ellis Peters, J.R.R. Tolkien, N.D. Wilson, P.G. Wodehouse, Rick Riordan... But then there's Spindle's End, and Beauty, The Queen's Thief series, and so on... where would I stop? And there are countless other 'side-note' books that have shaped my thinking and existence