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a million lights are dancing and there you are, a shooting star

Welcome to my Northcote Xanadu. The wind is shimmying among the grasses, making the raindrops sparkle. I’ve lit candles, and switched on the lava lamp. It feels good to be home.

Not sure what to make of the Comma Lamp. I know it is a nifty lamp/storage bowl combo, with a unique, contemporary shape…The feature that really got my attention was the promise of “money back if not delighted”. Click the thumbnail and see what you think.


I’m curious to find the most interesting lyrics containing the word “light”. Here’s a few off the top of my head:

The Flaming Lips: What is the light?
So here I lay dreaming, looking at the brilliant Sun. Raining it’s guiding light upon everyone – Eliot Smith: Everybody cares, everybody understands
Jewel box life diamond nights and ruby lights, high in the sky – Sade: Smooth operator
Let’s sway while colour lights up your face – David Bowie: Let’s dance
Sometimes when this place gets kind of empty, sound of their breath fades with the light – The Church: Under the Milky Way
The moon is a lightbulb breaking. It’ll go around with anyone, but it won’t come down for anyone – Eliot Smith: Saint Ide’s Heaven
Corey Hart:Sunglasses at night

About Vetti

I love good coffee, street art, tiki bars and kitsch. Adore roller derby and quiffs and vintage Hawaiian shirts. Enjoy a slice of my northside life!

10 responses to “a million lights are dancing and there you are, a shooting star

  1. kj ⋅

    You light up my life, you give me hope, to carry on…

  2. kj: Debbie Boone? that i did not expect ๐Ÿ˜‰

  3. kj ⋅

    Breathing Light, Nitin Sawhney. Soaring strings, expansive mood, builds slowly but surely.

  4. kj ⋅

    What a little moonlight can do, Billie Holiday.
    Light Years, Kylie Minogue.
    There is a light that never goes out, The Smiths.
    Love ’em all.

  5. kj: Breathing light doesn’t actually mention light in the lyrics, or does it? Not so sure about Kylie either – she may make you travel in light years, but doesn’t do much por moi…The Smiths? Now there’s a top song.

    your light’s reflected now, reflected from afar, we were but stones, your light made us stars – Pearl Jam: Light years

  6. kj ⋅

    Well I guess it does mean light in the lyrics, considering that there aren’t any. I do love the notion of breathing light, though. The Pearl Jam lyrics are super cool.

  7. kj: well, yeh. aren’t they? breathing light is cool in the same way feeling colours or seeing music is.

    just thought of another one!
    shadows play with light as day grows deep, watching your breath as you sleep, the moon’s hiding in your hair…I’m so very glad that you still care – Stephen Cummings: Nobody could ever feel this way

    have a great night! x

  8. eroica

    Light Enough To Travel, the Be Good Tanyas.

  9. eroica: hey-i’d forgotten about these folks. is that the “light enough to travel, don’t let it all unravel” song, where they break the logging co. windows (and drop their accordion while running from the cops)? great stuff…

  10. eroica

    yeah something like that.
    not really the same kind of light, but i love the song. ๐Ÿ™‚

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