MusicMonday: A Playlist for Performers

I returned from Ljubljana in love. Yes, with a new city, but also with an art form. Street theatre.

More about my adventures in street theatre another day, but if you want a brief introduction to the festival I attended, called Ana Desetnica, here's a video worth watching.

When I got home from Ljubljana I put together this playlist of songs which are inspired by performing in one way or another. Also there's a song by Gregory Porter who I was lucky enough to watch sing live as part of Ljubljana Jazz Festival. Oh, and that Kissing You song by Des'Ree in Romeo + Juliet, because I think it's one of the most theatrical songs I know. 
Enjoy this playlist while you work and go about your day today.

And now here are some little squares of my other new love... Ljubljana. A few words stand out when I look at these pics again - bikes, doors, beautiful buildings, vintage treasure, big blue skies and street art that made me smile - and I'll share my first impressions with you tomorrow.

Have a great week! (Oh and did you remember to get your free copy of Night Bus last week? It's still available. Enjoy!)

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before putting down some roots with her Australian partner and having a baby boy in July 2015. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her son around Amsterdam.
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