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CarolynM
Stepford Wives | Ira Levin
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There was so much great music in the 70's I can't choose a few songs. Instead I thought I'd treat you to the sight of some popular Australian bands. Top L Skyhooks (seriously good - their album Living in the 70s is a must), top R Sherbet (every teenage girl's pin-ups), bottom L The Ted Mulry Gang (a cut-price Sherbet), bottom R Daddy Cool (also seriously good -their song Eagle Rock inspired Elton John's Crocodile Rock) #StepfordSummerParty

Cinfhen Check out all of their outfits!!! Or lack of...so good!!! Tagging my bff @Lizpixie who LOVES #AUSSIEROCK 12mo
CarolynM @Lizpixie will be very familiar with all of these gentlemen @Cinfhen 12mo
batsy Very cool! I don't believe I'm familiar with these bands and can't wait to check them out 🤘🏽🎶 12mo
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CarolynM @batsy I chose these for the visuals not the music but both Daddy Cool and Skyhooks are worth checking out😀 12mo
Lizpixie I love Sherbet! Howzat is the song of my childhood, Eagle Rock is still one of the best songs ever written, The Ted Mulry Gang was my eldest sisters band & Skyhooks. Oh Skyhooks how I love you so. With Shirley Strahan on vocals & the ever debonair & extremely sarcastic Red Symons on guitar. Have a listen to Women In Uniform. Sexist, yes totally, but such a fun song🧡🧡🧡 12mo
CarolynM @Lizpixie Then listen to The Whitlams covering it. Red used to freak me out but I got it once I grew up! We lived in the same suburb as him for a while and I used to see him in the local supermarket. The desire to throw Twisties was very hard to resist.😂😂😂 12mo
Bookzombie I‘m going to have to look these all up! Fun! 12mo
mabell Cool! I took a screenshot as a reference 😁 12mo
CarolynM @Bookzombie @mabell If you're interested in Australian music of the 70s and 80s @Lizpixie 's #MarchIntoOz list is a much better reference 12mo
Lizpixie Why thank you @CarolynM I love music just as much as I love books! (edited) 12mo
GripLitGrl Very cool I feel a you tube search upon me later👍 12mo
DebinHawaii I totally need to listen to these! I need more Australian music education! 👍👍😍 12mo
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DebinHawaii
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#MarchIntoOz #WideOpenRoad 🚲Books about traveling & wide open roads are even better when they contain food.😋Anik See journeyed through 12 countries, riding her bike, meeting people & enjoying food. We read this one for my virtual foodie book club in 2010 & I cooked 2 Thai-inspired dishes-one from the book & one from my own travels there.

Mahalo for another fun photo challenge & the exposure to some great Aussie tunes! @Cinfhen & @Lizpixie 🎼❤️

Gezemice I love your food pics and recipes. My kind of food. Lots of soups and greens! 1y
Cinfhen When are you gonna be my guest host??? I‘d love for you to join me🙌🏻 1y
DebinHawaii @Gezemice Thank you! Yes--there's never a shortage of soups and greens! 😆👍 1y
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DebinHawaii @Cinfhen I thought you were backed up to forever with guest hosts? I 'd love to some time--although I don't know if I'm smart enough to make a Spotify playlist. 😆 1y
Cinfhen Hahaha!! I think we are booked until 2019 but u can never start planning too early 😄😄we‘ll figure out a Spotify playlist together 💋 1y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen OK, we'll pencil me in for some time in 2019 then. 😆 1y
Cinfhen I think March 2019 is open 😱😬😂😂 1y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen OK--remind me when we get close ... like in ELEVEN MONTHS or so! 🤣🤣🤣 1y
Lizpixie @Cinfhen I put my hand up for next March already lovely! 1y
Cinfhen Oops! I thought u were February @Lizpixie 1y
Cinfhen I need to check my list when I get back to Israel Deb & Liz 😘😘😘 1y
DebinHawaii @Cinfhen @Lizpixie No worries. If there is an open month, great. If not, I am happy to play along as a participant! 😘 1y
Lizpixie @Cinfhen @DebinHawaii sorry guys, I just really enjoyed planning songs for my birthday month, you can have February if you want Deb👍 1y
Cinfhen I‘ll just know you hold all future rights to the month of March @Lizpixie 💚🎁 1y
Lizpixie @Cinfhen I‘m sorry lovely, did I come across as proprietary? I didn‘t mean to! But that sounds great, March is Lizpixie month!💚🎵🇦🇺 1y
DebinHawaii @Lizpixie @Cinfhen it's official! Lizpixie March! ☘️🤣💚 1y
Cinfhen No, you were lovely & charming as ever @Lizpixie 1y
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RachelO
Bluebird, Bluebird | Attica Locke
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...of pines and cedar-choked backwoods.

Texas Ranger Darren Matthews seems to be spending most of this book on the #wideopenroad. I doubt he'll be home before the end of the book. And he's seen the odd thing(!) from brhind the wheel of his truck.

Wow, that month went quickly! Thanks for the challenge @Lizpixie @Cinfhen #marchintooz

Cinfhen Love this ❤️ 1y
Cathythoughts Great post 💫💫💫 1y
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DebinHawaii
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Ran my errands & settling in to finish up these two books in the month of March. (I've got about 13 hours to midnight here!) What else does this (gray & rainy) Saturday before Easter hold? It includes green juice to counter the effects of a Russell Stover Marshmallow Egg (in honor of my mom who loved them💙) & lavender-hued toes.

Can purple toes make someone #FallAtYourFeet ? (I'm sorry but I'm catching up on #MarchIntoOz & I had to be lame!) 💜

Cinfhen I love that u made it work 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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PagesOfKate
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A great way to end #MarchintoOz
I'm probably a little bit too keen on travel writing - some may say obsessed. I can't pick a favourite so I'm going with one of the modern greats, Paul Theroux.
#wideopenroad
Thanks for organising @Cinfhen @Lizpixie ... another great month of fun, inventive prompts.

JanuarieTimewalker13 Loved Hotel Honolulu! 1y
Cinfhen Thanks so much for joining in all month 💋I enjoyed seeing your choices🙌🏻 1y
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emilyhaldi
The Remains of the Day | Kazuo Ishiguro
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After 3 decades serving as a butler in England, Stevens takes a trip down the #wideopenroad and ends up contemplating his life and his service as a butler. Wonderful book!
#marchintooz

BarbaraBB One of my favourite books 💜. Great graphics too! (edited) 1y
LeahBergen So good. ❤️❤️ 1y
Reviewsbylola I thought this was just ok. 1y
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Cinfhen Still on my TBR...not rushing to read it 😬 1y
emilyhaldi @Cinfhen it‘s a great book, so well written.. and yet, not a book I would goad someone else into reading bc it kinda has to be the right time right place for each, I think... If that makes any sense 😊 1y
Cinfhen Yes!! I totally get that😁 1y
Cathythoughts Anthony Hopkins plays a great James Stevens .... 😭 1y
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arlenefinnigan
My Life on the Road | Gloria Steinem
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Cinfhen Great minds!!!! My choice too 😍 1y
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GripLitGrl
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#MarchIntoOz #WideOpenRoad @Cinfhen @Lizpixie
This one I haven't read but searching for today's prompt this book definitely peaked my interest.

Cinfhen This does sound interesting 💕 1y
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TrishB
Red Dirt | E.M. Reapy
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#wideopenroad
A lot of time spent on the road in this one. A fitting end to #marchintooz as it‘s set in Australia.
Thanks to Cindy and Liz for this month 😁❤️

Cathythoughts Perfect 👍🏻 1y
Cinfhen Oooh, first one to post about this book...but there‘s no blurb!!! I‘m curious to hear more..... 1y
Lizpixie I hope you come visit some day. You‘ll take home some of that red dirt in your clothes, it never comes out because it has so much pigment. 1y
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TrishB @Cinfhen I must have read before Litsy! It‘s a good, solid read and like The Dry you get the full Australia impact- weather, outback etc 1y
TrishB @Lizpixie definitely somewhere I‘d like to go one day ❤️ 1y
artkavanagh I‘m definitely going to read this some day. Not putting it on my to read stack yet, though: I don‘t want it to get too overwhelming. The author is taking part in a public event (interview) in about 10 days‘s time. I‘d like to get to that. 1y
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