Imagine that we are all stranded on a planet/island somewhere together for who knows how long – but before we were stranded the ship we were on had some brilliant libraries and archives to raid; so on your way to the life boat you were able to grab…


1 – 3 CD’s a specific album  or compilation

album or best of etc…

(here are mine for all the categories)

  1. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left

  2. Sandy Denny - an Introduction

  3. William Ackerman – Passage


2 – 3 DVD’s – we will allow box sets 

  1. Casablanca

  2. Harvey

  3. Sherlock Holmes – The Basil Rathbone Box set


3 – 3 Books/magazines/comic books

  1. The Kraken wakes – John Wyndham

  2. Dan Dare the man from nowhere – Graphic Novel

  3. Five go to smugglers top – Enid Blyton


4 – 3 pieces of art…anything from the Mona Lisa to Banksy

– poster art – photos of sculptures…

  1. Metropolis – Poster art

  2. The Starry Night – Vincent Van Gogh

  3. Girl with a balloon – Banksy

Islanders Lists...


Stevie Nicks : Rock A Little : 2012
Duran Duran : The Wedding Album : 1993
Spotlight on the Stylistics 2 x LP : 1977
Stingray: The Complete Collection : 1964
True Detective by Nic Pizzolatto Season 1 : 2014
The Marvellous Mrs Maisel : 2017 - 2019
Big Book
A Book with Blank Pages
Print of the Flatiron Building Manhattan, New York City
Any 3 x Wild Horses Galloping Print or Painting
The Painter's Daughters with a Cat - Thomas Gainsborough 1960




1. New Boots and Panties!! by Ian Dury https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Boots_and_Panties!!

2. Morrison Hotel by the Doors especially Ship of Fools - Ship of Fools (painted c. 1490–1500) is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch which may be intended to exemplify the human condition. The painting is dense in symbolism and is indebted to, if not actually satirical of Albrecht Dürer's frontispiece of Sebastian Brant's book of the same name.

3. Blood on the tracks by Bob Dylan



1. Breaking Bad

2. Normal People

3. Broadchurch



1. The Midwich Cuckoos – John Wyndham 

2. The Beano

3. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig



1. The Great Wave at Kanagawa – Poster art by Katsushika 

2. Ten Marilyns, 1967 – Andy Warhol 

3. This looks a bit like an elephant – Banksy 







1 - Shaking the Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats - Peter Gabriel 

Tracks: "Solsbury Hill", "I Don't Remember" , "Sledgehammer”, "Family Snapshot", "Mercy Street",  "Shaking the Tree",  "Don't Give Up",  "San Jacinto",              "Here Comes the Flood",  "Red Rain",  "Games Without Frontiers”, "Shock the Monkey",  "I Have the Touch",  "Big Time", "Zaar" , "Biko"

2 - Bryn – Bryn Terfel

3 - Led Zeppelin IV 

Tracks: "Black Dog", "Rock and Roll", "The Battle of Evermore", "Stairway to Heaven",

"Misty Mountain Hop", "Four Sticks", "Going to California" , "When the Levee Breaks"



1 - Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

2 – Gladiator

3 - The Very Best of James Stewart 

(Rear Window / Vertigo / It's A Wonderful Life / The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance / The Glenn Miller Story / Bend Of The River / The Shootist / The Man Who Knew Too Much / The Greatest Show On Earth / Rope / Shenandoah / Night Passage / The Far Country / Harvey)



1 - Lord of the Rings – Tolkein

2. Aubrey Maturin series – Patrick O’Brian

3 - Collected Jeeves and Wooster – P.G. Wodehouse



1 - Christ and St John of the Cross – Dali

2 - Buildings in Naples - Thomas Jones

3 - The Floor Planers - Gustave Caillebotte 




Guns N Roses - Appetite for Destruction
Nirvana - Nevermind
Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go


Silver Linings Playbook
Good Will Hunting




LS Lowry - Going to the match
Monet - Water lilies
Antony Gormley - Another Place (thought you might like that, as a sculptor)




Amy Wadge  Keeping the Faith 

Sara Bareilles Little Voice

ABBA Mamma Mia



Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres

The Secret Rhonda Byrne




The Holiday 

Wall Street




Dancers in Blue Degas




Paramore After laughter
Enter Shikari everything is possible
Eels daisies of the galaxy

Doctor who season 10
Rick and Morty season 2
David Attenborough Life Series



Harry Potter and the Order of the phoenix
His Dark Materials
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets



Richard Bowler
Starry night Vincent Van Gogh