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Favourite You Tube Clips

What art is about? Lifting us above the ordinary.
The two of the most open hearts you'll ever see. I want to be in that number.  I love sending this as a birthday gift.

For all the musicians and singers. Do try this at home. Sing something that sounds simple...  
And now for something completely different... 
Ever been in love? And you know he did it all with a temperature.
Here's one for all you old fogies in the U.K. Same as the last one.

Here is one for the not so old fogies.
Here is one for all readers of the book 'Men!' Check out the guy in the back playing the cymbals..
The best Onion report ever - also for readers of 'Men!' - this explains what I was saying at the end of the book more eloquently than I did.
You have to watch this at least three times.

The most memorable TED talk ever. The astounding Jill Bolte Taylor. If you've seen it before it doesn't matter - watch it again.  Amazing.
This was my favourite clip when I was about six and so for my six year old self and yours too... here it is.
This is one of the most beautiful pieces of footage I've ever seen. Have your tissues ready. It's silent at first and then the music starts. It reminds me of this poem Sometimes.
When I was at drama school they told us that the best motivation for being an actress, was 'the desire to reveal the vulnerability of the human condition' - here is the actress that supremely achieves that.
There is something about the simple innocence and joyfulness of this one.  If only everyone danced like this every day. :-)  Utterly fabulous. 

The ultimate love song. For anyone who found their soulmate. :-)
 The wonderful Professor Robert Thurman invites you to expand your circle of compassion.
And here is simply one of the most beautiful songs of all time
And to end with the sublime... here is a thank you to anyone that has read a book called 'For Tibet, With Love' or 'A Beginner's Guide to Changing the World.'  I send this clip to anyone that has experienced tragedy when I don't know what to say.  x i