With my taste? Not a problem. So how about something that I actually like? How about 'London's Brilliant' by Wendy James?
"London's brilliant when it's raining
Everbody's moaning and complaining
London's dismal and divine
And I know one day, one day...one day, one day
It's going to be mine"
Name a book you own that no-one else on your friends list does
The King Is In His Counting House, A Prospect for Oxford, by Thomas Rayson
I quote from the introduction:
"The following pages are the result of thought and discussion over a period of four years. I have consulted a number of the Heads of Oxford Colleges, the City and of the Industry besides various Societies and publishers in Oxford and London. A very small proportion of those were unfavourably critical. The vast mass of opinion was favourable and enthusiastically encouraging. I therefore resolved to put the matter into a form in which it could be read and studied by all interested in the welfare of Oxford and in the establishment of satisfactory conditions for the industries and their workers."
Name a movie you own on DVD/VHS/whatever that no-one else on your friends list does
Again, there are probably many, but how about, on video recorded off the TV, 'Zero Patience'?
Plot summary from IMDB:
"The ghost of Zero - "patient zero", who allegedly first brought aids to Canada - materialises and tries to contact old friends. Meanwhile, the Victorian explorer Sir Richard Burton, who drank from the Fountain of Youth and now works as Chief Taxidermist at the Toronto Natural history Museum, is trying to organise an Aids Exhibition ..."
contains the immortal song lyrics (I believe this is the singing sphincter song) "I lie down and think of England/Toot that horn and bang that drum/It's an insult to the Empire/When I take it up the bum"
Name a place that you have visited that no-one else on your friends list has
You have probably all guessed from my exciting LJ and all my talk of books, TV, videos etc. that this is going to be the trickiest one, so I will go for The Little A'le'inn, Rachel, Nevada