One step closer to Graceland – “uh huh”


My trip to Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee is fast approaching! I need to not think about it too much otherwise my level of excitement will explode and I won’t be able to focus on anything else (and I actually have quite a busy to-do list in AND out of my day job before I set off on my Tennessee road trip!).

In the interim, to get one step closer to Graceland, I went to the Elvis Presley exhibition at The O2 arena in London. I didn’t know what to expect but the exhibition is really well done…

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A little less conversation a little more action, please

So I’ve been catching up on all the news and antics from Elvis Week 2014 (one day I will get to Graceland to take part in the annual candlelight vigil and to see all the amazing impersonators – *sigh*).

(Before I forget, make sure you check out Memphis Jones – he gives the best and most fun coverage on his website as well as at!)

I’ve always been a huge fan of Elvis, which is amusing to many of my friends seeing as he died 7 years before I was even a twinkle in an eye. My Dad has always been a huge fan, which may be of influence to me, but I seem to just have a natural toe-tap whenever I hear the sound of rock n roll.

Is it a combination of his heart-warming yet symbolic voice, that black (with a hint of blue) hair, those “I love you” (yes – me!) eyes, his swoon-worthy talk, those rock n roll moves???

People often ask me what my favourite Elvis song is, and in truth I cannot answer that question. The list of my faves is too long to pick just one song but it’s been a challenge just to pick my top 5, which are (in no particular order):-

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