Favourite Places: London, England - the buzz, the culture, the history, the beauty, Marks & Spencer, V & A Museum, The Sunday Times, British Museum, the people, and so much more!;
Paris - pretty as a picture, sophisticated, the best place for gorgeous long walks, Musee d'Orsay, Eric Kayser Bakery, the language, the architecture
Favourite Outings: Everything I experienced in London, including opera (Turindot and Rigoletto) especially...the musical Chicago was lots of fun :)
Favourite Concert: Bat for Lashes in Vancouver.
Favourite Album: The ones I listened to most in 2009 were The xx, Lungs - Florence and the Machine, music from Carmen, Two Suns - Bat for Lashes, Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear, Hospice - The Antlers, Into the Wild Soundtrack, various classical music
Favourite Film: Didn't see many 2009 ones. House of Eliott was my favourite thing to watch, but that's an old television series.
Favourite Dish: Chicken and wild mushroom stew. Vegetable tart. And split pea soup :)
Favourite Book: The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett; The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde.
Favourite Tea: Rooibus Vanilla.
I hope your 2009 was filled with lots of lovely enjoyments, new discoveries, and happy times :)