Desert Island Discs – Cath Venning


This weekly feature gives us a little insight into The Abbey staff, and our next Desert Island Disc ‘castaway’ is Cath Venning, Teacher of PE and Ducat Housemistress.


I can only imagine – J.Michael Finley
This song is from the film of the same name. (I like the film version, not the band version). The film is about the formation of the band MercyMe and about the relationship between a father and son; it is based on a true story. This song is about imagining what might happen once you have passed away.

I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
My favourite song when I was at university, makes me smile, dance and think I can sing!

Shut up and dance with me – Walk The Moon
Such a feel good song!

Defying Gravity – Idina Menzel
I LOVE a musical and I think this has to be one of my favourite songs.

December Prayer – Idina Menzel
Idina made the cut twice. Christmas is my favourite time of the year for many reasons, but this song I find makes me just stop and reflect during the festive season.

Oh My Soul – Casting Crowns
This was written at the time the lead singer was diagnosed with cancer and it was an honest reflection of his fears and doubts. 

Do they know it’s Christmas – Band Aid 1984
I love Christmas!

Man in the Mirror – Michael Jackson
This song is about making a change and realising that this has to start with you.

I would probably take all of the HP books (I know there are more than 1) but I think that will keep me going for a while.

Luxury item
Sad to say it would probably by my phone; however I know there would not be chargers, so being in PE, probably a ball of some sort. 

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