“Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world,” he said wisely one day, “but people don’t know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen. I am going to try and experiment.”
As said by Colin Craven in The Secret Garden, the children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
A spaceman came traveling on his ship from afar ‘Twas light years of time since his mission did start And over a village, he halted his craft And it hung in the sky like a star, just like a star
The opening lines of the song A Spaceman Came Travelling by Chris de Burgh from his second album Spanish Train and Other Stories (1975). Though not a chart hit, it’s continued to be popular and still features in most Christmas compliations.
Candlelight and soul forever A dream of you and me together Say you believe it, say you believe it
The opening lyrics of 2 Become 1, The Spice Girls’ third consecutive number one and their first Christmas number one. Taken from their debut album Spice (1995), it showed a softer side to the English group without losing their trademark cheekiness.