Day 179: The Firefight and the Fury

That sounds like a colourful and alliterative name for…something, but actually it’s simply what I’ve been watching and reading in the last 24 hours. With all of my car and money woes of the past few days (as whinged about here) I am going to be an extremely cheap date for the immediate future. So staying in and entertaining myself is the order of the day. Hmm…kind of sounds like what I do anyway, to be honest.
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Day 74: Since You Went Away

After quite a day running around in the pursuit of two different sporting codes, this evening I finally put my feet up, kicked back and put on another old movie that got my mother’s hysterical blubbering seal of approval. Since You Went Away (1944), starring Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple and Joseph Cotten. Apparently I should have read the back of the DVD box a lot more closely before I watched it, because unbeknownst to me this thing was almost three hours long. Three hours isn’t a movie, it’s an ordeal. I got through it, don’t get me wrong, I’m just saying…I may have needed a nap halfway through to do so.
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