Everything is better in the movies

A movie is kind of like a summary. It only focuses on the key parts and skips or at least fast forwards the mundane bits.

6 months of hard work is displayed in 10 minutes split across the movie in various montages and short scenes. It looks much easier on the big screen.

In less than 2 hours the lead manages to fall in and out of love then back into it again. You find yourself wondering how on earth to even meet someone.

But what movies are great at is showing moments.

We all have those good bits in our lives, in among the chaos, stress and challenges.

And more often than not they’re even better than the movies because they’re real and they’re happening to you.

H is for Haiku

Sometimes I even

Daydream about your embrace

That’s how good it is

Here’s something I wrote for someone but decided to share with you for Valentines Day instead. I have no plans for today aside from go to work, probably do a little bit of studying and then spend the evening watching Season 2 of Rumour has it on YouTube.

Or perhaps I’ll watch a romantic movie like ‘A walk to remember’, ’10 things I hate about you’ or maybe even ‘Say Anything’ because who doesn’t love an 80s classic.