Credits roll on Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2

We were the last to leave the still darkened cinema of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 last night, after everyone else bailed out as soon as the credits started rolling. We’d been alone for a while before Cam asked why I always insisted on staying until the end of the credits.

My reply was that it was a ritual – almost a tradition – that I upheld, but it got me thinking about why it was so important.

I love a great movie or a gripping book for the immersive experience it gives me; that sense of having stood in the shadow of the characters and shared their journey. Getting so caught up in a story like the deep-sea diver who lives for a time as part of the underwater universe that he is visiting.Continue reading

Bah Humbug

Feeling a bit fed up with Christmas already? Does festive cheer seem to pass you by each year? For a lot of people this time of year is filled with nothing but bad memories of a time gone by.

Having this kind of past experience can really put a downer on your mood and even worse, start to bring down the loved ones around you.

Now is the chance you have been waiting for to start having the Christmas and New Year celebrations you may feel you’ve been missing out on.
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