PS I Love You

So I am starting with a film – on Thursday night I went to our local cinema with 3 friends to see PS I Love You (one of whom should have been at choir practice, but her reply to my invite was, and I quote: “Stuff choir”!)

Our first observation was goodness, look how many people are out on a Thursday night! We don’t get out much after 8pm on a week night because going out late to the 24hr Tesco’s to do a “big shop” does NOT count as a night out.

We loved the film – I know, chick-flick, no depth……perfect! Some great music, a romantic, although sad, story with plenty of laughs for 4 thirty/forty something girls.

It did show the rural beauty of Ireland off very well, but there were a few woeful Irish accents from the 2 leading men. I loved the book by Cecelia Aherne the film was based on, and enjoyed the film too, despite the plot differences. In the book the whole story is set in Ireland, but perhaps Dublin was not glamorous enough, but imagine how much worse if all the accents had been so terrible.

One of the saddest moments of the evening was not, perhaps, the obvious sad part of the plot, but when one of our party identified some Nicolas Mosse pottery on the dresser in the background of a romantic moment! How sad are we? If you are not yet acquainted with the delights of Nicholas Mosse pottery, you can go HERE, but remember to come back please!

Finally, about 10 minutes from the end, when I would estimate that 90% of the audience, who were 90% female were all sobbing, sniffing, wiping tears and blowing noses a voice behind us could be heard to say:

I can’t believe some people are ACTUALLY crying

and then repeated it for effect, with different emphasis, and more incredulity

I CAN’T believe some people are actually CRYING.

Of course it was a man, with a heart of stone.

After the film ended, many who had not had the foresight to wear water-proof makeup, were to be found in the Ladies repairing the damage.

So it was a great night out, isn’t it odd how a good cry can make you feel all happy inside!

If you have seen the film, please let me know – did you cry? did you spot any desirable pottery items in the background? did you overhear any comments?

So on to the George section of this post. George is FREE – free of his collar, free to go outside, free of his litter tray ……well almost free. We are keeping him in at nights for a few more weeks, to try to keep him out of mischief and away from the vets for a wee while.

Here is George with his first taste of freedom

I have not shared any digital creations in so long, so here is a birthday card I made for a 40th birthday party I am going to tonight.

I made it using a new kit coming soon to by Gina Marie Huff at Weeds and Wildflowers. I will let you know when it is released – and you’ll be glad I did, trust me!

So have you been checking out my Photo almost A Day blog. I need to add a link in the side bar, but for now you can click HERE.

That’s all to today.

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  1. this film must be really good. I think I will wait, til he comes out on DVD – so I can sit on my couch with the kleenex-box 😉

    great layout as ever!

  2. I enjoyed visiting your blog! You’re a very talented photographer and designer.

    I haven’t seen “P.S. I Love You”, but it sounds like my kind of movie. I’m sure I will be especially entertained by the scenery and accents, as love to visit your beautiful country!

    Enjoy your Sunday and have a great week.

  3. hé hun…I want to see that movie, just so that I can cry…LOL! Love your story and a defenit good read on a sunday morning! 🙂
    Oh and awsome idea on the photography blog!! looks fabulous!

    Have a great sunday! Hugs!

  4. I haven’t seen the movie, but I think it will be a perfect movie for me. so can’t wait to it comes here too.

    very pretty card you have make.

    have a great sunday and week.

  5. Sounds like a great girl’s night. Aren’t men incredible? What did he think was going to happen at a chick click? Sheesh!

    The pottery thing I can identify with. In the middle of the first Spiderman movie, I blurted out -I used to work in that building – needless to say my husband shot me the “nobody cares” look. I know that isn’t pottery but it elicited a similar response. I have been known to say something about clothes or a purse that I have also.

  6. I love the card! I love all your designs.

    I have not seen the movie yet, but it definitely is on my list. Which means at the rate I get to sit down and watch movies, I will get around to renting it in about 2 years, but I try.

  7. You have convinced me! I want to see that movie.
    The worship leader at my church is from Ireland. He’s been here for almost two years now and still has his wonderful accent. I love listening to him speak!

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