So in my usual way I have been escaping my mundane life
I have been going to the movies.
I have a ritual when I flee to the cinema to escape, and woe be anyone that gets in my way. This afternoon, the first day of my three day weekend, I decided to head into town to watch The Danish Girl. I must have popcorn while I snuggle into the chair in the darkness of the cold cinema, looking up into the screen, all ready to elude reality.
Today however the cinema popcorn stand was unable to sell me popcorn, because they had a system breakdown and all the tills were inoperable. I was told to try the stands down stairs, which I did and it was the same situation there. Now I am the sort of person who likes to get into my seat in the cinema, before the ads start or event the trailers....... so there I was 10 mins to get to my seat with no popcorn and being confronted by absolute idiots who were rude and unwilling to tell me anything except that they needed exact change if I wanted to purchase anything.... I asked if I could take in food from anywhere else ( I was hungry as I skipped lunch for the popcorn) as the cinema halls have a strict policy of no other food allowed in.... I was just told to ask her manager who was all in a flap as the system was down.... duh!!
Well suffice to say, I was not a happy camper but I left them to it, got fries from Mcdonalds, and hid it in my handbag, and went to find my cinema hall and my seat to retreat into the shadowy bowels of celluloid dreams...