I’ve got the Power!

The word ‘warm’ did not seem to suffice, Everything in my life was about to change, The off-silver colouring, the thickness of it, oh my god, I now own a Powerbook. Thats right. Love at first sight, its all true. It can happen & when you least expect it. {if you’re getting one as a gift for example}.

Not the case for me, I had ordered it online & eagerly awaited it like a nervous bunny with a cold, but now.. *blush*

8 years since Rebirth

Its been eight years today since I first entered a cinema. It wasn’t coincidence that a few months later I was working there. I’d found love.

Adding to that, today on the anniversary of my rebirth, my old manager from that very cinema rings me, just to ask how I am and talk films. The world of cinema is a magical one, it’s made and destroyed many a dreamer.

I often reminisce, the many pleasant memories, the many stressful nights spent there. It was one place I felt fully & truly welcome. I remember the smell of an empty screen, the taste of popcorn within the air. The Thursday advert change procedures, the stress of a first Friday showing where the print showed up at showtime.

The rush of having to run the first 20 minute reel while frantically joining the rest of the film together, each reel, checking it’s in rack, then feeding the remainder of the film into the projector at the precise time the first reel dropped out, such that the spectators saw a seamless film.

Those were the days. *sigh*

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