It wasn't the best choice of film yesterday. I wasn't aware of the subject matter of 'The Leisure Seeker' starring Helen Mirren and Donald Southerland and if I had known, I wouldn't have gone to see it. It was well acted, there were plenty of comic moments, but overall it was a very sad story. Although it dealt with a completely different illness, the portrayal of watching the person you know and love disappear as the illness progresses was a bit too close to home for me. I left the cinema feeling very melancholy, a feeling that stayed with me for the rest of the day, and is still with me this morning.
I don't think it's a day for being at home on my own so I've arranged to meet a friend for coffee and probably lunch. I haven't seen L for a few weeks so we'll have plenty to talk about, laughs are guaranteed and I should be able to shake myself out of this mood. A pudding or two will help!
Back tomorrow in a more cheerful frame of mind.