Peanut butter. Death, as Joe Black, liked peanut butter on a spoon. Me too. That is one of my favourite scene in one of my favourite movies of all time. The other scene I liked is the one where Bill and Joe gazes at the fireworks before reaching the end.
“There are two things cannot be avoided in life – Death and taxes.”
And even taxes we could evade, I had thought when first watching the movie two decades ago. So death is the only certainty, a message that has been with me subliminally since.
Do you remember Love Actually? The movie opens with Billy Mack recording a remix to “Christmas is all around us…” and failing to make the song cheesier than it was. Christmas is all around me. I even went to Christmas Eve service. We put cookies out for Santa last night and the kids were amazed Santa got their letters about what they wanted.
Christmas is all around. Love is all around. Death is all around. Keep Reading…