I like to think I am a strong person. I know how to say ‘no’, I try not to take criticism or rejection personally and I can juggle kids, a husband, a cat, 2 dogs, 2 fish, a rat, housework, a business and a writing career with one hand tied behind my back. (Okay so I can’t but it sounds good for the purpose of the exercise).
But with strength comes weakness.
I have a few; chocolate, Mexican food and hot baths but I have one that I can only indulge in late at night. Sex…
And the city of course.
Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha, the beautiful city of New York as a backdrop and hot men. What’s not to love?
I think I have seen every episode at least four times. My TiVo is always full and late at night when the house sleeps and I should be writing or sleeping, I give in to my weakness.
I can’t even explain why I love it so much. I haven’t even read the books. I started to, and as much as I think Candice Bushnell is a the bomb for creating SATC, I have never been able to finish the books. The narrative didn’t grab me. But the TV series… that’s a different story. I wonder why?
Perhaps it is New York – I love all things NYC. Perhaps it is the loyal and unconventional bond between four totally different women whom we can see a little bit of ourselves in each of them. Or maybe it is the subject matter – a mix of taboo, feminism and prince charming fairy tales gone wrong. But actually I think it is Carrie envy – she as a column in the New York Times people!! Ah-huh! And an endless closet of shoes! Yesum!
Whatever it is, I love it. I’m addicted and I’m not ashamed to say it. It is my weakness.
Are you a SATC fan?
What’s your weakness?