Man Transforms Garden Into An Outdoor Cinema For Surprise Date Night
If you're stuck in lockdown - admittedly slightly less so these days - and want to do something constructive, why not do something a bit special for your other half?
You could look to the example of Mike Andrews for a bit of inspiration if you want to earn a couple of points.
Mike decided to surprise his girlfriend Nancy, who he's been isolating with during all of this, by creating a delightful outdoor cinema date for the pair in his back garden.
He turned their back yard in the Black Country into a romantic setting to watch a film, and even went as far as to make up some fake tickets and realistic snacks for them to get stuck into.
Fair play, he's out here making the rest of us look bad.
Mike explained: "I was just sitting there thinking 'what's my girlfriend's favourite thing to do?'
"I told her months ago I'd take her to the Everyman cinema in the Mailbox in Birmingham, but then broke my ankle in the January quite badly so i thought I'd leave it until I healed and then we'd go around March, but then lockdown hit us!
"We've completed Netflix, Amazon Prime, and NOW TV so about a week ago I realised that I've been stuck in the house for five months and wanted to keep my promise of a date night to a cosy cinema like the Everyman.
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"I went on Amazon, ordered a projector, a cotton screen, and fairy lights and decided to make the garden into a cinema for just us.
"My sister helped me make a popcorn box and tickets. Well, she made me make them and said Nancy will appreciate that more than buying it."
It certainly seems to have worked.
Nancy told us: "A few days prior to this, he had told me he was going to bring a date night to the garden and I didn't have a clue what it could be.
"I was so confused as he kept giving me hints, but trying to throw me off so I would get confused and give up guessing!
"I was so shocked when I walked out the door and saw everything that he had done and how much work he had put into it!
"It was the best date night I have ever had!"
In the end, in case you're wondering, they watched The Wrong Missy on Netflix, but it really doesn't matter what they watched does it?
It's the thought, and the effort, that counts.
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