Thursday, December 29, 2005

A Test Of Driving Ability

Some of us have it and some of us don't. I took the young fella to Timezone the other day. We had been to see the movie Corpse Bride, which wasn't bad (buggered if I was going to pay over $40 to see The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe [which we will see - It is one of the few books I have read]), and had some time left for our parking. I also had a coupon whereby I could get $10 credit for only $5.

Yu-Jin played a shoot 'em up firstly and then we had a go at a racing car game where the seat moves from side to side. I finished my three laps in 2nd position and with 20 lap points. Yu-Jin came in 6th with 5 lap points. By all accounts he drove quite well. Miky had a go after us and didn't even complete a third of a lap. All she could do was crash into the wall. And she has a driver's licence!! It's not altogether different from driving a car. I'm glad to see that the boy has some talent. Now he'll want to go more often. Still, he's a kid and he needs to have some fun as a kid.


Ben said...

I went to see Harry Potter and CoN:LWW last Tuesday. Both are visually stunning.

I did not like the story line of Harry Potter a lot, and having seen the other HP, I almost knew who was the bad guy who pretended to be the good guy.

CoN:LWW has no suspense because I've read the book and seen the BBC adaptation before and I already knew how the story ends. And the movie doesn't end differently from the book.

Hammy said...

I'm glad that you didn't spoil it for me. I think that I've read the book twice, as a much younger chap, but can't remember too much about it other than it was a great book for a kid.

Ben said...

Oh, well don't read the book again before you see the movie then and don't try to remember the story, knowing the story does remove the element of suspense and the twist of the story.

If you don't remember the story then I have not spoilt the movie.

NewYorkMoments said...

I haven't driven a car since 1999.

Hammy said...

NYM - Really? That is amazing. Perhaps we just take it for granted that everyone drives a car. Don't really need a car in NYC except when the MTA goes on strike and then you really don't need a car in NYC.

Or were you convicted of drink driving and given a couple of life bans or something?