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Memories of the Drive-inn Revisited

When I was young and a child growing up in Discovery , Florida South Africa 1 of the few limited thing's we actually had or could do was go the Drive-Inn There was Veldskoen , Hilfox , 5-Star and Top-Star But that's besides the point it's the memory of the experience that keeps coming back to me Of the magic on a summer's night from start to finish how it was to go Driving up in a car passing through the entrance buying a ticket for whatever 2 movie's we're on show Then driving in and finding and choosing the best place to park up Position the car open the window turn the volume up and hang the speaker on it Down the front there was a Kiosk where you could buy snacks like popcorn hotdogs burgers and sweet's Then it was back to the car get as comfy as possible and wait for the 1st movie to begin Not just the mere fact of watching a movie but a total fantastical experience Unfortunately now like so many other thing's in life from when I was young have gone They only sadly exist as fading memories inside my head I can only tell you 1 thing boy it was great and I could try to explain as best I could But it would never come close to the real thing actually being there and experiencing it for yourself Matter's not what the actual movie was the tinny barely audible sound or visual quality Fades into total insignificance whilst sat outside on a balmy summer night Having the very best time of your life at that very moment You natively never thought could possibly come to an end But it did and is now a shopping mall where the only thing that is left Is the Drive-Inn Screen as a parting reminder

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