Do you feel the need to escape from the stresses of everyday life? I know I do. Better still if I can do it every day. And that’s where Netflix comes in.
I know my viewing habits seem a bit weird to many other women my age: I’ve little interest in reality TV or soaps disguised as period drama. No, the high stress levels associated with being a special needs mum mean that total escapism is what I need most, and for me that usually means science fiction and fantasy.
“Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the enemy, don’t we consider it his duty to escape?”
— J. R. R. Tolkien (@JRR_Tolkie) January 16, 2016
It’s not just me either: the rest of the household mostly enjoy this stuff too. And this is how we’ve been escaping recently.
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