What a momentous morning. I watched the 154th and final episode of the greatest-ever television drama, The West Wing.
It has taken me the best part of a year, watching the 44 minute episodes on my Sony portable DVD player on the train from Basingstoke to Waterloo. Now, of course, I have withdrawal symptoms, but not for long – my wife has not watched a single episode, so I can start again from the beginning.
With this in mind, I have just bought the bargain of the century – all seven episodes, which comprises 44 CDs, for just £49.98 from Amazon. I noticed at the weekend that HMV is selling them at £50.
There can be no better Christmas present.
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