Reasons to be cheerful

The first of a series of short stories about real lives, sometimes it's difficult to do a story justice with only 4 minutes, the challenge is to know what to leave out, and still  achieve something worth watching, without shock tactics, or controversial content, just everyday people, with everyday stories and lives.....The philosopher, poet, composer, and writer Friedrich Nietzsche, (1844 - 1900 ) said “The most fulfilling human projects appeared inseparable from a degree of torment, the sources of our greatest joys lying awkwardly close to those of our greatest pains…