The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Sunday, 27 October 1985

Gardening

‘The Hooded Man’ – Clannad

Today I mowed and raked the lawn to pay back Freddie for the ABC LP (in labour). Smashing or what?

Mum and Freddie had an argument about something, but eventually made up.

I have decided I am very anti-Tory.

Pick ‘n’ Mix:David Sylvian, Billy Idol, Robin Of Sherwood, Sex Pistols, Nik Kershaw, Eurythmics, Danny Chegwin, Neil, the 1984 Miner’s Strike, Peter Gabriel, Pearl & Dean, Lenny Henry, Rambo, Hong Kong Phooey, Stan Flowers, Opal Fruits, Alexei Sayle, stutter remixing, Paul Hardcastle, Grace Jones, Jabba, Yorkshire chip shop chips, EastEnders, Howard Jones, a-ha, Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Jazz (Big Ears) Thompson, SRB Hot Dogs, Malcolm McLaren, Tales From The Crypt LP, Hitler, Igor Smegdoss, Human Beatbox, Mel Smith, Wilbo Nagasakiyoko, The Beatles, K9 and Company, Andrew Sachs, ‘Waking the Witch’, Uncle Creepy, Joey, The Bishop of Darkness, ‘Billy!’, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, King Cone, Toerag, Clannad, dreams (like the one in which I was attacked by a giant venom-spitting dog-ferret), dog babber, Glenn Miller’s ‘In The Mood’, Japan, Kenny Everett, Nick Cotton, Marvel Comics, The Five Doctors, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Michelle Fowler’s pregnancy, Opposition, Kate Bush, Ray Parker Jr, Margaret Thatcher, Art Of Noise, Mankind, Happy Families, Kraftwerk, Geoff Love, The Young Ones, Chilli Con Carne (‘Ready in a can!’) adverts.

Wooloomooloo! Portak! Blah-blah-café!

OLD DIARY ENTRIES…

This time 11 years ago:


‘I watched Planet of the Apes: The Trap.’


This time 6 years ago:

‘A new Doctor Who story begins: Creature From The Pit (Part One).


This time last year:

‘I watched Spider-Man on TV.’




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