The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Sunday, 17 November 1985

Spadge

‘Bring On The Dancing Horses’ – Echo and the Bunnymen



Bought 2000AD 445.



‘Sex Pistols are fuck!’

Did I ever tell you about the dream I had in which my Mum was a walking, talking skeleton? Or that Flash wears pyjamas?

Spadge = new slang for ‘penis’

Pick ‘n’ Mix:
Porno mags, Jazz (Little man with Big Ears) Thompson,
Siamese cats, Open All Hours, classical music, Jabba (creator of the Enormous Rumble) Abbot, Tchaikovsky, ABC, Sid Vicious, Miriam Stoppard, Wagner, Orville, Clannad, Where There’s Life, Eddie Cochran, Bauhaus, Robin Of Sherwood, Martyn Lewis, Jason Connery, 1984, early Japan, ITN News, knees, Duran Duran, thighs, fart brewing, Return to Oz, scantily clad blondes, Airwolf, The Beatles, Sugar Puffs, Tears For Fears, Fame, orange kimonos, The Tripods, Jean-Michel Jarre, Hong Kong Phooey, The Man from Del Monte, Margaret Thatcher, Howard Jones, Ronald Reagan, skiving off school, David Steel, Kate Bush, Star Trek, Mao Tse Tung, Vitalite...


OLD DIARY ENTRIES...

This time 4 years ago:
‘Watched Doctor Who: Carnival Of Monsters (Part Two)…



…Brilliant.’

This time 2 years ago:
‘Bought some comics:
Marvel Team-Up 137
 

Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man 86 and Marvel Tales 159
 


…Tonight I watched Johnny Jarvis Episode Two (1978-1979)…
 
…there were some brilliant twists and turns. Really loved it.’

This time last year:
‘I ended up going into Wisbech with Dave and Mandy, Stu and Legs. I got
2000AD 392 and this week’s UK Spider-Man Weekly


…I hated seeing Dave and Mandy together, but could only laugh inside. All Dave did was put his arm round her. He went at 3pm anyway, and Stu went at 4pm. Leaving Legs for a while, me an’ Mandy went down Scrimshaw’s Passage and she asked me to kiss her. I did, and she told me she was going to finish with Dave. I can’t stop thinking about her.’


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