‘You Can Call Me Al’ – Paul Simon
Last night, the boys and I had a laugh or ten in King’s Lynn, but I couldn’t stop thinking about Alison.
I ‘slept’ over at Cheggers’ house, on his sofa. Every so often I’d wake up to find myself in the middle of deep thoughts about Alison… I half-dreamt about her telling me to get lost as she was in love with Daryl again. This made me cry and I woke up on Cheggers’ sofa, crying in real life. That can only mean one thing…
This afternoon, we took rides on Cheggers’ scooters. Wow, eh? I felt like a right Mod in my suit and psychobilly hair. Mind those dykes, though! Jesus!
Right now, I’m listening to the charts on the radio. ‘True Colours’ by Cyndi Lauper has been continually playing, over and over, in my head and reminds me of Alison. I love it because of this.
‘Kookaburra’ – Cocteau Twins
I am in bed, having just written a letter, which I will deliver to Alison tomorrow. In it, I’ve said that I’m not much of a ‘he-man’, I’m not rich and I don’t have a car, but will she go out with me? I will deliver it tomorrow…
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