The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Saturday, 4 April 1987

More Thrills!

‘Worth Waiting For’ – Gene Loves Jezebel




It is the morn, the morrow, the daybreak and stuff. 



I’m orf ‘ep toun.  Gooot, huh?!  Nay?  Yey?  Ar?  Yar?  Dar?  Fookah!



Later:

Approx 5.30pm.



‘Waterloo Sunset’ – The Kinks




It’s raining and I feel very tranquil.  Peaceful.



I hope Flash moves to Wales.  It’d be great.  I’d like to have a friend to stay with in Wales.  I’ve never been to Wales…



God.  I feel peaceful.  I bet I don’t later on, tho’.  I’ve got stacks of homework ‘n’… oh shit … let’s not think about it, eh, Jezebel?



Later:



‘Before Doubt’ – Gene Loves Jezebel




Hey, chiddies!  How about this?  A tape I made in 1984, recording tracks from Laser 558! Let’s have a laugh at who’s on it…



THE ICICLE WORKS (which Manda Jones got me into)

GEORGE MICHAEL (Aryadü!)

HOWARD JONES (wouldya dare?)

ULTRAVOX (oh my god!  This is all very ridiculous!)

FGTH (Typical.)


ELTON JOHN (oh jesus!)

BAND AID (Trash or what?  What the hell was i like in ’84, i ask you!?)

NICK HEYWARD (bloody ancient, or what?)

BLANCMANGE (is there nothing good on here?)

SPANDAU BALLET (i spit on my own grave!  What a squair!  Thank god for gothics, weirds ‘n’ alternatives, honestly!)

ALISON MOYET (oh, ridicule me, please!)

OMD (i repent!)

CHAKA KHAN (i re-fucking-pent!)

DURAN DURAN (Yo-ho-ho!  Teeeeeeeeeeeeneeeee bop, or what?!)

THE CURE (ahh!  Now we’re talking.  So.  Is this the root of my alternative tastes today?)

THE DAZZ BAND (oh no!)

WINGS (where did they bloody come from?)



Oh well. 

Conclusion:  IN 1984, I WAS A PYLE OF RITE TOSS.  SO NOB YOU ALL.



>GOD.<  I FEEL RAAAAAAAAAAAATHER EMBARRASSED.



OH LOOK.  IT’S THE POPE…



hello!  Why do i wear my

underpants in the

bath?



Why, you bald fucker?



Cos i don’t like looking

down on the unemployed…



Ho-ho-ho!  What a madcap man.  PISS OFF.  Hail Mary!



By the way…






‘The Sweetest Thing’ – Gene Loves Jezebel





I went up town and spent a while with Danny and then Astra and Hazel.  I have a lark, don’t I?  The awful thing today was exiting Readwells and walking straight into BMW and Bastard Ass!!!  I ignored them.  Or, at least, I tried.



I sent a letter to Flash.  It probably won’t arrive.  It was in really shit condition.







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