‘Buy EMI’ – Sigue Sigue Sputnik
I went to Tech, preparing for a rehearsal of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, but it was postponed as Jo Wedonska has come down with mumps and glandular fever. All the parts are now being re-arranged.
Down in the common room, Gillian Munden told me that Sonia’s coming into Tech tomorrow, and that if I don’t give her her bangle and Cult tape back, I’ll ‘have someone to deal with’. Oh. That’s nice.
Finally, Nicki arrived and we went into town with Kevin. On the way to the Wenns public house, she told me that Becky only really wanted Kevin for a bit of leg o’er and actually quite fancies me. ULP! In the Wenns, Nicki and I got pretty drunk and hints were dropped, i.e. she wants me to dream about her! Our phone numbers were swapped and, finally, after some of Kevin’s help, I asked her out. She said YES and we are desperately in love. She’s already planning stuff: taking me to Norwich, gigs, Glastonbury, etc. She’s nice as well, mateyboy.
‘All My Wives Were Iron’ – Bill Nelson
At the Angles Theatre, Danny’s ex-girlfriend mentioned something about the fact that her brother had often seen me sitting outside the Grammar School. I asked her how he knew who I was, as we’ve never met. She said she’d described me. I asked why she had brought me up in conversation with him and she went red and a quite furtive.
I’ve also found out that Ruth Barton fancies me. On the bus one day, I jokingly asked her out and it turns out she would have said YES if she wasn’t already going out with Andy. Well, she’s single now…
Funny old world, eh?
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