‘Breaking Glass’ – David Bowie
Dear diary, you are all I’ve got in this hell! I shall be seeing a lot of you, I presume, out of boredom. I hated work today, in a way that I’ve never hated anything before. It wasn’t so much the boredom and the 8 hours of continual heavy lifting of pallets onto lorries, it was the weather, which was absolutely boiling. I’ve got sunburn. And I wanted to stay white! My arms are burning, boiling and baking. The work was fucking hard. Approx 7 weeks of this? I nearly keeled over in the sun today. I felt sick and I kept going hot ‘n’ cold.
When I shifted one crap-bastard pallet today, I saw three, quite irregularly inscribed, purple letters on the wood: BMW! Gach! An Omen? I don’t really need her any more. Why couldn’t the letters have been NB?!
The only thing that gets me through the day is the lunch break when I get to read – and right now I’ve begun a project of reading all the Doctor Who books I got as a kid that I have never read, starting with The Brain of Morbius by Terrance Dicks…
I had a bath tonite. Did a bit of work on my BTC cassette, Bummers in America.
I’m not looking forward to tomorrow. Please let a letter arrive from Flash! Please let a letter arrive from Naomi! Let Naomi be okay, somebody. I really care about her.
I’ll ring Solomon tomorrow, I think…
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