The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Wednesday, 23 December 1987

Feeling Christmassy

Dar?  Fookah!


Hi, people.  It’s really late.  Something past eleven.


‘Stigmata Martyr’ – Bauhaus


What have I done today?


Well, I got a really ace letter from Amelia.  Heavenly!  She’s so great, so I’ll have to write to her after XMAS.  Thank you so much, Amelia, you’re great.  I really like you.


And I’ve got cards from Gran Sugden and Gran + Granddad Winterfood.  What’ll the Postie bring tomorrow, I wonder?


‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’ – Adam and the Ants


Today, I got a lift to King’s Lynn with Betty, feeling a bit crap.  Scruffy.  Messy… erm…  I saw Angie Jones briefly, to say ‘hello’ to.  And I saw Sarah George in WH SMITH’s.  We said ‘hello’, both looking and feeling slightly embarrassed because we were with our respective mum’s, I suppose.  She’s nice.  Too nice, really.  In CHELSEA GIRL, I saw Simone.  She’s strange…


In Lynn, I bought: Computer game for Jack, Record Player toy for Chip, curling tongs for Betty, and an office set for Freddie.  That’s it, I think.  Afterwards, I had a £5.10 meal of ‘Chicken Kiev’ in The Duke’s Head with Betty.  Very poshe.  Stick that up your arse, Burger Me!!!  My day is to come, Mr Burger Me Jr; and when it does, you shall see all hell set loose upon you.


So.  I now feel a little Christmassy…



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Next time: ‘Christmas Eve 1987…’

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