The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Monday, 2 May 1988




‘Leaders of Men’ – Joy Division


I hope she’s in Tech tomorrow.  [YES]

I want us to be desperately in love with each other tomorrow.  [NO?]

I want…  Oh, I hope I continue to idolise her and that she will idolise me.  [NO?  YES?]

I hope we get together – or get close – tomorrow.  [YES]

I hope no one gets in my way tomorrow (i.e. Mad Ruth, Nyall, Legs, Justine, etc.)  [NO]

I hope Suzi likes the same things I do.  [YES]

I hope I like the same things Suzi does.  [YES]

I hope Suzi is charming, eloquent and intelligent.  [NO/YES]

I hope Suzi is emotionally mature + loving.  [NO/YES]

I hope Suzi is virginal.  [NO]

I hope Suzi is an ‘individual’ or even a ‘loner’ in the ‘goth’ world.  [YES]

I hope we can discover new depths/heights together.  [YES]

I hope we will admire, respect + love each other.  [NO]

I hope she is not part of/familiar with the ‘NORWICH LOT’.  [YES]

I hope she is not part of/familiar with the ‘DEREHAM LOT’.  [YES]

I hope she speaks romantically to no other male but me.  [NO]

I hope I don’t expect too much.  [YES]


I just wish for everything to go exactly as I would like it to, tomorrow.


My hair’s good at the moment.  Let it be so tomorrow…


Oh, Suzi…



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