The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Sunday, 31 July 1988

The Last Day of July 1988


THE LAST DAY OF JULY 1988

 

‘Superfly Guy’ – S-Express



 

PARENTS GONE TO WALES.

 

FLASH AND I WATCHED WUTHERING HEIGHTS ON TV.


 

WENT AND WALKED TO MAGAZINE LANE PARK NEAR B.M.W.’S.  DRINKING SHERRY ON ROUNDABOUT.

 

STARTED WATCHING THE BISHOP’S WIFE.


 

Later:

 

‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ – SWANS



 

SWANS!  SWANS!

‘LOVE WILL TEAR US APART’ BY THE SWANS is my single most favourite record at the moment.  INDEEDY!


 

JULY is hard.  And sad.  It has been a trying time, and never dull.  ONLY IN LITTLE BITS.

 

WHAT ‘IS’? 

Flash … KatMarilyn MonroeDoctor Who … SWANS … SiouxsieStumpTransvision Vamp … money … Wuthering Heights

 

I HAVE SURVIVED ANOTHER MONTH.  JUST!

What is the end result?

One remark:

KAT HILL

 

AUGUST IS ON ITS WAY…

 

A horned beast with twitching talons and a snorting equine face that speaks of Satan and his domain…

 

‘Dream A Little Dream Of Me’ - The Mamas & the Papas



 

My favourite films are:

 

Some Like It Hot (Marilyn Monroe)

It’s A Wonderful Life (James Stewart)

The Bishop’s Wife (Cary Grant)

The Misfits (Marilyn Monroe)


White Christmas (Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby)

Wuthering Heights (Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon)

Scrooge (Alistair Sim)

Blade Runner (Harrison Ford)

Brazil (Jonathan Pryce)

Things To Come (Raymond Massey)


On Moonlight Bay (Doris Day)

Orphee (Jean Cocteau)

Rear Window (James Stewart)

Aliens (Sigourney Weaver)

 




 

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Next time: ‘Some Like It Hot…’

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