The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Friday, 19 August 1988

A-level Results


4.10pm.

 

‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’ – Ethel Merman ft. Marilyn Monroe



 

BLLLLLLPPPPPPPBBBTTT!  FOOOTOOOM!  BONG!

 

Good news!

 

‘YEEEOOOOOGH!  WOOOOH!’ (in ‘Body Electric’ type scream)

 

ACE!  SKILL!  BEAUDEH!  BING!  BONG!  BLOOP!

 

Hello, I’m Ritcherd Jon Winterfood, 2 GCEs, 6 GCEs, and 2 A-LEVELS!

 

WOOOOOOGH!  BLLLLLLLLLPPPBBBTTTTT!  PLOPT!  PLASH! 

 

I PASSED!!!  I passed both subjects: THEATRE STUDIES + ENGLISH LITERATURE!  HOW?! 

 

FLOLLOP!  YONG!  PLIP! 

 

JAMMY SOD!!!!

 

YEEOOOOGH!  PLAP!  WONKER SAUCE!!!!!!!!

 

LUCKY SOD!!!!!

 

HONGA!

 

I am overjoyed.

 

Not bad for the little revision I did.  I can’t remember doing much.  I once read some old notes for about an hour.

 

 

To Ritcherd

 

Congratulations

on passing your

two ‘A’ Levels

 

Love and best wishes

from

Mum, Freddie

Jack

+

Chip

xxxx

 

 

Later:

10.40pm.

 

‘All Fired Up’ – Pat Benatar



 

AND SO, WINTERFOOD + GORDON FINALLY SET THE DATE FOR A HOLIDAY.  NEXT FRIDAY I SHALL VISIT ME MAIRT, THE FLASHE; WE WILL THEN TAKE OUR HOLIDAYS IN THE FAR NORTH O’ YORKSHIRE. 

 

HACE!!!

 

oooh.  That bloody letter to BMW.  ooooh…

flip me … flip me o’er with a stick…

 

Doctor Who books


Terminus was ‘could be better’.


Enlightenment was ‘good’.

 

What will follow?


 







(bought for me by Kat)

 

Look!  It’s the gaunt-face of fluffy-headed old fancy-pants himself: DYONNY PARTWY!


 

MY LATEST LPs:

The Doors – The Doors


Wide Awake In Dreamland – Pat Benatar


 

FAVE ARTISTS:

Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, Propaganda, Kim Wilde, Pat Benatar

 

AND MANY MORE!

 




 

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Next time: ‘Ritch & Miranda Pt. 2…’

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