The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Wednesday, 1 March 1989

Under Milk Wood




‘What Have I Done To Deserve This?’ – Pet Shop Boys


Dear diary,



Berwin Groomstool’s new single: ‘THE “GIZMETYINKEH” EP’

+ The Situation’s ‘THE CHINESE PLAY – LIVE’ video


Under Milk Wood at the Welsh Evening tonite.


I should be at college.


I’m not.


I lost my voice this morning + felt so horrid, so I laid in bed, feeling doomed.


I’d better get ready now + go in.  They can’t do it without me.  I would be as bad as those I’ve put down if I didn’t go in and do it.  Even so, I feel disgustingly ill.


My Best Mates at NORCAT

Danny Black

Julian Ward

Simon Lewis

Jonny Badcock 






‘This Charming Man’ – The Smiths


The Welsh Evening went well.  Remember that for one term in 1986 there was a girl in our TS group called Anita Wotsit?  She was in the audience tonite.  We mouthed ‘hi’ to each other + she yelled ‘HOW’S BERWIN?!’, which was quite lovely.


Sorry I was ill, Emma.



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