My No.1: ‘It's Been A Long Time’ by Dead Or Alive
Today, I re-wrote THE CHINESE PLAY opening scene (‘God is mad and groovy’).
Jonny and I are really amazing mates. It’s only sinking in just lately how close we are and how very often we both think + feel the same things at the same times. Like there’s this girl at college I used to fancy who’s really ‘gothed-out’ just lately. I saw her today and thought ‘male-type thoughts’. Funnily enough, Jonny was thinking and feeling the same. OK, that’s just one example, and not a very good one, but he’s really great. He’s a lovely, reliable, trustworthy bloke.
Jodie’s a good mate, too. Now. We’re not symbiotically close in the way Jonny + me are, but she’s a good friend, so there you go. And that thing in moody old January was just an off-day or something.
Maggie wasn’t in today. ‘Who was she with?’ I ask with a trembling lip. This meant the poster wasn’t ready so I did it myself. I don’t resent her for this – she didn’t have to do the damn thing – but I do feel slightly let down.
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Next time: ‘Naughty but nice…’