The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Monday, 25 December 1989

Christmas Day, 1989

It’s 11.30am-ish

‘Winter Wonderland’ – Eurythmics



So far I’ve opened these prezzies:

A selection box
A box of Dairy Milk chocs
A new Filofax (WOOGH!)
A reflective smock for when I cycle in the dark (I currently do about 30 miles a week)
Two ring-binders (PLBBBT!)
Loads of boxer shorts (at last!)
Video tapes (FWOOGH!)
The official Disney ROBIN HOOD video (AACE!)

‘This Side of Love’ single by Terence Trent D’Arby (BLOOP!)

Several blank audio cassettes (FLEBBOOOO!)
A shirt (YING!)
Monty Python script book (FLEEEEEGH!)

Doctor Who: The Greatest Show In The Galaxy novel (BLIP!)

This Is The Day… LP by Pop Will Eat Itself

‘This Woman’s Work’ by Kate Bush 12-inch poster-bag

‘Tell Me When The Fever Ended’ by Electribe 101 12-inch

‘Pacific 707’ by 808 State 12-inch

‘Introspective’ LP by Pet Shop Boys

‘Results’ LP by Liza Minnelli

What a good Xmas!

Now for James Bond!


‘A Dream In The Night’ – Clannad

Rang the Winterfood clan tonite.  Nice to hear them all.

Natalia rang me, too.  She’s a nicety.

Today, we all had a modest lunch and visited Freddie in hospital.

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Next time: ‘Boxing Day 1989…’

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