‘Domino Dancing’ – Pet Shop Boys
I still feel a bit empty about Wendy, you know. But, by crikey! I’ll tell you this, ‘I’ll tellyou this, boy’, I had a strange night last night…
Today, it rained, and as I walked through King’s Lynn, drenched and listening to an out-of-tune Salvation Army Band, watching the street decorations wilt, I felt sad. I wasn’t upset or anything, not even depressed. I just felt a bit… pathetic. Something about the feeling of knowing Christmas Day is only 9 days away, but this whole morning – this whole moment of ‘life’ – being as limp and wet as a soggy lettuce.
My family is in Yorkshire for the weekend. I’m at home, alone. And I feel sad. It scares me. I’m beginning to feel that I’m much less of a loner than I used to be and right now I feel the urgent need to be with people.
I’d love to see Wendy, but I know she’s not going to get in touch.
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