The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Wednesday, 4 April 1990

Weird President's Ball

‘Vogue’ – Madonna

Today: a day of clearing stuff up.

In the evening, after tea and a few beers at Jonny’s, I went to meet Fergie and her friend Cassandra at the Bus Station.  We went to the Wenns and then to the Regis Rooms for THE PRESIDENT’S BALL.

It was good at The Disco and a lot of friends were present.  Fergie had been constantly suggesting I’d end up getting off with Chloe or Amy, which I strongly denied.  I just wanted to ‘get off’ with Fergie; I mean, it is something like two weeks since we started kissing in private.  Why not throw all caution to the wind, like she’d suggested, and kiss in public?

Luckily, she did, eventually, take hold of me and kiss me longingly and lovingly for all to see.  And that was it.  All night we were ‘going together’.  But at one point, we went outside and sat by the road, where she got upset at betraying Mickey – and then succumbed, as I did, to a deal more kissing.

‘She Bangs The Drums’ – Stone Roses

When Fergie left to go home, I walked Amy home across The Walks to Plaxtole House.  On the way, Kat joined us, and when Amy had gone, she walked back with me talking about how much she loves me.  She was crying a hell of a lot, which made me feel quite upset.  I’m sorry, Kat; it just can’t be.

I gave her a hug and said I had to go.  She stood there under a street lamp as I turned to leave, waving goodbye.  And just as I turned, she pissed herself.  I almost couldn’t believe what I’d just seen and when I turned to look back at her she’d completely disappeared.

Yet again, I’m staying at Jonny’s.

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