I was born just few months before the Swindon's Magic Roundabout was constructed. When I reached the age of 13, it was 1985. The year when Rock Hudson died and Keira Knightley was born. I lived in the land between Reagan and Gorbachev. I lived at home, without a VCR.
07.00 Just five more minutes. 07.15 Just five more minutes. 07.30 Okay okay, I'm awake. Soon... 07.45 Why didn't anyone wake me up? 07.50 Should I wear that bright yellow Mexx with oversized belt or Angora sweater? 07.55 This gloss doesn't match with it. 07.57 I'll wear that white Rocky IV-jacket instead. 08.00 I've lost my plastic earring. I have to change the sweater. 08.05 I'll eat just one toast and cup of coffee.1 No butter! 08.10 I'm so fat 08.15 Where's my Victoria Principal workout-book gone? 08.20 I have to change the jeans. 08.25 *running*
08.30 Maths Ooh. Pete's back from Ingles. He's was so tanned. I just love his college-shirt. 09.15 Break I found a fantastic picture from Ok Magazine. I love Morten! He's soo cuute!
9.30 Swedish *writing Pete pete pete pete in the calendar* 10.15 Break Ooo! He has a Honda Monkey. Did you see, Pete's got a monkey! Squee!
10.30 Physics *writing a "this week's list of cute boys" 11.15 Lunch I'm so fat. I'll eat just the soup. OMG! Pete's sitting there!
11.45 Arts *concentrating* 12.30 Break Did you hear that Duran song? It was so weird. It must be that Bond-thing. And they were wearing some odd cloaks or something.
12.45 Arts *drawing a plan drawing of Pete's home* 13.30 Break Karate Kid was the best movie ever! That Ralph Macchio is so yummy. It was sooo cuute when he was standing on one leg.
13.45 Biology *writing a poem*
14.30 *stalking Pete and walking back to home* 15.00 *brushing a pony* 15.30 *riding a pony* 16.30 *brushing a pony and shoveling some sh*t*
17.00 I'm not eating anything. That's for sure! I'm fat. 17.15 *doing some Principal workout* 17.30 Homework 17.45 *reading the new copy of Smash Hits*
18.00 Kate and Allie 18.30 * having a Mars-bar and a Diet-Coke while watching The Cosby Show* 19.00 *reading Bravo-magazine. Don't understand German. Staring at the pictures. Clipping the pictures out* 19.30 *playing with the cat* 19.45 *eating some candies and chocolate* 20.00 Dynasty 20.45 I'm so fat. *drinking water* What should I wear tomorrow?
21.00 *recording Take on me from radio to the cassette. 21.15 I must definitely see Back to the Future. 21.30 *watching Chariots of Fire from tv *2 23.00 *in bed reading The Valley of the Horses* 23.30 I love Jondalar! 23.59 I wonder what Pete is wearing tomorrow?
It definitely was something like that. The diary and the calendars in the photo are real. I couldn't read them. I saw the carefully mastered plan drawing though. That was so Sue White. [My life hasn't changed much.]
1 Yes, I started to drink coffee at the age of five. Might explain a lot. 2 Oh, those times with two TV channels!