Thoughts on various subjects

10 June 1978
I have created many songs, comics, pictures and zines, but not enough. The world is fascination itself. I love friends with a ferocity. Life is an incredible novel. I am very impressionable and hugely admire people you might think have nothing in common with me. I hate lots of things about life, especially modern life, but i usually try to focus on things i like. The changing of the seasons create huge shifts of feeling in me. I am a passionate advocate of ART, though i dislike most of what passes for it both past and present. There are few greater pleasures than waking up to an unexpected letter from a friend, or a long dinner/supper with good food and good company, or being close to mountains and sea, or dancing crazy to an incredible unbridled wig-out in a small music venue, or being in the presence of a great painting, or reading a great book till the early hours of the morning.
1066 and all that, accordion, american spring, amy & jordan, analog synths, aquatints, ariel schrag, art, arthur miller, badges, baklava, beach boys, beachcomber, bilge pump, bjork, blyth power, brandy, brian wilson, bruegel, buster keaton, candles, carmen miranda, celery, cereal, cervantes, cheese, chianti, cinnamon, classical, coffee, comics, cooking, crafts, dancing, daniel clowes, david choe, dinner parties, disorientation, don quixote, drawing, el greco, electrelane, embroidery, emir kusterica, etchings, experimentalism, expressionist woodcuts, feminism, festivals, flanders and swann, flook, folk, french people, galleries, garlic, genvieve castree, girl groups, glass, gorky's, goya, gravy train!!!, greece, green tea, hefner, herman dune, history, holland-dozier-holland, home recording, honesty, hundertwasser, idealism, idiosyncrasy, indie, jacques brel, japanese gardens, jean genet, jeffrey lewis, jonathan richman, juniper berries, kimya dawson, knitwear, krazy kat, lapsang souchong, late junction, leeds, letters, lewis carroll, limes, lisa li-lund, los bros hernandez, lyrics, mexico, mixtapes, molesworth, moomins, mountains, mz sojourn, noel coward, northern exposure, notebooks, outings, parties, pessoa, pet shop boys, philip jeays, philosophy, prince, pulp, quack quack, radio, rock 'n' roll, saint etienne, schiele, screenprinting, seasons, serge gainsbourg, sherlock holmes, shirley ellis, silent films, simone de beauvoir, singing, sketchbooks, sledging, snow, soul music, stories, tamales, the chiffons, the coast, the day today, the magnetic fields, the marx brothers, the research, the sea, the seven inches, the wave pictures, the winter solstice, thirties dance bands, tindersticks, tolerance, walking, water, whisky, wine, zines, zombina and the skeletones