2/5/1985 Roasted Headache

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Well poor me – I reported to my diary that I had a headache on 2nd May 1985, and it was no ordinary headache, it was a ‘disgusting’ headache. I can only assume it was the type of headache that sat around in it’s underpants and burped and spat…

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Anne Jones collected me from work and found our way to Famish in Brunswick St at New Farm – home of super-sized, roast dinners and lakes of gravy – obvious headache food. La Boite still had the cabaret season rolling along; tonight was Torso Bongo, Street Arts Jugglers, Lil Kelman’s Party Line, Funny Stories, a show called, Brave New World and finally, Gerry Connolly and Banana Muskouri (I can’t remember who it was that became Banana?). I stayed home. This week was obviously a theatre de-tox.

I noted a phone call from the lovely Lindy Woodward, a former journalist at both Semper and Triple Zed and then a Sydney resident. I noted also that Pip came over to watch the final episode of an ABC program (note the careful use of the term ‘program’ – it feels more ABC somehow than ‘show’) called The Fast Lane, which I suspect was a John Clarke comedy-detective series.

Anyhow – my headache went away.

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