29.04.21 At the top of Selsdon Road, hidden in the tree line, Aimee G is dismantling a car with a series of large screwdrivers that she keeps on a complicated looking utility belt. The work is easier than one would imagine and already there is a pile of metal parts piled next to her. I … Continue reading dream diaries…104
22.03.21 The winter sun is low on Merringdam. The wide street is light and the side streets are shadowed. The shop fronts flicker with pedal bikes, pedestrians and old fashioned cars. Bright voices spill from the courtyards. Transistors, a clapping game, neighbourly chat. 01.04.21 'heartbeat, pygmalion, blonde.' 03.04.21 Ray's ex-wife, Sylvia, is in the back … Continue reading dream diaries…103
15.03.21 I find myself staying at Jayne L's 3 room apartment. It is split over 3 floors. She has a black labrador that spends its time sleeping, quite happily, in the bathroom. "It stops him and the cats fighting," she says. She has 3 cats: 2 old and mangy and fox-coloured and one, tiny black … Continue reading dream diaries…102
06.03.21 Back at the old shop, before the world was digital. I'm stood in the doorway on the grey dial telephone that used to be there fixed to the wall. It's summertime and the shopping centre bristles and is bathed in sunlight. The shop is busy, too. Bran Van 3000's 'Drinking In L.A.' plays. GNX … Continue reading dream diaries…101
I woke up and the room was dark. The room was dark and peaceful. I had been dreaming about someone from the past - a friend I hadn't seen since twenty-fourteen or sometime thereabouts. She was working in that dream in a school, she was working in that dream behind the reception desk in a … Continue reading empty pages.
04/10/20 Chasing heroin with AG in a cheap hotel. The hotel is so cheap that it is constructed from ply board - rather like a set on an old western. Foil everywhere. HJ arrives. We three are sat in the doorway, the cowboy desert stretches into the distance. AG wanders off on all fours imitating … Continue reading dream diaries…100