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23rd August 1986 – Nick is a Dad & I’m Insulting

Saturday

Nick and Julie-Ann became parents! She had to be induced, we don’t have any more details yet but Nick is really proud!

John has had his hair cut! I called him ‘a moron’ when he went into the studio today. He said ‘Why? Don’t you like it?’

Coming out of the studio I said to John ‘Sorry, for calling you a moron.’ He then jokingly said ‘That’s alright – you’re the insulting type!’ SOD! But I love him.

John and I. I'm in mid-insult! COPYRIGHT MICHELLE COLDWELL-SIMONS

Then when he was in the car I said ‘I won’t insult you again’. He wound down the window and said ‘Alright, and I won’t insult YOU again!’

I LOVE HIM! HE’S SO CUTE!

Congrats to Nick and Julie-Ann.

AND ANDY HAS DEFINITELY LEFT!

NOTES ON THIS ENTRY

The picture I have put into this entry was from a few weeks before. There is a caption on the back of it. It says ‘Me saying Sod You Then to John’. That says it all really. I WAS an insulting type! I had a bag of chips (french fries) in the picture and John ate one. I asked him if he wanted to take some more. He said no, so I said Sod You Then! I must have felt really comfortable with him to say things like that because I was actually quite a shy girl. He loved the sarcastic comments, he used to crack up laughing sometimes. We must have provided the entertainment a lot of the time at the studios!

I remember Nick going to the hospital from Abbey Road to see Julie-Ann. He told us she had been induced and rushed off in a taxi! Nick didn’t drive and still doesn’t. I am amazed at that, but that’s all part of Nick’s charm!

I don’t say in this entry how I found out that Andy had left. I had written this in the bottom of my entry in capitals. I obviously meant it as a BOLD statement! This was a question constantly asked at the studios but never really replied to, ‘Has Andy left?’. I think that even at this late stage of recording the Notorious album, Simon Nick and John had no clue as to whether Andy would join them. There seemed to be a lot of bad blood between them at this time, especially I felt between John and Andy.

At first John seemed quite sad when you asked him about Andy, like he was losing his wing man and he couldn’t quite understand why. I may have this all wrong of course but at the time that’s how I felt John was feeling. He makes his feelings known for Andy a little more strongly in my next diary entry! I liken his feelings to when someone close to you dies. You know, stages of grief. Up until this moment John seemed sad about Andy, grieiving. The anger part comes next!

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