The Authentic Eclectic

Excerpts from my 1990 Diary

The bemusing musings of my teenage self

Blue Diary with “My Secret Plan to Rule the World Book” written on front cover, on pink background Nichola Scurry Medium
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From ages 12 to 22, I faithfully kept a diary. As soon as my life got remotely interesting, I ditched it and haven’t bothered since. Everything in italics is transcribed from my 1990 diary. Names have been changed to protect the innocent, but nothing else has been altered. I actually…



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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry


Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee.