Of Moshers, music and teenage angst

2001- It was the year of the ‘Mosher’, teenage angst, and unrequited love. It was the year I started my first band, discovered alternative music, went to my first gig and first encountered my life-long friend, depression. All this against a backdrop of exams, school bullies and the constant worry that this would be the year I would leave school and go out into the real world. It was an eventful year.

This diary is hilarious, tragic and embarrassing all at the same time but perfectly captures an alternative kid growing up. All names have been changed to save my own and their embarrassment. But you know who you are…