those of Ned Rorem, Alan Clark, Tony Benn or Simon Gray) that they are written with eventual publication in mind, with the intention of self-vindication (pre- or posthumous) or simply for profit.
It’s everything in my heart, magically put perfectly into words. If that just isn’t possible then ask over the phone. None of this “let’s hang out at my place & watch a movie” nonsense. It doesn’t have to be fancy or elaborate or immensely creative.
A diary is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period.
A personal diary may include a person's experiences, and/or thoughts or feelings, including comments on current events outside the writer's direct experience. Diaries undertaken for institutional purposes play a role in many aspects of human civilization, including government records (e.g. In British English, the word may also denote a preprinted journal format.
I played coy for a bit and made as if I forgot about my key altogether.
I hope he had a great time trying to find that non-existent street I gave him.