In one of my habitual ‘Moments of Madness’ I resolved to draw a one-frame gag cartoon every day for the duration of the World Cup… well, every day there was a match!
Needless to say, after barely a week, this became a tedious chore. Not helped by the twin facts that:
A: I’m not interested in football, at all B: I miscalculated the length of the tournament and thought it only lasted a fortnight Still....
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24 Sep 2015
Apropos of nothing, other than the usual random thought, flitting unbidden across my vacant skull;
Does anyone remember the TV series Superstars from the 1970s?
Even the titles oozed seventies grooviness! It was hosted by Ron Pickering and took the form of a contest wherein a variety of well-known sportsmen would compete against each other in a series of athletic challenges. I think it must have had some kind of tournament structure, as I seem to remember that the winners each week went through to the next round and there was some kind of final at the end....
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