February 24th, 2014


Blast from the Past

I was browsing through my old desktop computer at the weekend looking for an old family photo, and while I was looking for said photo, I came across this little antique.

I wrote this around 1992/93 for a friend who was a huge Formula 1 motor racing fan.  She followed the Benetton team, and one day their fan club announced a writing competition, the first prize for which was tickets to that year's Silverstone Grand Prix.  So she asked me to write her entry (with a promise that I'd get the other ticket!)

And this is what we submitted:
(The Michael and Damon referred to in the poem are Michael Schumacher and Damon Hill)

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We came second!!!