I’m showing this cartoon today not because it is especially witty, original or well drawn, but rather because the protagonist is the person the artist loves the most in the whole world (apart from himself). He hopes you have a similar muse on whom to lavish your affection.

For followers of the Robert McKee school of story taxonomy, the Inciting Incident for this vignette was a snowfall approaching the almost Vernian depth of 10cm.

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Karen thought that it was starting to look less and less like the Cowley Road. She wondered if she'd /ever/ catch a no. 5 bus into town.