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#51. Look at the cover. See the stars twinkling in the night sky? One
look, and I vividly recall the September evening when myself and one of
my pals found ourselves crawling over the slated rooftops of a centuries-old
public house in search of adventure. I can remember the sudden thrill when,
underneath us, someone suddenly emerged from the backdoor of the bar to
obtain a fresh keg, while we hugged the roof and hoped that they wouldn't
glance upwards. Surely 'twas the exact same stars that shone down on us
that night as sparkled from the cover of this comic from childhood,
which I had bought the selfsame morning in 1973?
ten diary entry, in as much that it invigorates the memory and spans
the bridge between past and present, allowing us - for however brief
a period - to revisit times and places from so very long ago.