I hadn’t heard from Frank for a while, and due to evidence of some mental instability the last time I caught up with him, I though it high time to track him down and have a good ‘ol natter. It’s tough being a cartoon, particularly a cartoon who is quite aware of our present state of affairs. Why? Well, you can feel rather helpless. What can a cartoon character really do to make a difference in a world of harsh realities?
As it happened, when I finally tracked him down, Frank had boarded up his windows and was deep into a self-pitying hedonistic binge…. It wasn’t a pretty sight. In the hope of catching a glimpse of his former glory, and perhaps reawakening some of his former environmental passion, I asked him if he didn’t have a few words to share with our readers. This is what he had to say….
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Courtesy: Marc Roberts
I’ll check in on him again soon. Hopefully he’ll snap out of this…. Given his past, it’d be a crying shame if he spent his autumn years in despondency, even if rather justified. If you have any words of encouragement for Frank, feel free to send them by way of comment below. He probably won’t admit it, but I know that during commercial breaks he’s still catching up with our site and others like it.