tennis

tennis star

at school we had to do some kind of sport as an extra-curricular activity, as well as regularly playing different sports during PE classes. man. i HATED it… because i was so incredibly terrible at it. i would say things like, “i don’t see the sporty kids being forced to do art!” which obviously didn’t help anything, but as a kid i wanted to exercise my right to complain and winge. now of course i would tell my younger self, “just get on with it. one of these days you’re going to regret not getting all those sporty hours in and building your muscles when you still have the time & energy.”

the only game i was remotely good at was tennis. i actually understood it, and it’s fun to watch. cool uniforms too.

all images courtesy of the life magazine archives

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actually, I think he’s crying.

richie tenenbaum

this is still one of my favourite movies of all time. what happened, luke? you used to be my object of lust and now all you do is play golf and make crappy movies. for shame.

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