11 APRIL 1998, Page 59

No. 2031: The passionate North

Recently, in Sweden, in an old people's home, two men, aged 93 and 80, both in love with an 82-year-old woman, engaged in a sword fight because the older man 'flirted with her over dinner'. You are invit- ed to present, in dramatic form, the dia- logue between the three that led up to this. Maximum 150 words. Entries to 'Competition No. 2031' by 23 April.