16 MAY 1992, Page 45

No. 1730: Spry Struldbrugs

In the USA some people believe that soon the span of human life will be doubled, with little deterioration of the faculties towards the end. You are invited to im- agine a young journalist's interview with a vigorous 150-year-old in the year 2100. Maximum 150 words.

Entries should be marked 'Competition No. 1730' and reach us by 29 May.