Wednesday, 21 November 2012

My Dandy-Sense is Tingling...

Originally posted on Facebook 15/6/12

A few weeks ago, I was walking to school to collect the BoyChild from his daily servitude and I chanced to pass by a young mother with a toddler. Now this little chap must have been about 4 years old, all shiny cheeks and touseled hair -

(Actually, for the punchline to make sense, you'll need to know what I was wearing... It was windy and sunny, but not particularly warm and those who know me well will be aware of my fascination with full-length coats - So I had on a long, lightweight leather 'duster' with my leather cut-off over the top, black jeans, my New-Rocks and shades).

As I passed by, the wind caught my coat and made the tails flap in an alarming but seemingly heroic fashion.

He turned to his mother, and in a hushed, serious tone said - "Mummy... That man's a Superhero"

Well, made me chuckle anyways.

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