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.