Chapter 7

Pants on the Outside

In which we look at why most people are like Popeye but without the spinach. We examine belief systems, get some new wheels, experience daylight robbery and squeeze in the word ‘temerity’ which, in our opinion, isn’t used enough.


You’ve probably seen the Superman movie, with Christopher Reeve. I’m old enough to remember the hype when it came out. ‘You’ll believe a man can fly,’ they convinced us. Pah! The effects were actually laughable and the movie no great shakes, but there are elements that I love. For example, ...

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