Superheroes sweat but pupils merely ‘aspire’

Logan hopes to save the world with his superpowers, but they don’t extend to recalling what he was taught 10 seconds ago

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When asked to explain what aspiring means, Logan looks confused. Mainly because when the term was being discussed by the rest of his class, he was busy trying to punch England captain Harry Kane in the ear using his extendable arm with a fist on the end. Apparently, he’s an Incredible and one of his superpowers is elasticity. It’s just a pity he doesn’t have a super-memory because then he might recall what we talked about only 10 seconds earlier.

We are having a Future-Self Day and the children have come to school dressed up as the person they see themselves being in years to come. Logan’s ...

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