We’re not all living in a material world

When children can’t have nice things in real life, they like to have them in their imagination – as Jamie regularly shows us in class

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It is our Monday morning Have I Got News for You session and, as always, Jamie’s hand is the first one up.

He is eager to tell us that over the weekend, his dad came over from the US in his helicopter and took him, his brothers, his sister and his mum to a tropical island near Cleethorpes. And they went out on a motorboat and did some scuba diving. And while they were underwater they were attacked by a shark, and it bit his leg off and his dad had to kill it with a special shark gun.

“If it bit your leg off, why have you still got two?” Tyrone demands, whereupon Jamie, failing to detect the ...

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