1. X-men. They exist.

    Walking across campus this morning, later than usual after a GP appointment, I passed a seminar room which was in full, er, seminar. The lights were dim inside and a group of about 15 people were looking at the glowing projection of a PowerPoint presentation on the wall at the end of the room. I glanced at the large words on the projected slide and walked on.

    A second later my brain realised what my eyes had seen. I stopped. I walked slowly backwards and looked again at the slide.

    Yep, it was as I thought. It said: IDENTIFYING MUTANTS.

    First thing I did when I got to my desk was look up the lecture timetable. I’m sure as hell not missing any more of those