Do you think I’m sexy?

Well – not me specifically. I mean generally.

I was walking past Tuskys the other day and I saw a little girl begging with her mother and baby sister. She must have been nine or ten years old, and even though she wasn’t very clean, I could see that she was very pretty. Her face had character, and there was a strength and intensity in her eyes. Total X-factor that one.

I don’t know if I’d recognise her if I met her again, but I couldn’t help thinking that in a few years time, some pimp would do her some serious damage.

I wondered what inspired that train of thought. After all, she’s just a pretty face, right? What is it exactly about a person that draws a below-the-belt reaction?

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