Mike Stovell was born to a poor but loving working class family at the end of W.W.2. in the small Town of Rugby in Warwickshire. Educated at three Victorian state schools, caned on a regular basis mainly for showing off to his class mates. He couldn’t wait to leave school at the age of 15. He has lead an exceptional and varied working life, a fireman on steam engines, an overhead linesman on pioneering electrification of the railways, lorry driver, publican, market trader, art dealer, estate agent, and housing developer, making and losing millions. But still describes himself as a rich man, because he knows money isn’t everything. You name it he has done it and you will see once you’ve shared his adventures, he is truly a loveable chancer that inspirers hope and optimism in everything he does.
What Were the Chances
In this astonishing true adventure, follow two middle-aged, divorced pals as they embark on a journey that neither sobriety nor careful planning might have ever inspired. After reminiscing over drinks, a spontaneous decision takes them aboard a Philippine airline 747 in 1988, bound for Australia, to...