Appetite For Distraction

Baby showers were bad enough, but gender reveal parties as well? It’s time for the friends of expectant mothers to stop this monstrous movement in its tracks

29th July, 2018
Gender reveal parties: possibly crass enough to justify an outright ban

Forget the tangerine buffoon in the White House. Forget single-use plastic and the unforgivable manner in which it’s choking our oceans and our planet. Forget the traffic on that godforsaken bit of the N7 just after Naas. I’ve identified what is going to ultimately going to bring about the downfall of human civilisation as we know it: the baby gender reveal party.

First came the baby showers. Sailing across the Atlantic...

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