Mary Killen Mary Killen

Dear Mary | 7 December 2017

Also: the uninvited spectre of the smartphone at the table

Q. My wife and I were having lunch in our local bistro. A boy of about two was wandering around the restaurant and after a while began to scream loudly, with no remonstration by his parents. At this point my wife asked them if they could make the child desist.

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