Domestic Diversions

Egg-and-spoon races, revisited, wrecked

The BBC shows how things have changed, according to a survey by Country Life magazine (excerpt):
Editor Clive Aslet said: “The only point of parents’ races, in those days, was to embarrass the parents.

“Nowadays, some parents have a highly competitive attitude to life and are neurotic about their children succeeding at everything they attempt. It is spoiling the whole thing.”

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