This means a proliferation of children in public spaces at all hours of day.
And these aren’t the cute, adorable, dribbling type of children (otherwise known as ‘babies’). These are school-age children, all elbows and shouting. And getting in my way...
Hence, when I went for my normal lunch-time lap swimming yesterday (part of my ongoing delusion about maintaining some kind of healthy disposition) the pool was full of these jumping, splashing, whooping annoyances.
I mean, how dare they!
Anyway, here is something you don’t want to hear at a public pool:
Mother (squawking at child): Geeeeooooorrrrrgiiia! Do you need to do a wee?
Followed by long periods of the child not getting out of the pool...