What's so wrong with reality?

A few days ago Leone in the office was telling us how horrified she was when ordering her primary aged kids school photos online (as you do nowadays) you had the option to tick if you would like the pictures photo shopped. Yep, photo shopped! Why would you want to look at photos in the future and have your memories warped by having that stray hair, skin blemishes, wonky smile or the like fixed up? More importantly, how can you do the 21st wall if all your kids' photos are glamour shots? No fun in that.

I am sure there is some 'expert' who has decided that it is better for a child's self-esteem if they look better when they look back, right up there with the no red pens or god forbid the dreaded black cross on a kids work. My daughter is doing senior at the moment and I look at some of the kids in her year and really wonder how they are going to cope when they get out in the real world.
Then again, if you look at the papers, not a hell of a lot of that is reality either. If you believed all the headlines, the most important thing in this country at the moment is the terribly dangerous few hundred desperate people trying to seek asylum here, or, the terribly stupid politician who may or may not have misused funds in a previous lifetime. Really? Reality is we have much bigger problems, homelessness, businesses going bust, families... Read the rest of this editorial...

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