Taking infants to work | Ray of sunshine in Brexit gloom | Starling murmurations | Charles Dickens | Masked cricketers
I agree with the proposition put ahead by Melanie Reynolds that in appropriate circumstances mother and father ought to be happy to take their infants to work (Why ought to work be a baby-free zone?, 1 December). Mine accompanied me from the age of 5 weeks, with no obvious ill-effects on both of us or on my co-workers. As a nation we nonetheless seem, normally, to undertake a reasonably Victorian angle in direction of infants and kids. Isn’t it time this modified?
• Whereas Saturday’s Guardian continued to provide prominence to a black cloud evaluation of Brexit prospects, the ray of sunshine that’s “UK manufacturing facility orders hit four-year excessive” (Monetary) was squirrelled away on web page 30! Simply saying…