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Penny Booth: Through the looking glass

Date:11 MAY 2010

Through the looking glass

Penny BoothSo days after the election we are sitting glued to our televisions and attached to Radio 4 trying to find out what is actually happening with the government of the country and whether there will be any changes to family law in this country. Oh you aren't?

I don't blame you. After all according to my husband the newspapers (I let him read them first so that he can digest for me the very best bits and save me time looking for them) are full of references to Lewis Carroll and ‘Alice' presumably either ‘in Wonderland' or busy going ‘Through the Looking Glass'. The appearances of the White Rabbit clutching a timepiece and rushing about everywhere may not be the first thing you think of where politicians are concerned but the sheer idiocy and madness is certainly reflective of that with which we are all concerned - families. We should...

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