Apparently, according to TV advertising, it will be either “Fathers’ Day” or “Father’s Day” (depending on the advertiser) next Sunday. I would prefer it to be the former rather than the latter, as I am statistically less likely to be chosen as the singular father to receive cards and gifts than I was to win £125m on the Euromillions Lottery yesterday evening,
I have spent many years as a distant father and grandfather. Circumstances separate us, but the love and care never fades.
Maybe, with the world’s population exceeding its resources, we could think about holding a “Not Fathers Day” and distributing free condoms. Just a thought…
For statistical purposes, my first wife and I produced two children, thus replacing our generation. They, to date, have produced one each, so my personal contribution to the world population is currently in equilibrium. May I have permission to feel smug? 🤔