A BET­TER RANGE OF OP­TIONS A mod­ern mum finds the ideal di­ver­sion for her gam­ing-ob­sessed son

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Our el­dest, ev­ery inch the 13-year-old lad, has em­braced the re­cent lock­down re­stric­tions with gusto. “So, you’re telling me I don’t have to go to school, visit fam­ily or go out for more than an hour a day? Sweeeeeeet!”

Yep! De­press­ing as it might sound, it’s fair to say that there were Ja­panese pris­on­ers of war more likely to take a stroll around the gar­den or head off to the park than our off­spring these days. Couple this fact with a world-wide lock­down and you’ve got a host of anx­ious par­ents, des­per­ate to prise their chil­dren’s pale, white knuck­les away from killing zom­bies and tak­ing part in vir­tual al­lied in­va­sions. But even our most avid bed­room lurker could be lured into the open by a trip down to Bis­ley for a fam­ily day of tar­get prac­tice.

FAM­ILY FUN BC

A few months BC (‘Be­fore Corona’) we headed down to join my much-adored un­cle, Terry Doe – some of you may know him – for a fun filled fam­ily af­ter­noon of shoot­ing tar­gets, get­ting to

So much bet­ter than the vir­tual stuff!

If only Dylan took as much care of his room!

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