Wildlife

Keep­ing it in the fam­ily.

The Daily Telegraph - Telegraph Magazine - - Contents - By Guy Kelly

It’s rarely said aloud, but one of life’s great­est lit­tle pleasures oc­curs when a pair of beau­ti­ful peo­ple pro­duce off­spring that are – how to put this del­i­cately – not. There’s a sense of jus­tice be­ing done. ‘Meet lit­tle Kelvin,’ the un­de­servedly pretty wo­man and her un­de­servedly hand­some hus­band might say at the school gates, pulling back the hood of their buggy to re­veal a crea­ture that looks like Michael Gove chok­ing on a lemon wedge. ‘Oh,’ you re­ply, with barely sup­pressed glee, ‘he’s got your… feet?’

Un­for­tu­nately such ge­netic karma doesn’t seem to af­fect A-lis­ters. And as a re­sult, the fash­ion in­dus­try has over­taken the monar­chy as the in­sti­tu­tion most adept at keep­ing it in the fam­ily. Meet the pretty young things of 2019. You might re­mem­ber their par­ents…

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