Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
20 Sep 2019
9:30 am

Females and the cunning plans they cook up

Dirk Lotriet

On Wednesday I realised again that us men are defenceless against even the humblest of apprentice scamsters.

Toddler girl outsmarts her dad. Picture: Facebook

I’m often amazed by the incredibly cunning plans that members of the stronger gender can cook up to get their way. If there is any doubt in your mind, dear reader, women are born with this superpower. Most of it, anyway. The finer points are learned from their equally cunning mothers. On Wednesday I realised again that us men are defenceless against even the humblest of apprentice scamsters. I recently took the three-year-old Egg to a mall to discuss a pressing situation with her. As a born-and-bred mall rat, that’s the one place where I can truly become one with...