Child-free sections on planes is a good start. Now let’s sort out the trains | Julie Bindel

Child-free sections on planes is a good start. Now let’s sort out the trains | Julie Bindel
IndiGo’s ‘quiet zone’ policy banning under-12s from premium seats is an all-too rare attempt to hold back the babyccino-swilling hordes

I was once banned from my local Starbucks, in the Nappy Valley area of north London, because a woman in the queue in front of me had read my column from the day before, in which I railed against brattish middle-class kids.

When I sighed loudly for the third time, getting sick of waiting while she patiently and somewhat smugly explained to her five-year-old the difference between a babyccino and a caramelised honey creme, she turned to look at me disapprovingly and recognised me from my byline photo.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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