What the What?!

There’s nothing quite as disconcerting as the thought of a baby in a plastic box.  Oh wait, yes there is.  Seeing a baby in a plastic box.  Walking through Toys ‘R’ Us this afternoon I literally gasped at these extremely bizarro, life-like dolls. In plastic boxes. Yours for about R1500 (about 170 Euros).  I stood there for a couple of minutes wondering how none of the Kugel moms with prams and Louis Vuittons were appalled, calling Carte Blanche and their psychiatrists.  I seemed to be the only person who stood and stared like there was a horrific car accident or a fat person stuck in a hoola hoop.   Somewhere between Cabbage Patch Dolls and Bratz Dolls, life got a little surreal.

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