Don't believe everything you see on Fakebook

Stop looking at the director's cut of people's lives on social media and comparing it with the uncut, unedited version of one's own life

I arm-twisted my husband into going for brunch one Saturday morning. He had wanted to sleep in, but caved in to the veiled threat of a cold war which could result in him having no clean clothes to go to work in the following week.

So, all of us got up early on Saturday and headed with the kid in tow to a very of-the-moment restaurant known for people banging down its doors for its food.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 30, 2018, with the headline 'Don't believe everything you see on Fakebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe