Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Behind Closed Doors

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Behind Closed Doors

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Damian

Bathersby

Columnist

news@dailymercury.com.au

I TRIED to warn you, didn't I?

I tried to tell you the bloody things weren't safe.

But a poor little Kiwi kid had to get traumatised before any of you would take any notice.

You saw where that three-year-old New Zealand boy got stuck in a self-washing public toilet, didn't you?

I shouldn't make fun of the little fella because we all know how traumatic bath-time can be. My mum had terrible trouble getting me into the tub.

Apparently little Zachery was stuck in there for 10 minutes before the door opened.

If he was one of my kids I would have told him it was a new ride at Dreamworld and left him for half a dozen spin cycles while I went to the pub.

But that's just me.

What worries me most is the self-opening feature. …

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