Royal flush: how toilet paper shortages fuelled an interest in high end ‘smart toilets’

Though they’ve been big in Japan for decades, Covid-19 has accelerated Australians’ curiosity about ‘alternative toileting devices’ Before the Great Toilet Paper Shortage, alternative means of washing were not top of mind for most Australians. We laughed at the eccentricity of the French with their peculiar, rather-too-intimately fastidious bidets. Then, in March, Google searches for […]

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Mum takes daughter camping in living room after birthday plans are cancelled

Mum Lisa Mackinnon had planned for an excellent countryside camping trip for daughter KayliMia’s sixth birthday, but the coronavirus lockdown halted the great adventures. So the 29-year-old decided if they couldn’t go to the countryside, they would be bringing the country to them. The mum, from Johnstone, Scotland, transformed her living room into a campsite, […]

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