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Leith on life: everything is a game nowadays

By Sam Leith   September 2016

©Wachirawt/Emlerkcha/Alamy/Stock photo ("Krabby" Pokemon Go" Character ©Nintendo

I was standing on the pavement outside the pub the other night, chatting to my sister-in-law. My brother-in-law interrupted to show us a photograph on his phone. He had taken it 20 seconds previously. It showed her talking to me with a cartoon crab on her lap.

“It’s a Krabby!” she said, leaping to her feet, pulling her phone out and pointing it at where she had been sitting. My brother-in-law did likewise. But then—realising that…

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