First thing’s first. I own an iPhone, drive a car, consume meat and dairy, fly on airplanes and buy clothes from the high street. I’m a foodie, I’m a glutton, I’m a snowflake taking flat-lays of avocado toast. I’ve read Eating Animals and watched Cowspiracy. …


This week, keep a tally of how many times you get asked the title question. Also keep a tally of how many times you answer truthfully. My guess is single figures at best.

The mental health conversation is flowing and much work is being done to stamp out taboo. Yet…


1999

Puffy-faced with jelly legs, I limped over the finish line. Number 165 but there were only 170 runners. In the hours that followed my throat seized up and I spent three days in bed recuperating with Ribena and Nickelodeon, vowing never to take part in a cross-country race ever again.

2018

Rosella Dello Ioio

Working on words since day dot. Fan of dogs leaning out of car windows, the sea and carbs. Welsh.

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