#MEFLU: COULD CORONAVIRUS KILL SEX IN THE WORKPLACE?

Three things have been been fighting for my attention this week: The Morning Show (Apple TV’s compelling drama about the #MeToo movement), a diagnosis of superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis (a longstanding eye issue that has made me look like I’ve just been dug up) and Coronavirus. Yesterday, all three of these things, incongruously, came together. Before […]

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BRAVING THE RELAUNCH

My late wife, Desreen, was very funny. She had a completely different take on the world to anyone else I’ve ever met. For instance, after she’d given birth to our son she never really spoke negatively about wanting to lose weight or build back the stomach muscles that were cut open during her emergency caesarean. […]

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WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO YOU?

Before I got married in 2011, my wife-to-be and I braved a really intense detoxifying programme called ‘Clean’. At the time, she read the words of Gwyneth Paltrow as gospel. This saw me – the one who did all the cooking in our home – up early making my own almond milk (literally) and packing […]

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MORE ISSUES THAN VOGUE

I remember my dad once telling me, ‘One day you’ll realise that none of this stuff matters.’ I can’t remember what age I was at the time but I am confident that he was right. I know this because I have no recollection of what we were talking about. Doubtless, I was making a big […]

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SEEING THE WORLD DIFFERENTLY

I love to write. The act of stitching words together to create order out of the often chaotic thoughts in my head really helps my mind to focus and extricate itself from my immediate surroundings. But recently I began to notice that it was no longer quite enough. I started to wonder whether I needed […]

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