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Type 2

Consider my cousin Paul who has type 1 diabetes and a very nice house. He gets up every morning at 7am, does yoga for an hour, prepares smashed avocado on toast to share with his fabulous partner, then works from home all day, overseeing Zoom calls that his devoted employees enjoy. Back from his 5-mile…

This has been Mr A’s lockdown routine: he gets up at 7am every morning for a yoga session before preparing a modest breakfast with toast made from the sourdough bread he baked yesterday. He works at his computer all day, pausing only for a low sugar, low carb vegan lunch. In the evening, after helping…

So, the pandemic is here and the word ‘unprecedented’ is being said an unprecedented number of times every day on every radio and TV station. Restaurants, pubs, and theatres are closed and there are a whole new set of heroes, none of whom are in the cabinet. Goodness, these are strange times – unprecedented you…

As the year ends in a fog of lies, ‘fake news’ and bluster disguised as wisdom, some things remain indisputably true – for example, doctors are all agreed that spending your afternoons sitting in your pants on the sofa, eating chocolate and watching daytime TV is definitely not as good for you as putting your…