Rude Health: Wrap up tight to lose inches for Christmas

It is said one have to suffer for one's art. If this is true, I have certainly endured enough for the journalistic art.

2nd December, 2006

It is said one have to suffer for one's art. If this is true, I have certainly endured enough for the journalistic art.

I’ve bounded down a hillside in a giant bouncy ball, been washing machined in the sea, forced down black ski runs, had carbon dioxide injected into my thighs, had my skin poked, prodded and peeled, walked a tightrope and, worst of all, been sent to interview Michel Houellebecq.

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