On loss and lychees

One of the things I’ve made mine, in the 22 years I’ve inhabited this planet, has been my love of all things cold. ย I won’t drink water unless it’s absolutely freezing, I keep every fruit I own in the fridge – yes, bananas and avocados, too – and I love nothing more than a sudden spray of cold water when I am in the shower (I have the feeling this is connected to an article I read years ago about it being good for you circulation: it isn’t).

My taste for coldness extends to my environments. Continue reading