I have never smoked. I have never even put a cigarette between my lips; never wondered what it would be like. My mother smoked when we were children and my brother, father and I hated it so much that we finally ganged up on her and banned her from smoking in the house. Dad sensibly picked January as the ultimatum month, so mum spent a miserable couple of weeks smoking outside in the freezing cold and then gave up. She has never smoked since and would absolutely consider herself a non-smoker.
What has this got to do with two thirds of Brits being on a diet most of the time? It’s about restraint...
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