Chris Hemmings

Why a pill to replace exercise shouldn't be developed

I took a year’s supply of caffeine, in tablet form, with my breakfast, among other equally inadvisable things. And it was only when I came off the pills that I realised how much havoc they’d been wreaking on my body

I used to work at Coca-Cola. What I saw horrified me

To my utter dismay, I spotted a young boy, probably no older than fourteen. Fourteen years old, and about fourteen stone. Dressed in his repulsive fluorescent school uniform, his face was flushed red from the almost impossible task of standing upright. In his hand? A two litre bottle of Sprite