Cycling 10 hours a day, travelling across 13 countries, from Ireland to India, he realised that everyday irritants like the traffic and the weather colonise too much of our time. Life, after all, comes with bumps and all, and we should enjoy the ride. Wobbly or not.
Anne Enright, the Booker-winning author, is in India this month. “I want to disturb areas of the brain that don’t get a workout that often,” she says.