Mark Mason

My towering problem

Clothes that don’t fit and beds that aren’t long enough – it’s not all easy

Why don’t tall people get the same sympathy as short people? Everyone feels sorry for minnows, cutting them slack when they talk loudly in meetings or get themselves elected Speaker of the House of Commons. But tall people are seen as life’s victors; the ones you want to be, the ones who get everything their own way.

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