It is convenient for the world to be drawn in straight lines. It is convenient to illustrate reality with rectangles and squares – they can be folded and snapped, measured and categorised, and they fit into neat boxes. It must be inconvenient to find a curve, a bent line in a straight world. I am delightfully inconvenient: I am bent.
Whether it’s euros, dollars, colons or even your dong... the pound’s fragility, made worse by post-election uncertainty, means heading abroad this summer is likely to be expensive, writes Martin Lewis.