YES Catriona 

WHO

 I’m Catriona, also often called Katie and I’m a journalist, poet and writer

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT WHAT YOU DO 

When I manage to capture how other people are feeling, in words

 AN UPLIFTING SONG 

 Too Much, Carly Rae Jepsen. It’s OK to be a little intense…

A CHILL OUT SONG 

 Coming Up Easy, Paolo Nutini

ONE PODCAST 

Sentimental Garbage

ONE FILM 

Party Monster

ONE BOOK 

How to murder your life, Cat Marnell 

A SWEAR-BY BEAUTY TIP 

 If you’re tired… rely on hot pink lips, a white T-shirt and Nivea cream for glowy base to perk you up

A SWEAR-BY HAIR TIP 

 Had a late night? Spray dry shampoo on before you go to bed, it’s often too visible in the morning

A SMALL JOY 

£1 daffodils in milk bottles, dotted around the house 

HAIR WASH ROUTINE 

If I’m wearing it curly, every day. If not, every third day. Luxury shower with hair mask on a Sunday

WHY DIZZIAK 

It makes my hair feel so good, I feel like a person who has her life together

GREAT HAIR MEMORY 

Being treated to a trip to my mum’s expensive hairdresser, and then going out that night and kissing a boy I liked. I was a teenager and lost my mum a few years later, the trauma wiped a lot of my memories of her. But not that afternoon we spent together

NIGHTMARE HAIR STORY 

I’ve been known to not brush my hair for days, at festivals, and end up with golf ball-sized tangles at the back… 

FAVOURITE WAY TO STAY ACTIVE 

Deadlifting to Spice Girls at my gym... that or boxing in my garden

ICON

My dad, the transgender playwright who travels the world as a re-imagined Jesus. She’s very, very cool

IF YOU COULD GO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD 

The Great Bear Lodge in Canada – it’s a floating lodge surrounded by bears and sometimes you see whales too! 

ONE THING YOU WOULD LOVE TO DO 

Be chatted up by Harry Styles… or see a sloth in the wild. Either will do

BEST PIECE OF ADVICE 

“Don’t be intimidated by all the babies they have. Don’t be embarrassed that all you’ve had is fun.”

This Self Esteem lyric reminds me that I’m doing alright

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