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A quick-fire Q&A with Kate Humble

Following her debut book, HUMBLE BY NATURE, TV Presenter Kate Humble explores the heartwarming relationship between man and his best friend in FRIEND FOR LIFE: THE EXTRAORDINARY PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN HUMANS AND DOGS. We caught up with Kate for one of our quick-fire Q&A’s,

If I were to be stranded on a desert island, my one luxury item would be…a scuba diving kit with a magic tank of air that never runs out.

The book I’ve read the most times…Grimble & Grimble at Christmas by Clement Freud.

My guilty pleasure…Cheese, the bluer and stinkier the better.

The thing I could never give upFreedom of speech.

The book (by another author) that I wish I had written…Picture Palace by Paul Theroux.

When I was 5 years old I wanted to be…A stunt rider in the circus

The comedian who makes me laugh the most…Miles Jupp

If I want to relax…I go for a big walk with my dogs and leave my phone at home.

The best invention ever…Gore-tex, I’d have disintegrated by now without it.

The best thing about being a writer…The final full-stop.

Pre order FRIEND FOR LIFE: THE EXTRAORDINARY PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN HUMANS AND DOGS here,

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