Some people do give a crap

Having suffered the oft-mercurial rigours of a feckless bowel all these years, she had finally taken the plunge — and undergone a faecal transplant.

It had changed her life.

“I feel like a 20-year-old again!” she positively crowed, and one could sense that there was more to this woman than mere peristalsis. “I can’t tell you how grateful I am. I really feel that I want to give back.”