Each week Reaction Weekend brings you Favourite Things – interviews with interesting people about the skills, hobbies, pleasures and pastimes that make them who they are.

Rob Temple is a writer and the man behind the @soverybritish Twitter account. The account, which now has over 5M followers across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, chronicles the cultural quirks that make life uniquely awkward for us Brits. Temple has written four books off the back of his popular social media presence; Very British Problems, Very British Problems Abroad, Very British Problems III and Very British Problems: The Most Awkward One Yet. The television show, Very British Problems, also based on the Twitter feed, aired on Channel 4 in 2015. His latest book, Born to be Mild (Little, Brown; 2020), is a memoir detailing his year of gentle adventures in the face of anxiety.