“[Miami, Florida] has that feeling of being designed as a holiday paradise, and indeed, all the dreary things that go with the word ‘paradise’, like palm trees and huge cutout parrots that promise so much and deliver staggeringly little.

“And attractive people… Attractive people who are very fit and very beautiful and instantly therefore look quite staggeringly ugly as a result. It is one of the great jokes that nature plays on the beautiful.

-Stephen Fry, Stephen Fry in America, Episode 2