Opinion: Being ginger has a lot of perks. Sunbathing isn’t one of them

It wasn’t until I left school that the first perks of being ginger finally raised their head. Since then, I’ve never taken them for granted, though admittedly, benefits are limited to an occasional free drink and the ambivalent satisfaction of being a subcategory on most adult websites.

Throw a Scottish accent in the mix and Americans can barely contain themselves.

But despite these life-changing advantages, which really do rival a state pension in terms of…

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