Wednesday 18 October 2017

Ian O'Doherty: Help the aged

You gotta love old people. Sure, some of them walk around in their slippers smelling slightly of Ovaltine and wee, but there is nothing more inspiring than seeing an elderly person who refuses to allow advancing years be an excuse for not being active.

If we want to look to our wrinklies for inspiration. we should cast our beady little eyes towards 86-year-old Peter McShane, a former soldier who has been the bane of his neighbours' lives.

McShane, who has been described as 'barmy', needs two walking sticks to get around -- but that didn't stop him climbing up on his neighbour's roof and drilling holes into it.

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