Sunday 30 April 2017

Ian O'Doherty: What wonderful people

Let's face it, we all wish that we were a bit braver than we actually are.

And in an age where, as I wrote yesterday, people are being banned from bumping into each in bumper cars because of health and safety laws, we crave a bit of danger, now more than ever before.

That's why we have such admiration for daredevils, explorers and the kind of people who engage in life-threatening stunts. Like being a human cannonball, for example.

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