Thursday 14 December 2017

Real Celtic tigers

I've just brought my four-year-old daughter to her very first circus. It's at least 35 years since I was at a circus and I must say, that 'circus feeling' is still there as you enter the big top.

While clowns, circus ponies, high-wire acts and jugglers were the order of the day, I think it's only fair to say the star of the show was Thomas Chipperfield with his well-trained lions and tigers.

Seeing Mr Chipperfield in the ring, performing with these animals, was all I can describe as 'passion at play'.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss