Aleks Krotoski

The Guardian, Thursday 25 September 2008

If I were in charge of the world, I’d change a few things. First, I would have three lives, just like in a computer game. That would allow me to carelessly – and frequently – throw myself from clifftops, walk into the path of oncoming danger and make hairpin turns around slippery corners while driving at 150mph. My fun bonus would be instantly upgraded, and I would have mega-extreme XP in no time. Second, I would need to be preposterously buff and obscenely proportioned to cope with any of the bad things the world threw in my way. But that goes without saying, really.

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