More Thrills than Skills – A Half-life in Journalism, Part 36

Over the next few weeks, allmediascotland.com is to publish, each weekday, extracts from the memoirs of Scottish war correspondent, Paul Harris. ‘More Thrills than Skills: A Half-life in Journalism’, is being scheduled for publication next year.

Meantime, from the back seat, we were treated to a relentless diatribe from young Rade. Three years in the army and he had absorbed some curious ideas. He was convinced that Germany and the US would attack the Serbs of former Yugoslavia.

“We are ready for them. We will destroy them.” Now an afterthought.