More thrills than skills – A half-life in journalism, part 90

Over the next few weeks, is to publish, each weekday, edited 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.

ILLOGICAL, I thought.

I haven’t actually been in the country long enough to be in any sort of trouble but I kept my thoughts to myself.

An apparently more senior plain-clothes policeman arrived in the room. Questions, seemingly without point, came one after another.

Stay calm and courteous, I told myself. But then it came.