Friday, February 25, 2011

A DANGEROUS PROFESSION

During my (admittedly long ago) days as a foreign correspondent my colleagues and I kept as low a profile as possible, preferring not to disclose our profession to possible hostile forces. How things have changed! In strife-torn Colombia I noticed that foreign correspondents not only wear special jackets announcing what they do, but also bearing details of their blood group in case a transfusion is needed.

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