A Londoner's Diary ; BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner Talks Bugs with Germaine Greer and Revisits the Highway of Horror
Greer, Germaine, The Evening Standard (London, England)
So there we are, two couples, two children, one feted baby, all sitting around the table at an Italian restaurant in South London on Saturday when my phone starts vibrating in my pocket.
I lean forward and put it to my ear as discreetly as I can, hoping my wife won't notice. The legacy of my years as a foreign correspondent lives on in our family: a weekend call from work would rarely be good news on the domestic front. Would it be a simple request for a contact number or orders to deploy to Damascus? Not too many of the latter calls since my nemesis in Riyadh (when I was shot four times), and the soothing voice in my ear is that of the producer on Andrew Marr's Sunday …
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