Saturday 23 September 2017

Stranded in a land of lies where the people worship dead language

DEAR Minister for External Relations with Other Lands.

DEAR Minister for External Relations with Other Lands.

Greetings, O Manly One! Listen - is there any chance I can come home now? Your humble ambassador has been in Ireland for four years now, and I understand it less every day. I long for the common sense of dear old Sierra Leone, and the civilities of my beloved Freetown. Some Irish men - and not a few women - apparently think the stroke of midnight is a signal to beat a stranger - any stranger - unconscious.

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