Wednesday, September 12, 2007


1. She lay on her back, dizzy and disorientated. A deafening horn blared. Jesse opened her eyes to find the world was upside down.

2. It was that short time of the year between the icy cold of a winter and the blasting heat of a summer when the sky is a melting cloudless blue and every plant seems to be in flower.

3. The main road that led to the centre of Sulaimanlya wasn't usually very busy, but today it was chored up with a lumbering Conroy of army jeeps and lorries that churred up clouds of dust.