Alex Massie

Christmas Quote of the Year

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More from Helmand province where Sergeant Kraig Whalley of the Royal Military Police says:

"We were thinking of challenging the Taliban to a game of football on Christmas Day, but I'm not sure they'd get the joke."

[Hat-tip, Ben Brogan]

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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