April 6th 2013
Once in a blue moon, Mercury catches up with his first love, the arts - more specifically, the performing arts.
And this past Friday night, in the midst of deliberating whether or not to take part in a quiz at the ESOBGA club house or head off to watch a local production of Eve Ensler's The Good Body at Melina Merkouri Hall, fate took a hand.
While Mercury was trying to weigh up how best to lay out an article on the escalating crisis in the Korean peninsula, while freeing up room on the page for a story on a building collapse disaster near Mumbai, the phone rang at the far end of the subs room.
Mercury heard the colleague who answered say to the caller "...no, just guys here, and [name of a female colleague], so I don't think so..."