In pictures: 'My Iraq adventure'


"This old lady stopped us as we were patrolling the village on foot. She complained that the local sheikh wasn't sharing the money we had given him."

"You could see that it was true, because the place was so run down".

"Most other places we were met with smiles, or at least curiosity. Here, there were a lot of sour faces and you could feel the hostility".

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