Tuesday, 3 February 2009


Oh what a tangled web we weave
When first we practice to deceive;
But when you've practiced quite a bit,
You really get quite good at it.
Nicholas Elliott, retired agent of the Secret Intelligence Service - better known as MI6. He blew Kim Philby as being a Soviet spy, causing Philby to escape to the USSR. Elliott worked under Philby in MI6, and initially defended Philby when he was under suspicion of being a Soviet double agent. Elliott's affection for Philby was matched only by his disgust when he learned the truth about his friend and mentor.


Mark said...

Did you happen to watch 'Lie to me' last night?

Kamal Weerakoon said...

Nope. Coincidence. What was it about?