THE following passage was written by John Humphrys of the Today Programme: "An old woman approached our table as we ate lunch and pointed to the basket of bread.
When I held it out to her she grabbed a chunk and started chewing. She found it difficult to look at us. God knows how she managed to swallow her pride.'
Humphrys wrote that passage about Greece ten days ago. It chimed with a snippet of Channel 4 News when Jon Snow spoke to a homeless, elderly man on his way out of a soup kitchen. "What was your profession?" he asked. "I was an engineer."
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