Emma Farge crossing from West Africa’s Senegal to Gambia in a small fishing boat known as a pirogue. *Photo supplied
Emma Farge crossing from West Africa’s Senegal to Gambia in a small fishing boat known as a pirogue. *Photo supplied
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When were you at the Sun?
University holidays from 2002-2006

Job title?

Cub reporter/intern

Fondest memories of the paper?
At the risk of sounding like a narcissist, I will never forget my first front page Sun scoop! It was about Premier Jennifer Smith’s secret visits with a “spiritual sister” who forecast that Bermuda was going to be hit by a tsunami.
I remember waiting on the Cabinet Office lawn for hours to get the snapshot of them together. I’m surprised security didn’t turf me out!
• Friday Irish coffees with the team at the Trattoria were also lots of fun.
• Having a sneaky lunchtime “whine” with soca star Kevin Little at Grotto Bay during a lifestyle interview ahead of his concert.

Worst memories of working here?
The first (and last time) I spelled somebody’s name wrong. I was in the newsroom dog house the whole day.

Any funny moments that stand out in your memory?

Silly season stories. I remember Tony asking me in a perfectly serious tone to go out on assignment to cover the story of Bermuda’s largest home-grown pumpkin.

What do you miss about Bermuda?

Lots of things! Having childhood friends and family just a few minutes away, lobster diving, Johnny Barnes, special sauce for sushi.

Current job?

West and central Africa correspondent, Reuters

Where do you live?

Dakar, Senegal

Family of your own?
Engaged and soon to be married!