John Harlow comes from a large Anglo-Irish tribe of journalists and priests, spies and lawyers. He has reported from Kenya and Senegal, Warsaw and Tokyo. He was trained on the Daily Telegraph of London, covering terrorism in London and Northern Ireland and embedded during Operation Desert Storm in Iraq. During 24 years with The Sunday Times of London he covered disasters natural and manmade, mass shootings and elections and the rise of Silicon Valley. He has broken bread with Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock and Charlize Theron and Tweeted from the press bunker beneath the Oscars. He enjoys loud dinner parties, Baroque music and backyard chickens.