Pen Farthing: ‘We just abandoned Afghanistan’
Pen Farthing is commandeering items on his desk to illustrate the layout of Kabul airport as it was in those chaotic final days in August when the Afghan capital fell and he was evacuated along with his rescue animals. The corner of my laptop is the passenger terminal. An envelope addressed to one of his Nowzad charity donors is Abbey Gate, where a suicide bomb was detonated killing some 200 people.
Two gold poppy lapel pins are his flatbed trucks carrying 94 dogs and 68 cats stacked in crates heading for the flight he’d chartered to get them out.
“So, this is all Taliban controlled here,” he says, drawing a line with his finger on the edge of the table. “And when you get to
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