The author (right)
and 'Beau Geste' Suresh Gohil - the Indian Armourer who supplied
the firearms we used - alongside our transit vehicle 'Enterprise'
to which we did everything except kiss (for reasons of hygiene)
in the desert to keep the vehicle going. Suresh was from Mumbai
and the 'father-figure' of the Armoury and SPFX 'family' into
which the author was adopted as we had both previously served
on Sharpe's Challenge and had a close working relationship based
on skill and friendship and not a little 'joint-personal charisma'
- despite some heartache - which resulted in what were described
by the cast and crew on Sharpe's Peril as 'amusing incidents'.