Tag Archives: Crime

The Grapes of Wrath: A Father’s Wisdom

I witnessed a crime today. A couple of kids ahead of me, heads close together and one nabbed a piece of fruit off a stall outside a small convenience store. It was casual, brazen almost. They stood there, didn’t even … Continue reading

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When Good Breeding Is The Basic Requirement For Murder #microcosms

‘Hopkins, is that a…?’ ‘Hunk, sir..’ DC Hopkins added. ‘Specifically a Henry. Good for perfect pecs, bespoke self-tatting and..’ ‘Thanks. Are they all the Henrys in there? Whatever “there” is?’ ‘A garage and sump, sir. The Henrys’ preferred environment. Anywhere … Continue reading

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My life of crime: time for an admission

When I was at the College of Law in 1978 taking my professional legal exams – my Part 2’s as they were known – now it is the Legal Practice Course which at least tells you what they were about … Continue reading

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