“Foxtrot Foxtrot” – THE DANDO DISTRACTION

“Foxtrot Foxtrot” – THE DANDO DISTRACTION

28 April 1999 was a warm sunny spring day in London. Met Police Traffic Officers, Acting Sergeant Mark Newman and PC Steve Cox started a 15:00 – 23:00 hrs shift in the normal manner. Having attended their shift brief and checked over their patrol Land Rover...
MY RESEARCH, BLOGS & BOOKS

MY RESEARCH, BLOGS & BOOKS

  I have been fortunate enough to have books and articles published about the use of firearms in crime and conflict. Why would I be any different to other writers who script narrative about this specific real crime subject. Whilst it has been at times a violent...
WAR MEMORIALS – UK

WAR MEMORIALS – UK

The Great War of 1914 -1918 saw the greatest loss of life in a global conflict in modern history. Great Britain lost over 700,000 combatants, many of those on the Western Front in France and Belgium. The huge losses eventually prompted an upsurge in the construction...
MISCARRIAGE or JUSTICE

MISCARRIAGE or JUSTICE

A miscarriage of justice is generally defined as a legal situation in which someone is wrongly punished by a court of law for something they did not do. It is not straightforward however, there are challenging complexities. It might also be used to describe the...
THE STRANGE CASE OF MANUEL WALLNER 2014

THE STRANGE CASE OF MANUEL WALLNER 2014

In November 2014 a 23 year old Austrian by the name of Manuel Wallner visited South Wales. He came to the UK, well outside of the holiday/visiting season for a very specific purpose. In August 2015 a colleague of mine noticed a steel roadside structure on the B4065 in...