Who’s the worst killer alive in Britain today? What makes one killing more harrowing than any other one? If the end result is death, does it matter how it came to be? 1,098 more words
Tags » Harold Shipman
First published in The Times, Tuesday August 25 2015
There is no denying the enduring appetite for true crime narratives. At its best, the genre rises above mere pulp, offering the same detailed portrayal of restoring order out of chaos as its fictional counterpart, but with the added inbuilt frisson that the events described actually happened. 253 more words
IT’S VERY easy to sit in judgement of someone. To criticise their life and smugly think: “I would never be so silly as to be fooled like that.” One of the things I have learned as a journalist, though, is to never judge, never jump to conclusions, but instead simply open myself up and really listen to what an interviewee is telling me. 333 more words
Following on from my previous post ‘Alumni Exhibition’ here are some more photographs from the Abraham Ormerod Medical Centre.
The Abraham Ormerod Medical Centre was built as a gift from the local family who ran Todmorden mills, opened in 1939 by the Princess Royal. 64 more words