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Leavesden Asylum - A Victorian Hospital with a modern twist!

I’ve written once or twice before in passing on Leavesden Hospital and a possible extremely infamous former patient there.  Recently I went on a walk with a friend of mine ostensibly to create a book promo video for a novel which I’m in the process of writing. 1,415 more words

The little mortuary at St George in the East and its reincarnation as a museum

St George’s Gardens, the park on the site of the former churchyard of St George in the East in Stepney, is a neat, peaceful place – when I visited, the play area was full of children, and other people were relaxing on benches or looking at the old monuments near the church.  1,851 more words

19th Century

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Excellent pictures and history from Flickering Lamps!

The Unsolvable Ripper: New Books by Alex Grecian and Stephen Hunter

Originally published at Bookpage.

More than 100 years have passed since the Autumn of the Knife, when the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper terrorized the streets of London. 544 more words

Book Reviews

10 Terrifying Things You Didn't Know About Jack The Ripper


Contrary to popular belief, there was no fog on the night of any of the five canonical murders.


Jack was nearly nabbed by the coppers several times: once mysteriously vanishing from a courtyard where a skittish pony prevented his escape, one escaping through a passageway in an lodging house (or climbing over five-foot tall fences) sends before police arrived, once making it off a street down which, in both directions, bobbies approached and arrived in seconds. 295 more words

15-20 Story 1: The Importance of Letter Writing


Synopsis: When was the last time you wrote or received a real, handwritten letter in the mail? It’s sad that there are young people today who will never experience the joy of getting or writing a personal letter during their lives. 2,149 more words

Viewpoints Podcasts

Exploring criminology's mysteries in London

Originally published as part of a blog series for International Accents.

Crossing Abbey Road while exploring London

By Amanda Bartlett*

Our trip has been filled to the brim with breathtaking tours offering us a take on London’s most popular attractions. 608 more words

Another one of my novels has been published as a serial:

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