What I'm really keen to draw your attention to is the very clever fencing. The fencing is very thin, strong, can't be bent. It is see through, and the palings are close together so you can't squeeze through.
Telling your story – how and why we think we are right when we are wrong
Fake news. Facebook. Why do we wrap our minds around things we know not to be true?
Bali Review! Best bits of Bali – Ubud, Uluwatu and Seminyak
Travellingcriminologist blog on Bali! Where I stayed, What I did, How to Keep Safe and Travel Recommendations.
Want to know how to make your travel safer? Here’s some #travellingcriminologist tips!
Sneaky hints and tips to make your stay both safe and enjoyable overseas.
The Bystander Effect: How and Why we do nothing
Apathy. The Bystander Effect is when we don't offer help, or we are less likely to offer help, to when other people are present. Studies have shown that individually up to 70% of people will assist, but as a group under 40% of us will. Everyone has been a bystander at some point of their... Continue Reading →
Manchester Terror Attacks: Thoughts about the aftermath and where to from here
My family is from Manchester. I lived there, and I absolutely love it there. I am shocked and saddened by the attacks in Manchester, particularly aimed at young people. My least favourite university assignment for Criminology was being asked to write an essay on the thoughts of the plane hijackers for 9/11. I remember having to... Continue Reading →
Why do my berries come from Chile? Why food and water will be responsible for the next big crime wave.
We live in a world where we no longer have personal ties to the people who produce our food. Our production practices have changed - here in Australia, if I go to my major supermarket to buy frozen berries, the most affordable ones for sale are imported from Chile, even though there are many berry... Continue Reading →
The Travelling Criminologist travels to….Frankston!
This week the travelling criminologist travelled to….Frankston. Only 35 minutes on the freeway from my house, and is located near the beach. I discovered a brilliant example of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques used by department store Target. While at Frankston shopping centre, which recently went under a rebuild, I trotted past Target... Continue Reading →
Happy International Women’s Day!
Welcome to my blog! In a departure from my usual crime focussed stuff (although that is in here too) I want to write a post about including and supporting women across the world. This year's International Women's Day theme is about better balance. For me, as a criminologist, I’ve worked in policing, which is a... Continue Reading →
Getting Stolen and Going Viral..the Theft of the Mona Lisa
Did you know that the Mona Lisa was the medieval equivalent of going viral? And it is the main reason she is so popular today? I have just finished a trip through Italy, France and the Netherlands. It was amazing, and France I LOVED. I did a walking tour of Paris, and heard this... Continue Reading →
Protected: Cambodia: Creepy but Amazing!
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The lies we tell ourselves
Personal blog about bullying in the workforce.
#fbf Laneway Learning – White Collar Crime PowerPoint from 2014!
Hello poppets! I delivered a couple of criminology classes at Laneway Learning in Melbourne. Laneway Learning are classes in anything people want to and are able to teach, and is run independently. I really enjoyed teaching there, and can't thank them enough for the opportunity. My aim was to show in popular culture what White... Continue Reading →
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