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.
Travellingcriminologist blog on Bali! Where I stayed, What I did, How to Keep Safe and Travel Recommendations.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Personal blog about bullying in the workforce.