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.
Protected: Cambodia: Creepy but Amazing!
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The lies we tell ourselves
Personal blog about bullying in the workforce.
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 are police uniforms blue?
What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of police? Is it arguably the worlds' most famous police force, the N.Y.P.D? Or is it a blue uniform? I was very lucky to get a last minute ticket to Real Living's interior design series in Melbourne last year. A friend is in... Continue Reading →
Why I am travelling in Western Countries after the Paris attacks
Hello! I'm currently in the UK after the announcement to bomb Syria. Reponses are mixed in regards to this decision however fear is obvious. It's the topic of quiet whispered conversation. I am staying with a friend who has kids , and has taken her oldest to Paris Disneyland. She says she'll never go back,... Continue Reading →
Clunes Book Festival – The Market Reduction Approach (aka how to stop things getting nicked at a market!)
How do you stop theft or other crowd related activity (i.e. pickpocketing, especially wallets and mobile phones)? One of the answers is spacing. Make sure you give people room to look at items freely, without having to stand close to someone. Shop theft largely occurs due to opportunity - i.e. lack of surveillance (either a shop keeper or CCTV, usually both), an item that's easy to pickpocket, and a split-second decision to take the item. Clues Booktown did this really well.
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