May the (Police) Force Be With You

Home secretary, Theresa May, recently announced proposals for tougher sentencing on those who take the life of a police officer. She wants to see these people face a life sentence because such crimes are an attack on the “fundamental basis of our society“. I don’t think I’m the only person to find these proposals slightly strange. continue reading

Tia Sharp: Close to Home

On Friday 3rd August, a 12 year old girl named Tia Sharp mysteriously disappeared from the New Addington area. Today, 9 days later, Stuart Hazell, the boyfriend of Tia’s Grandmother, Christine Sharp,  is charged with her murder. I had a suspicion that at least one family member would be involved. continue reading