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Sergeant Mendick and the themes and influences of Victorian crime novels

Many years ago I read about a ship named Madagascar. According to the story, this vessel was a¬†clipper that was pirated by her own crew. The loyal hands were murdered and there was rape and pillage. A bit like Treasure … Continue reading

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CHILDREN

Children: the centrepiece of any family. That is obviously a truism for without children there is no family. Cathy and I have three. They are all grown up now, with the youngest at 23, but to us they are still … Continue reading

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