THE OUTLAW

A RIPPING YARN (Part One)….

PREFACE.. “The idea behind the following series of articles came from a personal and life-long interest in the so-far unsolved series of brutal murders, that occurred between August and November 1888, in the Whitechapel area of East London. These events need no introduction, as there are few people who are not aware of at least some of the associated theories which have attached themselves to these crimes, as a direct result of the lucrative industry that has sprung up around, […]

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A GRAVEYARD TALE….

I am fascinated by cemeteries. I have visited literally dozens over the years while researching my family history, countless history projects or as is more often the case, just to wander around if I have a spare hour to enjoy the tranquillity and admire the more elaborate homages to the dead. In my late teens, I went to Cathays Cemetery in Cardiff to see the last resting place of the great Welsh featherweight boxer Jim Driscoll, and finished the day […]

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