Inspector Montalbano

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Can we just take a moment to mourn the passing of Andrea Camilleri, the creator of the wonderful Inspector Montalbano – a police officer who lives in a house on the beach of a beautiful Sicilian village, swims … Read More

…In Mice

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How many times do you read headlines in the papers or social media about new research which suggests that something lowers the risk of cancer, dementia or heart disease while something else apparently raises the risk of diabetes, stroke or … Read More

Police Speak 2 – The Sequel

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A further selection of foreign words and phrases which really need to be imbedded in our policing vocabulary …   “Wei-wu-wei” Chinese. “… we’re going to wei-wu-wei …” – making a conscious decision to respond to a situation … Read More

Police Speak

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A selection of foreign words and phrases which really need to be imbedded in our policing vocabulary … “Zeg … zeg” Georgian. ‘The day after tomorrow’, that mythical time when your skipper promises that you will, … Read More