Books
23 February 2004
When I was a kid I listened, enthralled, to tales of Dick Turpin, the original dandy highwayman, and took the myth as...
Books
21 April 2003
Jonathan Wild, the self-styled "Thief-Taker General of Britain and Ireland" and first "Public Enemy Number One", was...
Culture
04 March 2002
The close study of prison architecture has been a hobby of mine for many years now, though not, I must admit, for any...