Is Our Obsession With True Crime Becoming Dangerous?

From series like Making a Murderer and Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes to podcasts like My Favourite Murder – true crime seems to be everywhere these last few years. I will openly put my hands up and admit it – I’m an addict. For reasons even I don’t understand, true crime fascinates me and these documentaries have become my default way to unwind. If I have friends over, I might make an embarrassing joke about my streaming suggestions – but the evidence and response I often get would suggest I’m not alone.

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My Experience of Jury Service (UK)

This week, I completed my second and final week of jury service. For those who aren’t aware, jury service here in the UK requires you to go to court and form part of a 12 person jury to hear and try cases. As someone who is fascinated by crime documentaries, and has studied aspects of criminology and forensic psychology, I was really quite excited to have been selected.

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How To 'Think Happy'

  Positive thinking is a massive part of my personal well-being. I always find that if I am ‘thinking happy’, it really does improve my mood and lift my spirits. I’m not claiming to be any sort of agony aunt or life coach, but I like to think that these…

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