The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley

I have never visited Manchester, let alone 19th century Manchester but via Angela Buckley’s book I have been plunged into the noisy, boisterous life of crime, drink and gambling in that crowded city in 1867.  It was in that year that Jerome Caminada first became a police constable.  Grandson of an Italian immigrant, his lifeContinue reading “The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley”

Gotta Find a Home

From whatever country we come, we are used to seeing homeless people in our cities begging. It is easy to be judgemental, frightened or indifferent but we often forget that they are human beings. Dennis Cardiff is not like that. He makes daily visits to a group of homeless people in his Canadian city toContinue reading “Gotta Find a Home”