Tag: Crime

Books, Venue

UEA Live: Lee Child and Heather Martin on childhood, industry and the responsibility of the author

This year UEA is proudly celebrating 50 years of its Creative Writing course. UEA’s Autumn Literary Festival has not allowed distancing measures to interrupt their celebration, and instead are holding the seven-week series online, as UEA Live.  Acclaimed crime author Lee Child kicked off the event on Wednesday night (7 October). Lee Child is a…

News

Universities tackle harassment

A report by Universities UK, the representative organisation for the UK’s universities, has shown that universities have made great strides in tackling gender-based violence, but warned that more was needed to be done to combat racism. The report, called Changing The Culture, is a report by Universities UK taskforce examining violence against women, harrasment and…

TV

True Detective Season 3 initial review

The third season of HBO’s crime anthology series True Detective bears a lot of weight on its shoulders. The show’s memorable first season, starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, was a stellar southern gothic story that delved into morality and the nature of good and evil. Meanwhile the second season, with a bigger big-name cast…

News

Attempted Robbery on Larkman Lane

At approximately 9.15pm on Wednesday 9th January an unidentified man wearing a skeleton mask and gloves entered the Kwiksave store on Larkman Lane, a popular area for student housing. The man threatened the manager Arulampalam Rajiharan (known as Raj) with what appeared to be a gun and a hammer. Raj used a broom handle to…

Travel

Travelling to “Dangerous Destinations”

I was scrolling through the segment of the British government website that offers British citizens advice on which countries are currently too dangerous to visit. It cities killings, political instability and theft as some of the reasons why one should not go to a country. Many of the ‘dangerous’ countries that were listed were far…

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