April 15, 2022

Essex Boys

I thought the Rettendon/Essex Boys  podcasts were well received. Former DCI McKelvey seemed to give it the thumbs up. In the first podcast, I set the scene with what was known about the shootings  and gave potted histories of the main char…

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hello, if there is anyone there. I feel that I am speaking to an echo chamber! If anyone is interested, I will be posting the next paranormal podcast at the end of March. If I get any feedback on the Essex Boys podcasts, I will share it on the next…

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This case dates from May 1979, set in Southampton on the South Coast of the UK. There is an argument between a couple and the woman dies supposedly of strangulation.,  In this case there was an argument for vagal inhibition. Alan Gardner h…

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I have just realised that I had not posted a blog for this podcast, I may have to do away with these blogs, I am pretty sure nobody reads them or views the website. Anyhow, I was quite upset about the story behind this podcast, what on earth made a…

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6 February 2022: I have had covid over the past couple of weeks, not too serious but due to fits of coughing when I spoke was unable to post a podcast until now. This is the case of Joan Woodhouse, a case I became aware of when I first moved to the …

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18 January 2022 : Michael Maybrick parts 1 & 2. Well at last I managed to complete the follow up to the Florence Maybrick podcast of November 2020. I was dreading writing the podcast as there was so much reading and research that I had to comple…

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30 December 2021: Strange Stories UK: Bognor-Gatwick train murder. A murder from a long time ago, The Rolling Stones were number 1 in the singles charts with 'I can't get no Satisfaction', this podcast tells of a story from September 1965 when a wo…

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  20th Dec 2021: Strange Stories UK, Ghost story for Christmas. Tony Cornell investigates East Anglia hauntings. These three stories come from the journals for the Society for Psychical Reseach. It has been a month, well over a month since I…

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    Two stories about street drug dealing, both ending in murder ten years ago during 2011. Both drug dealers lived in Portslade part of the conurbation of Brighton and Hove. Gary ‘Hammer’ Hampsen was a flawed character who …

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Episode 6 in the Canning Town Crime and Corruption Series of podcasts. This episode is about the novel Judas Pig by Horace Silver. Published in 2004, it became a cult novel as it told stories about an OCG (organised Crime group / gang) that were bel…

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