The Shark Arm Mystery: The Murder of Jim Smith

Call it bizarre, gory or just plain fascinating the Shark Arm murder mystery case is definitely something interesting enough to mull over. After finding out about this grisly tale, on a trip to Sydney, I was interested to explore the sights of this infamous murder mystery. There’s something bizarrely intriguing about a fisherman catching a … Continue reading The Shark Arm Mystery: The Murder of Jim Smith

Dudley Flats: Elsie Williams

The Docklands area in Melbourne's wharf district has always been a source of curiosity and interest for me since moving to Melbourne over two years ago. However life and it's everyday responsibilities can get in the way, and it wasn't in till a couple months ago when I moved into the area, that I finally … Continue reading Dudley Flats: Elsie Williams

Dennis the Heinous: The Crimes of Dennis Nilsen

In the late seventies and early eighties, a stalker named Dennis Nilsen prowled the streets and bars of London, in search of young, vulnerable men and boys. Lured back to his flat with the promise of food, alcohol and shelter, once his victims settled in comfortably, Dennis Nilsen would strike, strangling the young men before … Continue reading Dennis the Heinous: The Crimes of Dennis Nilsen

Eliza Fenning: An Unfortunate Girl and the Matter of Dumplings

I first read about the Eliza Fenning case back around 2009, and since then the story has kind of stuck with me over the years, it's difficult to forget the tragic stories of those wrongfully accused who die pleading their innocence- especially when those accused are very young. On a recent trip to London, with … Continue reading Eliza Fenning: An Unfortunate Girl and the Matter of Dumplings