The other day I was at a service station near Bristol, making the obligatory coffee-stop the addict in me convinces me I need to live, should I ever make a journey in the car further than 60 miles. Which I do often, as I’ a mobile worker and my nearest office is actually a two [...]
Tag Archive 'Self defence'
When, as I do, you spend your free time studying violence whilst living a fairly safe and incident-free life, it’s easy to start seeing the whole thing as an academic subject, and forget that it’s a reality to hundreds of thousands people all across the world each and every day. To try and keep this [...]
This week I find myself in Xian, home of the famous Terracotta Warriors and final resting place of the first Emperor of China, whose lofty achievements include not only being the first emperor, which would be enough, but also building the Great Wall of China, an army of at least 10,000 life-size clay soldiers and [...]