I joined the police for the first time 33 years ago.
It was on a Monday.
of stuff happened and I left about 3 years later to go traveling, which
is not that unusual. I did not however buy a pair of flip flops, dress
like a pirate and disappear over the horizon in a camper van. Instead I
asked the Queen to kindly give me a job. Well, maybe I didn’t ask the
Queen directly but the application forms had “Royal” written all over
them. I got the job, moved out of London and off I went in a grey
It was fun, amongst a lot of other things.
I left about 16 years later.
It was on a Thursday.
On a Monday I joined the police again, except this time I was living in Cornwall and not London.
been here ever since and lots of stuff is still happening in Cornwall
and the Isles of Scilly. I have often thought that some of the
happening stuff may be useful or interesting to someone. And now I have
a desk job and seldom wear a funny hat or drive quickly (and safely!) I
thought that every week or two I would write this blog. An “Inspector
blogging” was born.
is the introduction written, and I look forward to sharing some of the
stuff that is going on in April here in the sunny Duchy.
PS - I wanted Inspector Gadget, but that’s been taken.
PPS – Drive safely, be kind to each other, don’t pinch stuff.