Single, white male, aged 35-50

I’m going to talk about two passions of mine: Crime/thriller books/films/TV series and the idea of ‘Police profiling’. Police profiling is the idea that based on the characteristics of a crime, you can figure out who the perpetrator is. For example, whether they are single, middle aged, male or female etc. I will to discuss how police profiling gets portrayed in novels/films/TV series and determine how valuable the techniques used would be in an actual police investigation.


Today is a bit of a strange and different post from usual. It is an urge for you to read Neurotribes by Steve Silberman. Neurotribes is a book on the history of autism. It takes you through the perils that Autistic individuals have faced, the wonderful aspects of Autism: including the development of the classic film Rainman, the atrocities committed under the Nazi regime and the MMR vaccination controversy. But, more importantly, it is a fascinating read that illustrates the trouble and the wonder in disability.