Two excellent blogs have posted about the mystery of Michael Todd - the entertaining , original and well written Eclectic by Kate Smith -Michael Todd And The Men In Black
The Grough is a first rate blog for outdoor walkers that poses some interesting questions related to mountain rescue - The curious case of the cop, the Chinook and the men in dark suits
Our illustration is of the Advent calendar fromthe Greater Manchester Police website - click on each day to reveal a topical crime prevention message. Today's is :
Don't let thieves treat themselves to your Sat Nav for Christmas this year.
Make sure you remove all property when leaving your vehicle, including Sat Navs and their mounting cradles and wipe off any sucker marks from the dashboard or windscreen.