When asked if they would help get a collector’s child into college to get a great consignment, Mr. Rotter and Mr. Shaw both laughed and nodded yes.
|Bards in Bars at Windsor|
Michael Connelly’s maverick cop, Harry Bosch, has been kicked off plenty of important police cases over his long career. But until now, he has never gone over to the dark side to work against the prosecution in a homicide case. In “The Crossing,” the forcibly retired (and terminally bored) Bosch, a former California detective, breaks faith by taking on a private investigation for his half brother, Mickey Haller. The slick defense lawyer has convinced Bosch that his client, a reformed gangbanger named Da’Quan Foster, is not guilty of murdering Lexi Parks, a well-liked city official who was bludgeoned to death in her bed. But the case still makes Bosch uneasy. “Did he miss the work so much that he could actually cross the aisle and work for an accused murderer?” he asks himself.
|Nikon Angle of the Royal Windsor Abode|
Differing opinions on what constitutes workplace bullying featured strongly in the report, released Tuesday, into allegations against former Victorian auditor-general John Doyle by a member of his staff. Doyle’s resignation in September cut short the question of whether Parliament should remove him from office. The two-month investigation also covered a sexual harassment complaint from the same staff member. Four bullying phrases at the centre of A-G harassment case