Author Steven Collins

I'm a trainee broadcast journalist based at Staffordshire University. Interest in fringe science journalism, creative writing, astronomy and photography. I love people that I can connect to.


Hundreds of mourners lined the streets outside Holy Trinity Church, Hartshill to pay their final respects to so-called “King of the Gypsies”, Lawrence Boswell.

Just before noon on a sunny day, a cortege of five top-of-the-range Rolls Royce cars slowed to a crawl outside the main gate. Each of the 4 family cars was full with mourners.