By Bambi Vincent Thieves, Travel March 23, 2008 Pockets and purses Pockets and purses and those who pick them. I’ve posted two new pages: Pocketology 101 and Purseology 101. I’m thinking of adding video to them. Then maybe some day I’ll write advanced courses. Other posts you may like:An ordinary day in the center of RomeBolshoi Bandits: more pickpockets in RussiaPickpocket heaven at OktoberfestShare this: Bob ArnohandbagpickpocketpocketpocketbookpursetheftThieves Share on: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google + Bambi Vincent I hunt thieves. I film them, interview them, write about them, and teach how to avoid them. Website Previous articleHonolulu Hong Kong Next articleGuilty as charged 1 Comment November 25, 2009 Connie Maybe this scenario is purseology 102: A woman comes up to me in Bologna and thrusts a newspaper in front of me, right over my purse which is on a cross-chest strap and hanging in front of my stomach nice & close to my body. “Buy this paper!”. Her real aim was to reach into my purse while it was hidden beneath the paper. She was violating my personal space, which got my guard up so nothing happened. After that, I tried to remember to actually use the little hook on this purse that secures the zipper(!) Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Cancel reply Name * Email * Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.