's author is to be believed, Roma and Traveller caravan camps such as the ones he grew up in, in Berkshire and Nottinghamshire, are steeped in violence, the systemic abuse of women and thievery against "grunters", or "Gorgia" (non-Gypsy) retirees."Almost all Gypsy men are violent," writes Mikey Walsh (a pseudonym used for his own protection).Correct me if I'm wrong, as I am sure you have done lots and lots of research on this topic, but just 10% of the Gypsy and Traveller population are actually Irish Travellers.The majority, like myself, are in fact Romany, yet your 'documentary' seems to ignore our existence.Gypsy dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Gypsy dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Gypsy online dating service is free to register."It's ingrained in the culture and the life they lead, and impossible to avoid." Sadly, for young Mikey, his father Frank was more brutish than most, expecting his son to maintain their family's long-time possession of the county's championship crown for bare-knuckled fighting.Mikey was only four when Frank initiated his "training", raining full-force blows down upon the little boy, to "teach" him to withstand pain and humiliation. As a result, he became a walking-wound of bruises, swollen lips and eyes and endured his father's "training" abuse for years.These comments are not screened before publication.Constructive debate about the above story is welcome, but personal attacks are not.