Johnson’s Odyssey

On May 13, 1787, Richard Johnson and his wife Mary, boarded the supply ship Golden Grove bound for Australia. The Golden Grove was one of the Eleven ships that made up the First Fleet, a penal transportation fleet sent to establish a colony in Australia, and make a bit of space in British Gaols. On… Continue reading Johnson’s Odyssey

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To the Memory of William Wilberforce

Last Thursday night Emma and I were able to go along to a Media Pre-release screening of Amazing Grace, a film about the life of William Wilberforce. It was pretty exciting, got to sit in a little screening room at the State Theatre with Margaret Pomeranz and film-type people. Wilberforce was the key figure in… Continue reading To the Memory of William Wilberforce