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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Wilberforce – the Movie

Well, the original motivation for all this writing about Wilberforce was the film Amazing Grace. It's a new film that's due for release on 26th July. Emma got invited to a media screening a couple of weeks ago and I tagged along. So, What's it like as a film? To be honest, Amazing Grace would… Continue reading Wilberforce – the Movie