Thomas Newman McIntyre : A decent brave and honest man, disgracefully abused by the lies of Kelly and his supporters past and present. McIntyres third encounter with Kelly was two months after the meeting at Glenrowan, in the middle of winter, at Kellys Committal in Beechworth. To protect him from sympathiser attack, McIntyre […]
Month: October 2021
Thomas Newman McIntyre did not lie but Kelly and the myth makers did. Part 1
Sarcasm is the ‘lowest form of wit’ according to Oscar Wilde, a description that applies perfectly to the attempts at humour to be found in “A letter to Thomas” by Kelly Conspiracy Theorist and ‘Keep Ya Powder Dry’ author Alan Crichton. Crichton’s ‘letter’ is a mocking, sarcastic and cruel attack on the character of yet another honourable […]
Red Sash at SBC, Ned Kelly and the Green Sash at Glenrowan : does this mean anything?
As is often the case on this Blog, the Discussions are where the interesting stuff happens, but this discussion is worth a Post of its own, because, for one thing we are hoping someone out there might have the answer to the question asked – how do we know that the green sash taken from […]
The Kelly Story for 2021 and beyond : PART TWO
There are some central facts about the Kelly story that nobody disputes such as these ones: In the short space of twenty months between October 1878 and June 1880 Ned Kelly killed three policemen at Stringybark Creek and stole from their corpses, he robbed two banks of a lot of money, he sanctioned the murder […]