The big hole in the middle of the Kelly Myth

The Royal Commission into the Kelly Outbreak found that the conduct of the Chief Commissioner of Police, Captain Standish ‘was not characterised by good judgement’ and ‘that many of the charges made by Captain Standish in his evidence’ …  ‘were disproved by the evidence of other witnesses’. It also found that the four constables ‘who formed the party […]

Tell that to Lonigans widow

Ive been too busy to write a Post for the Blog this weekend. Heres some music for you instead, and the Lyrics below, of a song that was part of the soundtrack for the Kelly movie from 1970. The best line?  “Bury the truth as you bury the dead” Now four jolly troopers from Mansfield town […]

The Kelly Legend : almost dead.

The Ned Kelly Legend is on Life Support “Why isn’t Ned dead? The Australians we still Believe in” This was the title of an article published a week ago by the on-line news site “The New Daily”. It was described as “News” though most of the discussion was about a paper that was published in […]