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Towards a World War

Spring 2010Towards a World War Wo kam er her? (Where did he come from?) A Family History in Central Europe My Shocking Discovery Historical Thrills and Spills Accidentally Killed Uncovering Uncomfortable Truths Destitute and Desperate Of Sparrow Hawk and Ladybirds...

Australia ~ The Great South Land

Before 1788 and the Captain Cook Discoveries. The concept of a ‘Terra Australis Incognito,’ a great south land, existed in Europe’s middle ages as a myth. The belief was that, a southern land mass acted as a balance, to the northern hemisphere lands. During the ‘age...

Germanic migration

Until 1871 the German speaking people were independent principalities belonging to separate kings or electors. Allegiances and borders changed according to religion, land ownership and family squabbles. From the 1700s entire villages and towns were burned and many...

New Holland to Australis

{xtypo_dropcap}E{/xtypo_dropcap}ighteen years after Captain James Cook discovered and mapped the Great South Land 'New Holland', 1400 Caucasians sailed into Botany Bay. In command was the ‘discrete naval officer’ Captain-General Arthur Phillip RN,...