Spotlight: “I Welcome Death as a Friend” – The Last Letter of William Westwood

For his part in leading a prison riot at Norfolk Island that resulted in the death of a prison guard, William Westwood (alias Jackey Jackey) was sentenced to execution by hanging. On the eve of his execution, Westwood dictated a letter to be given to the Protestant Reverend. It is herein reproduced in its entirety. Continue reading Spotlight: “I Welcome Death as a Friend” – The Last Letter of William Westwood

Spotlight: THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL (2017) Clip – “The bills are cut in half”

The Legend of Ben Hall is available in Australia and Germany on DVD and Blu-Ray, iTunes, Ozflix and YouTube Movies. It has also been signed up for HBOEurope and is released in America on DVD and Blu-Ray on August 1, 2017. Continue reading Spotlight: THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL (2017) Clip – “The bills are cut in half”

“Mad Dan” Morgan: An Overview

Born in 1830 in New South Wales, John Fuller was the son of Mary “The Gypsy” Owen, a promiscuous Irish lass, and George Fuller, a greengrocer. He would later be known as “Mad Dan” Morgan, a violent and unpredictable murderer and highwayman. Continue reading “Mad Dan” Morgan: An Overview