TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER MORGAN TO SWAN HILL 485kms
We got up at 6am and were away at 7.
Today seemed slightly cooler than yesterday.
We paralleled the Murray River much of the way to Renmark. 241 more words
Place: St Helena Island.
Mission: Build a gaol
Who: Made by prisoners, for prisoners
Why: Too many criminals, not enough space!
Rowing across the waters of Moreton Bay, Queensland, in 1866, prisoners contained aboard the hulk ‘Prosperpine’ were given the task of building themselves a prison on the island of St Helena. 480 more words
Yesterday Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder collective dropped a 45-minute long mix, which included rarities as well as a glimpse of what’s to come from the label in 2018. 236 more words
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There’s 2 islands in the world called St Helena. One is more famous than the other, but both are connected to a man named Napoleon. It’s the St Helena Island in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia that is one of the focuses of this blog.
Quarantine: From the French ‘quarante’ meaning 40 days, it was originally applied to the period of 40 days where a widow was allowed to stay in her home after her husband had died.This in turn was from the Latin ‘quadraginta’, itself meaning forty. 23 more words