“May God Have Mercy on Your Soul” A Criminal Courtroom in the Late 19th Century.

      Update on this post of 3 February 2017 “May God have mercy on your soul” A criminal courtroom in the late 19th century. Um, still working on the mock trial dialogue. Legal fashion in Australia, especially the ‘powdered’ wig bit, was always a topic of curiousity when talking to my American attorney friends. They couldn’t… Read More “May God Have Mercy on Your Soul” A Criminal Courtroom in the Late 19th Century.

In 1921 an Australian school girl waxed poetic about the British Empire “the empire on which the sun never sets”

    Watching Prince Harry and his Meghan these last few days I thought about his grandmother, the Queen. I thought about the Queen’s father, King George VI and her grandfather King George V. I thought of Britain, the British Empire, the Mother Country and the admiration and devotion we, as young  Australians, showed for… Read More In 1921 an Australian school girl waxed poetic about the British Empire “the empire on which the sun never sets”