Category Archives: Historical Context

The Tragedy of my ‘Mirror Image’ Family

September 14th, 2016

About five years ago my brother discovered that there existed a ‘mirror image’ family on the other side of the world that was identical in almost every respect to my own. My own family lives in the Sutherland Shire of Sydney in peace and prosperity. My wife Anne and I have three teenage boys and … Continue reading The Tragedy of my ‘Mirror Image’ Family

Nova, Tecumseh and the plight of the Native American warrior societies

September 21st, 2015

I remember as a child heading off to the cinema and being thrilled by the latest cowboy and Indian movies. I was brought up on a diet of John Wayne and Clint Eastwood classics and looked forward to the timely arrival of the seventh cavalry who would inevitably save the day late in the film. … Continue reading Nova, Tecumseh and the plight of the Native American warrior societies