beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia  BLISS

beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia BLISS vacations-spots-for-future-reference-in-my-dream-l

The joureny to Australia...

On this day in 1787 – Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England, with eleven ships full of convicts (the First Fleet) to establish a penal colony in Australia.

Route First Fleet

A concise history of convict transportation from Great Britain to Australia. this is the first installment of a series 'The Convicts'.

'Our Country's Good' Out-of-Joint/St. James's Theatre, London. Directed by Max Stafford Clark, lighting by Johanna Town. Scene: Rowing

Tim Shortall design 'Our Country's Good' Out-of-Joint/St. Directed by Max Stafford Clark, lighting by Johanna Town.

Our Country's Good

This is your set text next year, I have 1 spare ticket for the yr 13 trip. on the (last day of this half term) - the show is called Our Country’s Good it is performing at St James Theatre London. It will also be excellent for LT notes too!

Lieutenant George Dyer; by James Northcote; Painting dated :1780, in the Royal Marines Museum collection.  Lt. George Dyer of the Marines was commissioned into the Marines at the age of 18 in 1776 and finally retired as Second Colonel Commandant in 1816. A highlight of his career was the Battle of the Glorious First of June in 1794, in which he fought as Captain of Marines on board HMS Orion.

Lt George Dyer of the Marines, 1780 by James Northcote RA. Courtesy of The Royal Marines Museum.

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