Thunderstruck

The British impact on Aussie music © R. Furlan, 2012 The Swinging Sixties and British Musical DNA The Swinging Sixties was a British cultural phenomenon – influencing fashion, dance, art and, most significantly, music. The sounds were vibrant, creative, compelling. This creative musical source emanated from a combination of the harmonies and lyrics of the […]

Gallipoli – the facts behind the Myths

By Dr Geoffrey Partington The Aim The losses on the Western Front in the early months of war in 1914 and 1915 were far higher than each warring nation had anticipated. After early German advances in Flanders, a virtually stationary Western Front ran from the English Channel to the Alps and thousands of lives were […]

Anglophobia costs Australia $millions

The United Kingdom Settlers’ Association survey of British migrant needs was completed in 1999, with financial assistance from the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs. As a result of very extensive publicity, almost 11% of the British-born “usual residents” of the City of Melbourne completed survey forms. The largest group of respondents was aged 20 […]

Threats to Brits

There are many threats to the British migrant presence in contemporary Australia. This site will keep you up-dated on some of them. For the moment, read about a sad man called Harold Scruby … Harold Scruby is the executive director of an outfit called Ausflag. You’ve probably heard of him. He’s always writing to newspapers, […]

British Genes Resist AIDS

Six hundred and fifty years ago, the Black Death was stalking Europe. It arrived on ships from Asia, carried by fleas that had infected rats on board the ships. Before it burned itself out, the epidemic had killed about a third of the European population. Today, another plague – AIDS – has ravaged the world. […]

Did you hear about the bigot?

Did you hear about the bigot who hates all things English? He makes a good living in the concreting business, because almost everything in the city depends on this industry. It’s just a pity that reinforced concrete was invented by W.B. Wilkinson in Newcastle, England. Our bigot’s home uses electric power generated by steam turbines, […]

Anglophobia – 7.8% of Australian residents hate Brits

On 23/2/2011 the (Melbourne) Herald Sun newspaper published the results of a very large study which concluded that Australian residents of all racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds particularly disliked specific groups of other Australian residents. The study, released by Kevin Dunn of the University of Western Sydney, was conducted over 12 years and involved 12,500 […]

Another Anglophobe

“Australia Day is, of course, an artificial fabrication designed by governments, the corporate world, media, Australia Day Councils and smug Anglo-Saxons to ensure that we forget real history. “That Anglo-Saxon smugness is a resilient child of hypocrisy and racism. The mawkish jingoism, the noisy triumphalism and trumped-up nationalism lead to the xenophobia that treats our […]

Anglophobic historians

Professor Henry Reynolds, born in 1938, is typical of too many historians of his generation. He has dedicated his life to the service of people who are not his own people. The Israelis have a term for Jews who, like Henry, seem to be ashamed of their own culture: they call such people “self-hating Jews”. […]