Daily Archives: January 2, 2020


Not all, fall down

“It was clear Barbara McCulkin knew enough about each of the pair’s (Dempsey & Dubois) roles in night club bombings at the time for them to want to silence her.” – Justice Peter Applegarth at coronial inquest into the Whiskey Au … Continue reading


The ‘Don’ rattled by Eddie Gilbert

A retired health inspector (1925-2019), once told me he saw Eddie Gilbert bowl Bradman out for a ‘duck’. He may have been referring to a Sheffield Shield match in 1931. He said Gilbert bowled a ‘lethal’ ball, a beamer that … Continue reading