16 October 2012

Chinchilla Jones & the Legs of Doom

The remarkable story of Charles 'Chinchilla' Jones and his very unlucky legs, which were injured by a shark, World War 1 bullets and a tram.

This story can be read at 'South Brisbane Cemetery'.

Grave of CJ Jones in South Brisbane Cemetery (T Olivieri)
Jones' grave in South Brisbane Cemetery. (T Olivieri)



08 October 2012

The Moon Man, the Headless Murderer, & Me


This story can be read at 'A Scaffold High'

The head of Jimmy Ah Sue in a Sydney museum (from Greensop, 1944)
The head of Jimmy Ah Sue (from Greensop, 1944)