During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted Parts 1 and 2 in earlier blogs. Here is Part 3. Continue reading
Who was Robert Kaleski?
Let’s start with his father, John Stanislaus Kaleski. John Kaleski was an assayer. At odds with local politics, he left his native Poland and moved to Germany where he held academic appointments at the universities of Heidelberg and Bonn. With no hope of returning to Poland, he emigrated to New South Wales. Continue reading
During the 1980s I allowed my irritation with the versions of Australian Cattle Dog history in current circulation to get the better of me. A case of shut up about it or sort it put. I took the second route. Continue reading
During the 1990s, Dr Helen Hewson-Fruend [www.acdb.au.com/biography.html] wrote a series of articles on form and function in the dog. I posted PART 1: THE BASIC DOG in an earlier blog. Here is Part 2. Continue reading
The Dispersal of the Halls Heeler
In 1836, George Hall, then aged seventy-two, made a new Will. In the climate of the times, it was just. George sought to reward his sons, William, John, Thomas Simpson, Matthew, Henry and Ebenezer, for the dedication and support they had given him in the name of expansion. Continue reading