Captain Cook’s Cottage Vandalised with Graffiti Referencing Australia Day

Helen Davidson, Guardian (London), January 23, 2014

Captain Cook’s cottage in Melbourne’s Fitzroy Gardens was vandalised on Thursday night, with the words “26th Jan Australia’s shame” spraypainted across the building’s facade.

A spokeswoman for City of Melbourne, Bronwyn Perry, confirmed the vandalism of Cook’s Cottage was found on Friday morning and said police are on site investigating.

“Police are looking at the moment to see what’s been broken . . . or if anything was stolen,” she said.

Victoria Police told Guardian Australia it received a call at 7:45am, but the extent of damage was not yet known.

Pictures of the graffiti show the spraypaint stretching around at least two outside walls and onto a window.

The home of Captain James Cook was built in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, England in 1755. It was bought in 1933 by an Australian businessman for £800 and in 1934 was taken apart, brick by brick, and transported to Australia, along with cuttings of ivy from the garden. The house was rebuilt in Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the settlement of Melbourne and today is a tourist attraction.

Cook’s cottage was also vandalised last year, first in January with paint and again in February with the words “Cappy Cook was a crook killer liar theif” (sic) graffitied on the building. Responsibility for the act was claimed by Melbourne anarchists.

“The creation myth of Australian society is that rather than looting, murdering, and displacing the original inhabitants, the Europeans were bringing a higher order of civilisation, economic organisation and religion to savage lands,” read their statement.

“The denial of this brutal and revolting history is nowhere more evident than on the 25th of January (sic), the celebration of Australia Day–the date of invasion. This is why we trashed the absurd shrine to genocide, Captain Cooks Cottage, with paint.”

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  • Oil Can Harry

    If these white antifa leftards in Australia and the US believe they’re living on stolen land they should donate their home to an “indigenous” tribe and leave the country.

    None of these girlymen have even one thousandth of the bravery of Captain Cook.

    • Agreed.
      They should likewise eschew “White Accouterments” and weal sandals & loincloths.

      • Lagerstrom

        They can also stop using facebook and plastic gadgets made by Apple.

    • WR_the_realist

      One never sees an anti-white white activist give up any of his own white skin privilege. Tim Wise still lives in a lily white neighborhood, in a house about twice as valuable as mine.

    • Lagerstrom

      There wouldn’t have been one dark face amongst those brave crusaders either.
      I remember a couple of years ago, I drove into the local university and heard a didgeridoo and some clacking sticks. I looked out the window and there was a lilly-White band of boys and girls. Not one indigenous person to be seen. Funny stuff.

  • Spartacus

    “The creation myth of Australian society is that rather than looting,
    murdering, and displacing the original inhabitants, the Europeans were
    bringing a higher order of civilisation, economic organisation and
    religion to savage lands,” read their statement.

    ——————————————————————————————————————–

    • NeanderthalDNA

      At least, unlike the North Sentinal Islanders, they seemed to have figgered out the magical secret of fire on their own.

      That’s quite an accomplishment. They should all receive a Nobel prize and a bottle of hooch for that. Someone call up the UN!

    • LACounty

      Sticks are underrated. And by simply breaking a stick in half, you have two sticks!

      • IstvanIN

        Is that Abo division?

        • LACounty

          Yes! 2.0!

      • William Krapek

        Oh you!

        Bwa! Ha! Ha!

    • Bantu_Education

      Which stick? It wasn’t the boomerang..!

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    It’s a “shrine to genocide.” That will soon be the pretext for defacing or destroying the monument to every pre-1950 dead white male in the United States, including the Washington Monument, Monticello, etc. etc.

  • MekongDelta69

    We wouldn’t want to infringe upon the ‘rights’ of the ‘indigenous’ population and ‘offend’ them, now would we?

    • Expecting the sort of people who spray-paint graffiti onto walls to learn to spell beforehand is probably “cultural imperialism” or something else naughty that the left dislikes.

      • Lagerstrom

        It’s hilarious how none of these clowns can spell.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Oh those brave messianic antifa basement dwellers! Fighting the good fight to destroy the civilization that enables their pathetic basement dwelling existence.

    Heroes of the downtrodden.

    • Remember that it is only right-wing, patriarchal, corporate greed that prevents them from moving into your home or mine, thus unfairly forcing them to live in their mothers’ basements.

      Or maybe that was just laziness, drug use and their complete unwillingness to acquire any sort of useful skills.

  • David Ashton

    Another straw in an evil wind being blown by the “Cultural Marxists”. Watch this space.

    In Britain, we are watching the incubation of “Britain is primarily responsible for Slavery” propaganda, on top of the “British Bystanders of the Holocaust” and “British Architects of Apartheid” etc. The usual methods – letters to the media, TV programmes, exhibitions, school lesson material, all on the way. Watch this space too.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Do you guys have Holocaust museums in Britain like we do in the States? I’ve been to England a few times but I wasn’t exactly on the look out for White guilt activities.

      • IstvanIN

        Doesn’t every country ruled by them have a H museum or 12?

      • WR_the_realist

        About as many people were murdered in the Holdor as in the Holocaust. (We can quibble about which event had the greater number of victims. But they were comparable.) To the best of my knowledge not a single country has a Holodor museum. I don’t even think Ukraine does.

        • David Ashton

          How much interest has there been in remembering the communist holocausts?

      • David Ashton

        There are only four main such specific sites in Britain, a tiny percentage of those in the USA and around the globe. The Imperial War Musuem has a special section on “The Holocaust”. Nottinghamshire has the Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre funded by a government grant, with an interactive unit to immunise primary school children against “racism”. The Finchley Jewish Museum has a section. Then there is an important research centre called the Wiener Library, which has been rehoused with files stretching to 18 miles.

        The Holocaust Educational Trust promotes the subject in schools and the media, and is gearing up to Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27. This is mainly for Gentiles to reflect on the subject and on their “racism” (references to the Palestinian “Nabka” are considered “inappropriate”), with Jews having their own YomHashoah later in the year. HMD is one of the legacies that Tony Blair bequeathed to his fundmeisters.

        Also worth mentioning in view of official prevarication over the Katyn memorial is the Holocaust Memorial Garden in Hyde Park. Originally there was a campaign to put a memorial near the British Cenotaph, but somehow our Establishment balked at this architectural chutzpah, and the memorial was moved to another site. Labour MP Gerald Kaufman said it was essential because German responsibility was “shared by other countries”. The chief bandwaggoner of Holocaust Remembrance has been Lord Greville Janner who said that “any threat to Jewish rights is an immediate and an inevitable threat also to the rights of every other minority”. An internet search will disclose one particular minority in which this personage is alleged to have shown a special interest, if a recent police raid on his home has been anything to go by.

    • Oil Can Harry

      Sheer madness! Slavery has existed since time immemorial and Britain was the first nation to outlaw it.

      These Cultural Marxists make the Flat Earth Society look credible.

      • David Ashton

        There was a letter a few days ago in “The Guardian” aka “The Guiltpedlar” stating that the British were responsible directly for 25% of slavery and the slave trade. Omitted from a moment’s mental calculation was Muslim slavery, of which English and other white people were among the victims. It’s no good writing to this newspaper with corrections, since it is not interested; its leftist correspondence columns are a PC self-parody.

        “Who controls [knowledge of] the past, controls the future” (Orwell, “1984”).

        • Bantu_Education

          I notice that the Grauniad (sic) no longer has a “thumbs-up or thumbs-down” feature – you can now only “recommend” the pathetic self-hating drivel of liberal jerks whose drivellings are guaranteed to please the Guradians marxist mentality moderators.

    • I was under the distinct impression that Britain was one of the principal architects of the end of the Holocaust, which occurred with the military defeat of the Nazi government in May, 1945.

      • David Ashton

        That common-sense history doesn’t wash with those Jews and others who think we didn’t do enough, or did it too late, or gave refuge to too few, or colluded with “anti-semitism” (e.g. Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dickens &c) before WW2 and with it afterwards (e.g. fighting Zionist terror in Israel), or detracted from its uniqueness by giving too much attention to “other” massacres, or admitted “nazis” as citizens, speakers or footballers, or failed to criminalise anyone who thinks that gassing over six million people inside three years might possibly have been a bit impracticable, and so on and so forth. We are all guilty as potential or actual Amalekites.

        • Didn’t do enough? Britain was in the war from kickoff to champagne, and fought alone for over a year.

          • David Ashton

            The “British” are currently blamed for all kinds of things from the Bengal famine to the suppression of Mau Mau, so it is not surprising that “The Holocaust” would be added, however many lives and limbs of my fellow-countrymen like my airman cousin
            were lost in WW2 or were bombed out like my uncle’s family.

            1. The International Communist Current (on-line), gearing up for renewed class war in the coming world capitalist crisis, accuses the “[western] Allies and the Nazis” for the “Holocaust”.
            2. William R. Perl’s “The Holocaust Conspiracy” (2011) “exposes” the interconnected “plots” to “effectively support Nazi genocide programs” by “many nations”, especially viciously “anti-Jewish” Britain, plus the Red Cross.
            3.Peter Williamson Campbell’s “Britain was Responsible for WW1,WW2 & the Holocaust….” (2010) brings in Americans as abetting our evil crimes.
            4.Members of the US Government “Nazi War Crimes & Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group” claimed in July 2001 that the British and US authorities knew about a Nazi extermination plan early in 1942 but did nothing whatever in response, such as warning the Jews in Europe.

            Now some Jews have reasoned thus: (a) The Nazis planned to exterminate every Jew on the planet; (b) all Jews today are therefore survivors; (c) most other nations were either supporters or bystanders of the attempted plan, and therefore (d) must share guilt and provide reparations; (e) Israel must be the chief beneficiary, especially as (f) the Arabs and their allies are planning another holocaust , to exterminate Israel and world Zionism.

            However, Britain is beginning to know its place and make a few “amends”. Our Prime Minister has declared that Holocaust Memorial Day is “very important” in “our national calendar” and brought leading Jewish repesentatives in the Cabinet Room of 10 Downing Street to work out how The Holocaust will be fittingly, permanently remembered and “kept alive” by future generations of the British people.

            A special commission “representing our whole society” has been established, with the support and/or membership of the Chief Rabbi, Jewish Leadership Council Chairman Mick Davis, BBC broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky, Zionist Education Secretary Michael Gove, Bisexual Liberal Democrat Simon Hughes, Labour Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, Times Co-Editor Lord Finkelstein, Arts Council boss Sir Peter Bazalgette (once accused of debasing TV standards), Hollywood celebrity Helen Bonham Carter, &c. South-Africa born Chief Rabbi Mirvis said this was a unique opportunity to “shape” education about the “greatest evil perpetuated by man” and “ensuring that we in Britain learn the lessons”.

            The HMD Statement of Commitment contains the statement that “we have a shared responsibility to fight [the] evils” of “antisemitism, racism, xenophobia and discrimination”. Thus the Nazi episode in modern history is used as perpetual psy-war against every nation other than Israel.

  • So CAL Snowman

    As always, the people that hate Whites and White colonialism are the
    ones that benefit the most from the civilizations we created.

    • Some people treat infections with antibiotics, others – a poultice of dung.
      Who are we to judge which is better?

      • Sick of it

        If we’d stop offering them the best healthcare on the planet free of charge, we may not be so outnumbered in the future.

    • Conrad

      But of course, it’s okay when they colonize and commit genocide.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    ” Aboriginals and their supporters should stop and think for a moment”

    Stop…see the problem with that statement, mate? (HA HA)

  • NeanderthalDNA

    I’ve loved you striney austral peckerwoods ever since I saw Mad Max as a kid.
    Roomed with an Aussie for a bit in college. From the real outback. Took me a month to figger out what he was saying, but I’d smile and nod a lot. Like, “I have no idea what yer saying but I like you,” that sort of thing.

    Strine…reminds me of my part of the English world’s almost unintelligible and much burlesqued accent.

    Ran across a humorous book on the topic a few years back….good stuff.

    • My best friend from Down Under has an accent so thick that other folks who have picked up the phone here didn’t even know what language Dan was speaking. It isn’t Paul Hogan’s Strine.

      • Bantu_Education

        Does he greet people with “aryergarn”?

        • Lagerstrom

          “Owzitgoan”?

  • Sick of it

    Apparently these jokers don’t realize that men like Cook could have killed every single native and taken what they wanted. It’s not like the natives could have fought back.

    • IstvanIN

      What you are saying is: he was WAY too nice.

      • Conrad

        Our people should never live in an area unless we completely remove every vestige of the non-white population. If we cannot populate the land with our own children, we should not go there.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          It’s coming to that, sooner than later.

  • Nicholas

    I actually happen to live only a few kilometers from where Captain Cook landed. The area I live in is still 99% white, and is famous for its “racist” inhabitants. A few years ago, in response to a lifeguard being severely beaten by muslim scum, white people assembled on the streets of Cronulla in large numbers to make it clear that muzzies are no longer welcome. I’ve got to say, its been a better place since.

    Still, it is funny how every Australia day the generic white guilt facebook statuses flood my news feed. It always makes me wonder, if these people hate whites so much, why do they remain in one of the whitest suburbs in Sydney?

    • Conrad

      It’s called colonization & displacement.

    • David Ashton

      The British media, when it takes an interest in Australia at all, will report for example “white racist attacks” on immigrant “Lebs”. No mention of the other way round, or the crime rate among non-white settlers in the now not-so-lucky country.

    • Bantu_Education

      Cronulla..!! Good on yer….

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    If past mistreatment of aborigines by Australians qualifies as genocide, then so does the far more destructive and murderous ethnic cleansing of native white Australians by means of massive third world immigration. The government-sponsored ethnic cleansing of whites better fits the definition of genocide than whatever happened to the aborigines in the 18th and 19th centuries, which pales in comparison to the mass murder taking place in present-day Australia.

    Antifas are typical leftist hypocrites. It’s OK for whites to be ethnically cleansed through massive third world invasion and colonization, but it’s wrong for whites to do the same. At least the white colonists brought “a higher order of civilisation, economic organisation and religion to savage lands,” unlike the vicious, brutal third world colonizers who bring nothing of value and come to leech off the white man’s wealth.

    • Conrad

      The non-whites did the same things. Sometimes it was to other races, sometimes to their own kind. They don’t have a written record of it (gee I wonder why) but they did it just the same.

  • Sick of it

    You say that like they’ve figured it out since.

    • Bantu_Education

      Maybe by now they’ve figured out a link between alcohol consumption and birth, but I wouldn’t bet on it..!

  • WR_the_realist

    “The creation myth of Australian society is that rather than looting,
    murdering, and displacing the original inhabitants, the Europeans were
    bringing a higher order of civilisation, economic organisation and
    religion to savage lands,” read their statement.

    Why is that a “myth”? Replacing Australian aborigines with whites did in fact bring about a higher order of civilization, economic organization, and religion to savage lands. Some facts may be hard to bear but they are facts nonetheless.

  • itdoesnotmatter

    Aussies, I suggest you install CCTV around the cottage.
    I.D. and hunt down the creeps who would perpetrate such a desecration.
    Abos, as our American Indians, driven by DWLs, can have it all without lifting a finger. Are they grateful? H***, no. They insist we cower in shame and give up even more, especially our own ethnic pride.

  • David Ashton

    As an Englishman I find it offensive when Australians, Canadians and New Zealanders have had to queue in the foreign lanes for entry into this country, behind Mohammad Timbuctoo and his four wives and fifteen relatives.

  • Brian

    “The creation myth of Australian society is that rather than looting,
    murdering, and displacing the original inhabitants, the Europeans were
    bringing a higher order of civilisation, economic organisation and
    religion to savage lands,”
    ====
    Did the Abos build the Sydney opera house? I’m pretty sure the fishing rod was beyond them.

    • Brian

      Compare:

    • Brian

      Contrast

  • Since Captain Cook managed to get himself KIA in a skirmish in Hawaii with some of the nonwhites who concern these vandals, the whole recent property destruction incident seems quite ironic.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    They seem to understand they have a good thing going. Guess evil White oppression really brings in the gibsmedat.

  • Bantu_Education

    These ignorant primitive Abos don’t seem to be aware that Captain Cook was an explorer who had nothing to do with the later colonisation. He also never went anywhere near Melbourne (founded 1836) so for his cottage to be there is absurd. And it almost certainly would have had a thatched and not a tiled roof. It doesn’t look in the least authentic.

    • We can also raise the issue of the alleged “genocide”, which was mainly the result of imported smallpox and tuberculosis, to which Australian aborigines had even less resistance than Amerinds. Alien diseases typically go through a “virgin” population like a forest fire. The germ theory of disease wasn’t completely accepted until the work of Hungarian doctor Ignaz Semmelweis in 1847, so ascribing some sort of deliberate action on the part of Europeans to native population decline in Australia is anachronistic. It should be noted that the white convicts transported from Britain to Australia also died in droves (the Crown sent them to Australia because after the American Revolution, Georgia ceased to be available as a penal colony.)

  • Bantu_Education

    “As for genocide I will let others judge but as early as 1836 white settlers were being hung for shooting Aboriginals who had invaded their farms.”

    In “Australia the first twelve years” the liberal author is at pains to depict the Abos as peaceable people who’d had their land invaded, but on reading the various historical anecdotes within the book its clear that the Abos were often violently attacking and killing settlers and, on the occasions when Abos were killed it was always in retribution for their crimes. And yes, many convict settlers and lower rank soldiers were hanged for attacking (not necessarily killing) Abos. Occasionally Abos were also hanged but only for far more serious crimes. Nothing much has changed, has it?

  • David Ashton

    How many blacks were actually transported or employed by British people before emancipation?

    How does it compare numerically with British and other white people enslaved by Muslims?

    I have the Thomas book upstairs in my library, but am too busy (lazy) to go and re-read it, massah.

    Anyway my grandchildren were not responsible for black slavery or compensation any more than the great-great-grandchildren of African chieftains who made a profit from it.

  • Bantu_Education

    If only – and also if only Mandela had made a similar speech, thanking whites for handing them a fully-formed country, after his inauguration. I’ve never heard any black politician say one good word – NOT ONE – for what whites gave them.

  • Bantu_Education

    Yeah, and when you take a stroll through any of those lovely peaceful harbourside reserves you are constantly assaulted with “informational” placards about how the Abos “respected nature” and were the first “environmentalists” and how their peace-loving bucolic paradise was destroyed by evil ‘ol whitey, and all that sickeningly obsequious crap…..

  • Bantu_Education

    The creation myth of Aboriginal “society” is that, rather than constantly raiding, torturing, and murdering neighbouring tribes and setting the land afire creating vast out of control bush-fires that created deserts and wiped out millions of indigenous animals – they were “respecting nature” and “only took what nature provided and no more ” whilst living in total harmony with both their natural environment and their peace-loving neighbours.

    • Whitetrashgang

      So true and lots of idiots believe it, sickening .

  • Brian

    Have you considered pacifying their demands by giving them the casino industry? We’ve had some success with our natives on that front. 😉 But of course the Native Americans were not nearly so primitive as the aborigines– they had cities like Cahokia and Etowah, large-scale trading networks, agriculture and fishing…so it might not work as well. You have my sympathy.

    • Bantu_Education

      Then whitey could bet on Aboriginal traditional cultural games like spear-chucking and bone throwing. They could even come up with an incest betting game.

  • David Ashton

    Well, Dr X marks the spot. I have argued for that solidarity ever since I came on this website a long time ago.

  • David Ashton

    Look out the Australian branches of The Royal Society of St George and strengthen their founder’s original aims before we lose them too.

  • Bantu_Education

    I’m surprised they haven’t lobbied for casinos on their reserve’s as Indians have done in the US. Or are they too sacred for that?

    • Bantu_Education

      The Abo’s are never happy are they? Actually I heard that one Abo tribe was delighted with their land grant. That mob were awarded “Liquorland”. lol…

  • Bantu_Education

    Its worth remembering that the original meaning of “concentration camps” was just that – it was to “concentrate” a population sometimes for their own defence and/or, as in this case, to prevent them helping the other side. They were never intended to be extermination camps.

    • The Spanish used the technique in Cuba in the 1890s, just to get the local civilian non-combatants into places where they could be separated from the insurrerctos. In the 1960s, the US and South Vietnam would use the same method.

  • Lagerstrom

    Those ‘culture wars!’

  • Katherine McChesney

    I believe it’s spelled “Holodomor”.

    • WR_the_realist

      Oops — you’re right.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      The Holodomor was a Holocaust, and so was all the other atrocities against the Slavs on the part of the non-white, murderous usurpers who are hostile ethnic aliens. Those who cannot be named were behind this, and the government of the United States, and Western Europe knew that then and they know that now. Until the fall of the Soviet Union, the Holdomor was a forbidden subject that landed people in the Gulag. The term means “death by starvation in Ukrainian.

      • Leaving out the completely deliberate aspects to the Holodomor, please remember that these were the years that Lysenko rose to celebrity status as a “biologist” in the USSR for his moronic, anti-scientific and utterly disastrous contributions to Soviet agriculture. Lysenko was the Soviet ranking of social priorities in microcosm.

        Under communism, it does not matter whether a chicken lays eggs, so long as that chicken is red.

  • William Krapek

    James Cook is one of the greatest human beings in history. He had tremendous moral qualities we should all hope to shadow. Captain Kirk is obviously based on him.

    We are ruled by the insane and the shameless.

    • When one reads about British sailors of that era, one is constantly amazed at their skill and toughness. Captain Bligh isn’t fondly remembered by history, but he and the men who remained loyal to him sailed an open boat from the site of the Bounty mutiny all the way to Australia: a remarkable feat of seamanship by any standard. Admiral Nelson was once partially scalped by a huge flying splinter that had been knocked off his ship by enemy cannon fire, and after he got up, he had the flap of his scalp that was hanging over his eyes bandaged back in place and resumed command without leaving his quarterdeck.

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        There has been numerous instances of officers and enlisted men too who stayed in the fight, often when fatally wounded themselves right to the end. Admiral Nelson is of course one of the most famous such fighting men to die in the line of duty this way, but even though he died, the British won the battle of Trafalgar against France and Spain. He deserves to be remembered for his courage, right up to his death from a sniper’s bullet smashing his spine.

        • My favorite Nelson story is from the Battle of Cape St. Vincent, Feb. 14, 1797. Commanding the 74-gun HMS “Captain”, he led a boarding party onto the 80-gun Spanish “San Nicholas”, and then having captured her, crossed over onto the 112-gun Spanish “San Jose”, capturing that one as well. “San Nicholas” was later jokingly referred to as “Nelson’s Patent Bridge for Boarding First-Rates”.

  • David Ashton

    A great pity the post-war Europe-Africa idea of Oswald Pirow and others could not have succeeded, and supported the white people in the Kenya highlands, Rhodesia, South Africa and even Portuguese territory. Who knows what could happen in the future?

    Anyway, English, Afrikaners and other white folk are welcome in England, so far as I am concerned, a damn sight more welcome than Pakistani terrorists, Gypsy criminals, Jamaican dope-mules or even Syrian refugees. My doctor and my dentist are both Afrikaners, and excellent. As for the Royal Society of St George, Afrikaners would probably not wish to join this particular organisation, but would be very welcome as guests or associate members.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    There’s a growing number of buildings, even cities that would deserve to be called shrines to genocides against whites, for they were conceived and to this day still are directed there. That list starts with the White House.

  • David Ashton

    Well, there is something to be said I suppose for your last paragraph.

    The Muslims enslaved Hindus as well. Their slave trade petered out only in recent years.

  • Alexandra1973

    This kind of thing reminds me of 1984, especially the characters Aaronson, Rutherford, and Jones. Make past heroes out to be villains. I believe they’re already doing that here in America, wouldn’t surprise me if our Founding Fathers turned out to be terrorists somehow.

  • David Ashton

    Why not?

  • Whitetrashgang

    Funny, you could give the same speech in Canada. I guess Aboriginals race to the bottom wherever they are

  • MartelsGhost

    How does one “steal” anything from people who have no concept of ownership?

  • My only trip to the Sydney Opera House was in 1997, to see a musical play there with the two UNSW undergrad ladies I was dating at the time. It was evening, and there were no Aborigines around. Perhaps they had all gone home to get drunk by then.