Two days later, before leaving what is now called Dirk
Hartog Island, Hartog left a pewter dish inscribed with an account of his visit fixed to a wooden post at a location now called Cape Inscription.
With the help of a substantial donation from friends in Richmond, Dirk
was able to enrol as a medical student at the University of Cape Town, graduating there in 1955.
Motley's account was a source for a poem about Dirk
written by an Anglican minister and published in The English Illustrated Magazine of London in 1885.
Simon and Nicky Haines, Suzanne Roe, Andrew Hales Shane Gray, Maja Hoellrigl, Nina Galbavy, Yvonne Gray, Stephan Jaschky Fred Gallagher, Gary Cardin, Michele Wilby, Mike Mountfield, Coral and Reul Taylor Noelle Chaplin, Natasha Speight, Ann Tonks, Host Peter Maskell, Julia Longmore, Sarah Clarke, Stephen Tearne John and Judy Tayler, Vicky and David Hall David Colcombe, Dirk
Flanigan, Aktar Islam
said: "They were brilliant and thrilled to bits.
was spotted by a member of the public and returned unharmed to Sea World where he was reunited with girlfriend Peaches.
is one of 29 fairy penguins housed at Sea World in Queensland.
Instead of being relieved that he's off the hook, Dirk
is rather insulted that he's not considered capable of being an evil criminal mastermind.
It's unlike anything else on telly - it's a double act really between Dirk
and Richard Macduff, (Stephen's Green Wing co-star Darren Boyd).
Luckily for the uninitiated, he's being brought to life in an hour-long BBC Four adaptation of Dirk
Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by an actor who loves the stories.
PEPE REINA has already exchanged jubilant text messages with Dirk
Kuyt in anticipation of Sunday's World Cup final.
EIGHTIES TV star Dirk
Benedict has blasted the new ATeam movie - even though he appears in it.