Category: irene’s story

Posted on: February 22, 2021 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

about Jim

Here is a very condensed version of some of Jim Gale’s anti-apartheid activism, the Gale family’s involvement in the 1971 Springbok rugby tour and the days leading up to and after Jim’s untimely death.  

Posted on: February 22, 2021 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

leaving

Leaving Melbourne and starting a new life in New Zealand. This little piece includes  one of brother in law Len’s jobs, life in New Zealand and a trip to Vienna. An introduction to world travel in the peace movement.        

Posted on: February 22, 2021 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

early days

Here are some snippets of Irene’s early life, including a love letter, a poem from brother to sister, and a tribute to her dad.