Category: Peace Activist

Posted on: April 5, 2024 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

Dr Amanda Ruler MAPW

Dr. Amanda Ruler is a Registered Nurse, with 45 years of clinical experience in the city and the bush.  Her qualifications include a double major degree in Biology and Psychology, Honours in Psychology, PhD in research. She has been a Vice President of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) for about 14 years. This is very interesting listening. In part 1 Amanda tells us a little about herself…

Posted on: March 25, 2024 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

Andy Alcock

Listen to Andy Alcock’s 2 part fascinating order of events and below is a very comprehensive time frame of events, put together by Andy. The photograph is From the left: Donald Barnes (final treasurer), Rosemary McKay (final chairperson), Dr Richie Gun (longest serving chairperson & final secretary) & Andy Alcock (final information officer). The woman in the pink jumper on the right of the photo, but to the left of…

Posted on: January 25, 2023 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

Armistice with Dr Faber

This podcast on historian, Dr David Faber’s reflections, is a comprehensive analysis of the meaning of Armistice and of war and peace and it ends with David’s admission that the current situation is all quite scary. It needs to be shared.  

Posted on: February 4, 2020 Posted by: Sue Gilbey Comments: 0

A fascinating glimpse of the times in pre war Austria part 1

Hilde Varney, dear friend and long term peace activist, passionate about justice and human rights, gives Irene Gale and myself a taste of what life was like for a teenage girl in pre-war Austria. Funny little anecdotes off-set the gravity and trauma of the situation. In Part 2 Hilde takes the listener from hilarious stories of  conical bras worn by Russian women to grim stories of life under Hitler. This…