Author Archives: Galantre

About Galantre

I was born Barbara Jean Speedwell in Belfast, but in 1948 our surname was changed, by the Catholic church when they baptised us and hid us in orphanages in Eire I am looking for my Brother Rufus or Jerry Hopewell who went down to an orphanage in Cork and last time I saw him was in London mid 60s, and sister Elizabeth Brodie Hopewell, who was with me in a Poor Claire Orphanage in Cavan. she later moved to amsterdam in the early 70s and that is when I last saw her. my sister and I were known as the black doctors daughters, as he was a popular doctor. anyone who knows anything regarding my siblings, please contact me via the comments on WWW.dracospeedwell.com thanks

A Nightingale Sang

http://sounds.bl.uk/Environment/British-wildlife-recordings/022M-W1CDR0001378-0800V0#_ if you copy and paste the above, in the address bar of a new window, you can hear a nightingale sing. I am learning to use wordpress, please excuse my ignorance, and feel free to comment and improve my … Continue reading

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the primal sunrise

every day is a fresh begining everyday day is a world made new today presents itself with new oportunities today you can start life afresh. the above four points quoted from the late Stewart Wilde I was born Barbara Jean … Continue reading

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Imagination Works works

A long time ago my wish was to visit my Fathers ancestral home Africa. I observe now with all the upheavals taking place there that wish may not come to be. Now I have seen another outlet, and that is … Continue reading

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Rather than forget the Gods of India…

Rather than forget the Gods of India…first clean up the Ganges.   Instead of looking at Mother India,  how about looking at the bigger picture of Mother Earth and how we can work and live together. We can all do something, … Continue reading

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Relative Values: how do we reconnect with those we have lost touch with?

testing, is there anybody out there? can you hear me, smile. I would appreciate feedback, as I am new to blogging, my main focus is getting in touch with my brother Jerry Hopewell, and my younger sister Elizabeth Brodie Hopewell … Continue reading

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