Monthly Archives: February 2014

Knocked Up in Windsor Ontario.

In 1972 Linda and I were just starting out together in what would become a life long love affair. We were young, energetic, excited and looking to the future. I had been transferred to Windsor by the company I worked … Continue reading

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Deep Thought Not Deep Wells

I’m beginning to realize what a great tool the social media can be if used with common sense. I continually post items of interest and concern about things our Provincial Government do. I believe this is also a very necessary … Continue reading

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Selling Fox Pelts to China?????

It was no surprise to see a detailed rebuttal in today’s Newspaper (26th Feb)from the Wildlife, Conservation & Protection people regarding the hunting and killing of foxes for their pelts. As I stated in my earlier blog the pelts are … Continue reading

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Puppy Love!!!!!!

Do you remember the song “And they called it puppy love”????not sure if that was the title or just some of the words, Whatever it is, it was running through my head this morning as I posted the two photos … Continue reading

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Another Review!!

I have managed to find another possible market for my book “The Royal Navy & Me”. It has been accepted into the ranks of other books about the Royal Navy. Maritime Books (Specialist Publisher of Books on the Royal Navy) … Continue reading

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HMS Ganges Mast 143 feet Ht

l/iAQFdQQAYAQGR9YNFDpBgEEiyY8kaqaQpMG99hQ3kEikslw/www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSuZXlUxwbk hope this video works for everyone, its something I did in 1955 and seems hard to believe all these years later. It sure stirred my blood this morning watching the boys climbing that grand old mast. It was the … Continue reading

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WildLife,Conservvation and Protection Fund??????

How nice are these pretty new licence plates for Prince Edward Island? You have the choice of ordering one with one of the following items on the plate, the Fox, Bluejay, Canada Goose,Salmon or a Lady Slipper, the island flower.¬† … Continue reading

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Attack on New York

During the Cold War we often worked with NATO on war exercises. Sometime in 1965 we were doing a simulated nuclear missile attack on New York City. Of course this was all pretend training, the submarine Alcide wasn’t nuclear and … Continue reading

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Is A Lotto Ticket the Answer

You know, when I sit down to write a blog my wife usually says, are you going to rant about politics again? don’t you know no one wants to read that rubbish!!! My wife may be right, but By God … Continue reading

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The Local Pub.

I can’t believe its another storm day , the schools are closed again! Another day of the snow blower and shovel, its enough to drive one to drink. Speaking of drink made me think back to my days stationed in … Continue reading

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