Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Royal Navy of the 21st Century

I name this ship… after myself’: Queen uses bottle of WHISKY to officially name giant 65,000-tonne vessel that is the Royal Navy’s great white hope HMS Queen Elizabeth was officially named by the monarch at ceremony in Rosyth Dockyard, Fife … Continue reading

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Great Day of Football

Arsenal defeated WBA 1-0 in a fairly tight game, great winning goal by Danny Welbeck. Burnley struggled a bit with Aston Villa but managed a 1-1 tie on a penalty in the closing minutes. However, the most exciting game was … Continue reading

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Listen for the Bells!!!!!

With all the shenanigans going on in the Province with the Liberals running around like chickens with their heads cut off and looking for a new leader  we might well remember to listen for a bell. Remember every bell you … Continue reading

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Arsenal Win in Europe Championship

Yaya Sanogo Arsenal end Dortmund’s perfect record Arsenal qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League for the 15th successive season when they ended Borussia Dortmund’s 100 percent record in Group D with a 2-0 win at the Emirates … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Nov 27th 2014

Winter comes to Abram Village. Well it had to happen eventually, and today is the day. The Island is closed down, no schools, no ferry, bridge restrictions in place and my newspaper wasn’t delivered! I took the two posted photos  … Continue reading

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Balancing of Politically Correct Racist Jokes

Have you ever wondered why it’s OK to make jokes about Catholics, the Pope, Jews, Christians, the Irish, the Italians, the Polish, the Chinese, the French (including French Canadians) etc etc, but its insensitive to make jokes about Muslims? We need … Continue reading

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The Bizarre Situation of the Province

Thanks to the mess created by Robert Ghiz in not fulfilling is obligations to the Province, we now find ourselves in a very bizarre situation. Ghiz has failed to do things correctly by resigning and allowing the government to appoint … Continue reading

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Poor Weary Young Robert Ghiz

Forgive me if I allow sarcasm to creep into this blog regarding Robert Ghiz and his recent announcement to step down as Leader of the Provincial Liberal Government of PEI.  Ghiz surprised just about everyone by announcing his intentions the … Continue reading

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How To Spoil A Persons Weekend!!!!

My weekend has well and truly been spoiled, first Arsenal manage to lose to Manchester United 2-1 in a game that they should have won very handily. They controlled the game had dozens of corners. 75% of the possession and … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember. Nov 21st 1918

Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain’s greatest victory came 10 days later. Operation ZZ was the code name for the surrender of Germany’s mighty navy. For those who witnessed “Der … Continue reading

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