Monthly Archives: January 2015

Promises Promises!!!

Over the next several weeks we are going to be given one promise after another in the hope of winning Islanders votes. Beware of these promises and do please listen carefully before you jump. Lets take the very first promise … Continue reading

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Election coming so listen Carefully

To listen carefully may not be as easy as it sounds, especially when listening to the Liberals!! the new King is more than a wee bit mute on what he has in store for Islanders. More of the same old … Continue reading

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Skipping in the Streets of Belfast Circa 1950

On Tuesday evening I watched the latest Rick Mercer show, one of my favourite TV programs. In this particular episode Rick visited a group, maybe team is a better word, of boys and girls specializing in skipping. Like so many … Continue reading

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Memories of The Fijian Police

Back in 2006 Linda and I visited the UK for a ten days. On the last day of our visit we stayed at a hotel near the airport awaiting our flight home the following morning. Whilst wandering around the hotel … Continue reading

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Remembered

January 27th 1945 a date to be remembered.  The day of the Allied liberation of Auschwitz-birkenau. This date is now commemorated annually as International Holocaust Remembrance day. Auschwitz was built in Poland in May 1940. The first extermination of prisoners  … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game.

Linda and I treated ourselves on Sunday evening. We went out for dinner and then on to a movie. We saw the new film “The Imitation Game” and a very good film it was. The true story of Prof Turing … Continue reading

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A Great Wintry Sunday Read

really enjoyed reading this book! It is a great story with many twists and turns while giving you something profound to think about. The author has a real talent and I believe a future in fiction. The book starts off … Continue reading

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Is he going to Focus??????

TWIN IRISH SISTERS CELEBRATE Twin sisters in a Newfoundland Nursing Home were turning one hundred years old. The editor of the local newspaper told a photographer to get over there and take pictures of the two 100 year old twins. … Continue reading

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Robber Hood Sheridan and his not so Merry Men!!!

Our Million Dollar Finance Minister once likened himself to Robin Hood. A real stretch of the bow string me thinks!!! However, Minister Sheridan’s recent comments have inspired another great Island Fairy Tale. Some outrageous right wing peasants have sullied the … Continue reading

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Playing for Time???

Negotiating with this Man  Playing for Time or Appeasement ?????  I doubt anyone would argue that Churchill was not a great wartime statesman. However, if I asked the same question of Neville Chamberlain many would consider him weak and an appeaser … Continue reading

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