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Monthly Archives: January 2015
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
Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island, veterans Tagged and more BS., big business, BS, cars expenses, chemicals, conservatives, credit cards, Greens, liberals, NDP, promises, toxic sprays Leave a comment
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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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
Posted in 1956 Olympic Games, HMS Cockade, veterans Tagged ceremonies, drunken sailors, Fiji, grand visit, jeeps, new years eve, police, Suva, The Queen, Tiny 2 Comments
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
Posted in veterans Tagged Auschwitz, Birkenau, Europe, gas chambers, Germans, Hitler, homosexuals, jehovak witnesses, Jews, nazis, Poles 2 Comments
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
Posted in Belfast Blitz, veterans Tagged anderson shelters, Blitz, bombing, code breakers.arsenal, comupters, enigma, FA Cup, Germans, tube station, war Leave a comment
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
Posted in Just Fooling Tagged 100 years old., camera, deaf, focus, light humour, old ladys, photography, pictures newspaper, sisters., sofa, stormy morning, sunday morning, twins Leave a comment
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
Posted in politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged crooks, Ghiz, Hills of Borden, HST, McKinley, million dollar man, new King, pensions, plan B, sheridan, Sheriff, taxes, unhappy ever after., Webster 2 Comments
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
Posted in Belfast Blitz, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, politics, veterans Tagged appeasement, Chamberlain, Churchill, Hitler, mussolini, questions, time, war Leave a comment