I first arrived on Canadian soil on January 18th 1964 via the British submarine HMS Alcide. I spent two years serving in Canadian waters before returning to the UK and leaving the navy in 1966. On the 18th January 1967 I once again landed on Canadian soil, this time as a landed immigrant via the Cunard liner RMS Sylvannia. This time to make my life and home here. I have had a wonderful life since that day, I married a lovely Canadian girl and together we raised to lovely daughters. I have always worked hard to make this great country a better place, to give back a little of the kindness and help I have received over the years. Certainly I found many differences in customs, beliefs and languages. However, it was my job to assimilate and adapt, and this I did quickly, I gained my citizenship in 1975 and now proudly call myself Canadian. I suppose if I was to be completely honest then I should tell you the only thing Canadian that I never took to was, and still is, Hockey! I’m afraid I’m just much of a soccer fan. I have to praise and agree with the Quebec Mayor , when you come to Canada do not expect Canada to change and accept the customs of others. If you choose Canada then become a Canadian. Leave your old life behind and fit into the new one here in this great Country.
A few more from across the pond which are somewhat funny.
Please if you find them offensive let me know.
Essex Girls or Two Blondes
Five blokes in an Audi Quattro arrived at the ferry checkpoint in Harwich, Essex.
Tracey, in her brand new uniform, stops them and tells them: ”I can’t let you on the ferry. It is illegal to have 5 people in a Quattro. Quattro means four. One of you will have to get out and stay behind.”
“Quattro is just the name of the car,” the driver replies disbelievingly. “Look at the papers, this car is designed to carry five people.”
“You cannot pull that one on me. This is Tracey you’re talking to here,” she replies with a smile. “Quattro means four. You have five people in your car and you are therefore breaking the law. So I can’t let you onto the ferry. It’s more than my job’s worth to let you all on.”
The driver is now very cross and replies angrily, “I’ve had enough of you. Call your supervisor over. I want to speak to someone with more intelligence!”
“Sorry,” responds Tracey, “but Sharon is busy with those two blokes in the Fiat Uno.”
CHEAP FLIGHTS !! My wife asked me what I was doing on the computer last night. I explained to her I was looking for cheap flights. “I love you!” she said, and then she got all excited,quickly undressed and we had great sex …… Which is odd because she’s never shown an interest in darts before !
For those who haven’t heard, Washington State recently passed two laws.
They legalized gay marriage and legalized marijuana.
The fact that gay marriage and marijuana were legalized on the same day makes perfect Biblical sense.
Leviticus 20:13 says: “If a man lies with another man they should be stoned”
Love them Neville!!! although I must point out, Leviticus 20-13 has been around the block a few times