Monthly Archives: September 2015

HMS Cockade The Last Reunion.

An old shipmate sent me an email relating the Last Cockade reunion that took place in England on the weekend of Sept 25th-27th. How sad the emotional feelings that swept over me, such wonderful memories and such nostalgia. I could … Continue reading

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Federal Election Cardigan PEI

On the local new tonight they featured the election hopefuls in Cardigan.  The general usual boring election promises and goodies are being laid in this long drawn out ordeal, it has become humdrum and sleep causing. That was until tonight’s … Continue reading

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Refugees or Invasion. Part Two

As I expected I have received several responses to the above blog heading I posted on 25th Sept. A few as expected opposed the content but most were in general agreement. It wasn’t posted to start an argument or to … Continue reading

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The Old Arsenal is back!!!!

Leicester City’s Premier League unbeaten run ended today at the hands of Arsenal as they defeated the blues 5 – 2. Goals came from a hat trick for Alexis plus singles from Walcott and Giroud. However, this was no walk … Continue reading

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Refugees or Invasion

  The subject of today’s blog is very likely to stir much opposing comments. I suspect the author of the attachment will be named as a fear monger, racist or both. In fact, I will probably be accused in a … Continue reading

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Voting Green in Egmont????More Thoughts

A few days ago I posted some comments on the difficult question of wishing to vote Green, but if by doing so, a less desirable old party candidate might win. I still find it a difficult decision, but also have … Continue reading

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Dueling Ego’s !!!!!

I have to comment on the recent letters to the Editor of the Guardian Newspaper of PEI. I have always considered the letters as a way to express ones point of view on current issues. To date, I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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PNP Once More Raises its Ugly Head

Wonder why I have a photo of Kevin MacAdam between the Premier and those other two well known Cronies?. Perhaps you will remember Brooke McMillan, he had to return the PNP monies he received and later lost his job. Well … Continue reading

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A Little Known History

Canadian Virtual Military Museum Fall Weekends At CVMM Canadians in the Defence of Britain,Summer of 1940 Did this man save Britain ? Did American architect C. Howard Crane in his Home Guard uniform save Britain when it “stood alone” in … Continue reading

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A Golfers Lament.

I thought is little bit of humour might brighten your Monday Morning A Cow’s Tail  A man staggered into a hospital with a concussion, multiple Bruises, two black eyes, and a five iron wrapped tightly around  His throat. Naturally, the … Continue reading

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