Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 30th 1945 Hitler is Dead

April 30th 1945, a day for the World to celebrate. The Führerbunker was an air-raid shelter located near the Reich Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. It was part of a subterranean bunker complex constructed in two phases which were completed in … Continue reading

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Questioning Legion Hierarchy

  While the issue I have attempted to have amended is not on the same level as the issues arising from the Executive spending policies. It does however, very well demonstrates that the Legion Hierarchy see themselves as untouchable by … Continue reading

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Newfoundland Government Slashing Funding to Public Libraries

Apparently the Newfoundland Government is no smarter than the one we have here on PEI. Taking funding away from the libraries is about as smart as telling people to use both sides of the toilet roll to save paper!! I … Continue reading

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Wee Geordie

Its strange how some old films stay with a person for a lifetime. In my case (60 years) the film “Wee Geordie” has always held a place in my heart. I suppose it is mainly due to the fact I … Continue reading

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The Iron Lung.

As a young boy I feared the thought of being confined in an Iron Lung. In the 1940’s-50’s Polio was a common and dreadful disease that mostly affected children. Sometimes we heard of a classmate being diagnosed with Polio, he … Continue reading

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Did You Ever Wonder Where Old English Saying Originated

Did you ever wonder where the old saying such as “Its raining cats and dogs” or One for the road” came from???? if not then read on. There is an old hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London which used to have … Continue reading

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Duffy not Guilty??????????

Duffy has been found not guilty, so justice has been done and that is an end to it. The happy Senator will strut back into the Red Chamber with his head held high. It makes me ask the question do … Continue reading

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Arsenal Move Up

Arsenal improved their league position on Thursday evening with a decisive 2-0 win over WBA. The three points lifted the Gunners into third place in the league and 4 points ahead of Manchester United. Manchester City drop back into fourth … Continue reading

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Budget Bullsh-t or Fudget Budget

One could say this latest Liberal budget came straight from the horse’s as- oops mouth. Just like the Ghiz government before him who made no mention of bringing in the HST. The Maclauchlan government promised during the last election campaign, … Continue reading

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British Waterways (Canals)

I was browsing the jumble sale at Victoria West Church this morning and came across this interesting book titled “Building Britain’ Canals”. It brought back my childhood memories of living near the Grand Union Canal. This canal ran from London … Continue reading

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