Monthly Archives: January 2017

Life in a British Submarine circa 1960

It is strange as we grow old we seem to dwell more and more in the past. I  often go back to my time in submarines. Mostly it was good, mostly uneventful, and most importantly water tight!. Today, I have … Continue reading

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Big Pond Little Pond

The difference between big ponds and little ponds are the size of the fish in them. The big pond just south of us is inhabited by a big dangerous fish, perhaps better described as a killer shark. Our smaller PEI … Continue reading

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My Sunday Blog (still experimenting)

As you will notice I’m now able to post photos with my blogs. Linda worked all day retrieving my data from the kaput lap top and adding them here. Surprisingly she found loads of old photos I had long since … Continue reading

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On This day in 2011

Hi folks I think I’m back online with my new lap top and back to blogging. However, I must ask you to be patient, I’m just feeling  my way forward at the moment. I haven’t managed to find all my … Continue reading

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Budge Did Have Hair

what is all this fuss about in Newfoundland over Budge not having hair. Here is proof she had hair, lots of hair in a variety of styles including her coon skin cap look. Isn’t she cute with her real hair. … Continue reading

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Lap top is kaput

Sorry folks no further blogs until I replace my faithful friend who finally gave up life and has gone to a better place with the big computer in the sky. God bless and keep reading

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There will always be an England

There will Always be an England???? A shipmate sent me an email with a poem sent to him by another shipmate living in Spain. At the end of the poem it said if you are English please share. Well, I’m actually … Continue reading

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What Happened to British Craftsmanship??? What Happened to Truth

What ever happened to British Pride in engineering and automobile manufacturing? We once made the finest cars in the world, today we hardly own or produce a British brand, with Morgan maybe the lone exception. Was it greed, laziness,lack of … Continue reading

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Desperation at Dominion Command

The forty or so legion members employed at Dominion Command in Ottawa must be getting worried about their salaries. I get an email ad at least once a week trying to sell me more legion trinkets and tat. This week … Continue reading

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Sometimes we reap what we sow???

Rural PEI is in a battle with the MacLauchlan Liberal Government over school closures. I do not see a lot of hope for the five districts that are on the chopping block. To date MacLauchlan as acted like a dictator … Continue reading

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