Monthly Archives: August 2017

Driving Licenses!

Yesterday a shipmate posted an old Admiralty driving permit (Royal Navy) and it got me thinking. Somewhere in my collection of naval memorabilia I still had my driving permit from 1956. I took the test in Singapore Dockyards just before … Continue reading

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Consulting the Public

I have to believe the term “Consulting the Public” which includes consulting communities, groups and organizations is a meaningless term. Recently the new electric power cables from New Brunswick were completed on the shores of Borden PE. Before the project … Continue reading

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Political Correctness;

 It seems the western world has gone overboard with this ridiculous political correctness. Perhaps it is a result of all the Trump rhetoric south of the border? In the UK some crazy woman is demanding the statues of Nelson and … Continue reading

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Government Funding???

The Legion is a not-for-profit organization, which is funded by membership fees, and operates WITHOUT government GRANTS or financial assistance from the government. I’m a little confused! if the above statement is correct then why are some local PEI branches … Continue reading

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Vote for Yogi Please.

I want to dedicate todays blog to my friend Yogi Fell. Yogi is in the running to win $2000 in a competition, Heroes for the Horses. Please consider voting for her, everyday or even just once up until 10th Sept … Continue reading

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Australia Bound????

A young Portsmouth lass was so depressed that she decided to end her life by throwing herself into the sea. But just before she could throw herself from the wharf, a handsome young man stopped her. “You have so much … Continue reading

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Using The Sacred Poppy? Royal Canadian Legion?

Legion cry foul, after discovering a for profit company  using the sacred Poppy and veterans to sell their merchandize ????????? I have for a long time opposed the using of the sacred Poppy in Dominion Command merchandizing. They have produced … Continue reading

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I have travelled to many places, but did you and I ever meet there???? I have been in many places, but I’ve never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can’t go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I’ve … Continue reading

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Addition to todays blog “Cod Wars”

The story is told in this video 😉   HMS Eastbourne   Cod Wars 1958

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The Cod War

As my good friends Carl and Jan are visiting Iceland and the fact I asked them to keep an eye out for an old Royal Navy Whaler, I thought I should explain. Please read below the story of my adventures … Continue reading

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