Monthly Archives: December 2017

Try This Comparison?

Try this Comparison in government awarded benefits for one “child/boy soldier/terroist” He received 10.5 million dollars. A Canada senior citizen who has worked his/her whole life for Canada is about to receive an award of 57 cents per month increase … Continue reading

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Remembering Christmas’s from Years gone By.

. .It is at times like this that I miss my two beautiful daughters and feel sad that they have grown up and moved on. They were always our purpose in life, our reason for living.  They have given us … Continue reading

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Footprints in the Sand

This is a story from a Ganges Boy  that seems appropriate at this special time of year. I’d like to share it with you. Many years ago two young boys were called upon to serve their country . They met … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve was a Gas!!!!

Petrol to my UK friends!!! The Night Before Christmas – K Mart 1972 Posted on December 22nd 2017 by irishroverpei Way back on Christmas Eve in 1972 I worked as the manager of the Tecumseh Rd Kmart Auto Centre and … Continue reading

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Another Great Recipe from the Irishrover

Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (For Your Eyes Only) Posted on December 20th 2017 by irishroverpei Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (From Admiralty Eyes Only File) Submariners Recipe Book (Classified and Ultra Secret) Rum issue CHRISTMAS CAKE Ingredients 1 Cup … Continue reading

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Christmas 1953 in Belfast.

Christmas 1953 was a quiet affair, no punishments for not eating marzipan! no being sent to my room on Christmas day. Nevertheless, it was also a strange time in my life, I was coping with a whole new set of … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner In Belfast 1952

In the attached photo you can see Pop May (my brother Tommy, not at the dinner) and the twins <Margaret and Tommy. Try to imagine how small our kitchen house was, the kitchen itself was approximately 20ft by 25ft. The … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

The boss wondered why one of his most valued employees was absent but had not phoned in sick. So he dialed the employee’s home phone number and was greeted with a child’s whisper. “Hello?” “Is your daddy home?” Small voice … Continue reading

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The Future! as 2017 comes to an end

Its rather strange, but when I first began reading this future list of predictions, the first thing that came to mind was the demise of the windup wrist watch. Remember all throughout the 1950-60-70’s(and even before)watches were expensive and not … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping.

I’m feeling rather proud of myself this morning, perhaps even a wee bit smug! I did all of my Christmas shopping yesterday. Actually only needed a couple of gifts, as I’d arranged most via my eldest daughter. Health has kept … Continue reading

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