Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Little Sunday Humour

A husband and wife had four boys. The odd part of it was that the older three had red hair, light skin, and were tall, while the youngest son had black hair, dark eyes, and was short. The father eventually … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy and ME.

The Royal Navy & Me Now available as an E-Book, go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation

Proportional Representation. Justin Trudeau promised it would be the last FPTP election. Enough voters were fooled and he was elected. now we know his promise meant nothing. The PEI election may come soon, islanders must be ready. Remember the broken … Continue reading

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A Very Original Story

Adam opens the Holy Bible to the book of Revelations chapter 21. The year is 4013. You might ask how he came to end up two thousand years in the future. This is an exciting story that follows a nuclear … Continue reading

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The Irish uprising April 24th-29th-1916

The Republic of Ireland lasted six days from April 24th to the surrender on April 29th. While it appeared the rebellion had failed, it actually was just the beginning . The Irish realized they could not win by open conflict, … Continue reading

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Lily and Me. A book worth reading

My Book – Lily & Me Now available as an E-Book. Go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover Truly a great story if you decide to buy, you will not regret it. A wonderful gift for Christmas and other occasions. Although a memoir, it … Continue reading

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Where Does The Money Come From???????

It’s interesting to note that PM Justine Trudeau who recently stated the following to a disabled veteran at a Town hall meeting. “You are asking for more than we can give”??  However, just yesterday the same Justine Trudeau seems to … Continue reading

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The Maiden Voyage 2018

Oos The BMW emerged from the garage for the first ride of 2018 today, Wednesday 11th April. Not sure how far Linda will go or how long the ride will last, its not exactly motorcycle weather yet. Still very cold … Continue reading

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The Baby Soother?

Going up in Belfast in the early 1950’s I only knew one term for the baby soother. We called them Dummy Tits! and they were very common in the back streets of the city. Often mothers would stick the dummy … Continue reading

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Island adventure- hitch hiking????

Another adventure aboard HMS Cockade in 1957. On the 2nd January we sailed off into the Pacific heading for a tiny island under British control. The ship arrived before dark the same day and secured alongside a somewhat unstable jetty. … Continue reading

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