Monthly Archives: August 2018

Lack of Afforadable Housing on PEI

It boggles the mind when I hear our Liberal Government promise to look into the problem of affordable housing. We hear things like “we are looking into it” “we are going to tackle the issue” etc etc. The latest move … Continue reading

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Membership Again —Follow Up

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to yesterday’s blog by Christopher Richardson. Chris set himself up as the great legion defender, perhaps we should call him Richardson the Lion Heart of the legion? However, after he accused … Continue reading

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Membership Again!!!

At the recent national meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion, they dragged out that well worn (chesnut) excuse for declining membership numbers. According to the legion the number of veterans in the country are falling! Hmm! to the best of … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour.

A doctor goes out and buys the fastest and flashiest car he can find, a brand new Ferrari 488, costing him $500,000. He takes it out for a spin and stops at a red light. An old man on a … Continue reading

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A Wee Bit Early?What the Heck!!!!

Christmas Present — Stocking Stuffer!! Posted on August 24th 2018 by irishroverpei Still looking for that elusive Christmas gift for that special person? Please allow me to suggest a copy of my third book “Chapter XXI Armageddon”. This is my … Continue reading

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My Opinion is of No Value????

Just yesterday I ran into a very obnoxious encounter on FB with one Kelly Robinson. Clearly this young lady believes I have no right to an opinion that opposes her opinion. She showed no respect for my views and answer … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A pensioner drove his brand new Austin Seven (Turbo model) 100 mph, looking in his rear view mirror, he saw a police car behind him. He floored it to 140 , then 150, … then …155, … Suddenly he thought, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Austin Seven.

My Austin Seven and Me.(circa 1960) In the nineteen fifties and sixties I prided myself, as most boys did, in recognizing the many individual makes and models of cars on the road. Today it is all but impossible to tell … Continue reading

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Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul

I’m certainly no expert when it comes to government finances, then again nor are the politicians that spend our tax dollars. However, it’s not rocket science to figure out, when you borrow money you will have to pay interest. With … Continue reading

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Kmart Auto Centres Frolics and Fopars

I began working as a mechanic at the Dartmouth Kmart Auto Centre (Uniroyal operated the centres) in 1968. I left Uniroyal after eight years in 1975. I was at that time the centre manager in the Sudbury Store. During my … Continue reading

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