Daily Archives: December 31, 2019

Happy New Year 2020

I began my life in January 1939, seems so long ago now. ┬áThe years of a World at war, of rationing, austerity, poverty, hunger and fear of the atom bomb. Very different times indeed, were they better than today? Who … Continue reading

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Madrien Ferris – Wearing her late husbands medals!

I was sad to read of the passing of Madrien Ferris, on 27th December 2019. I didnt know her well, only met her once in the 1980s when she was a local NDP candidate in Charlottetown. My next encounter came … Continue reading

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