Monthly Archives: January 2020

It needs to be studied???

Plastic pollution, deep water wells, climate change etc. I’ll start with deep water wells and how Brad Trivers stumbled through his recent radio interview. He use the word “well” numerous time throughout his radio talk. He was very defensive and … Continue reading

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NICE of PEI

Northern Ireland Children’s Events (NICE). As the saying goes “Been there done that and have the T Shirt”.  This was one of the things I’m most proud of. I wonder how many of our wonderfully kind volunteers still have the … Continue reading

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Island Literacy.

For more than seventeen years I was a volunteer with the Love program “ let older volunteers educate”. I worked one day a week at an elementary school and loved it. At first I worked with a variety of grades … Continue reading

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The Forth Bridge

This morning doing my usual scan of FB I came across a photo that stirred memories of long ago. In 1942 I crossed the Forth Bridge by train heading to Rosythe. I was three years old and had never seen … Continue reading

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Politicians & Photo Ops “Green”

I have nothing personal about Green MLAs having their photos taking at special events, fundraisers or other venues. However they do seem to appear on FB more often than not. Yesterday after seeing three Green MLAs photographed at a Robbie … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour.

CIGARETTE: A pinch of tobacco Rolled in paper With fire at one end And a fool at the other! MARRIAGE: It’s an agreement Wherein A man loses his bachelor’s degree And a woman gains her master’s. LECTURE: An art of … Continue reading

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Lack of Sex Education!

When I was in school in the 1940-50s, there was absolutely to sex education, in fact no talk of sex at all. If I asked about it I was told I didn’t need to know that until I married! A … Continue reading

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Where are the true Journalist?

Why do we not get any real news these days from the Island newspapers or CBC Compass or radio. We get lots of fluff, lots of local incidents reported. For example , my dog saved my life, my lane was … Continue reading

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The needs of Politicians ?

I’m sure I’m far from being the only islander that has complained about the ever rising taxation. I’m also sure I’m far from being the only one who has received the same reason for the necessity of raising the tax … Continue reading

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Do we have a Government of and for Islanders?

What is the answer to the question in the title, the answer is an emphatic NO. Many people heralded a new era when Dennis King was elected. He was well known and apart from some earlier rather sexist jokes seemed … Continue reading

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